New International Version
When my heart was grieved and my spirit embittered,
King James Bible
Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins.
Darby Bible Translation
When my heart was in a ferment, and I was pricked in my reins,
World English Bible
For my soul was grieved. I was embittered in my heart.
Young's Literal Translation
For my heart doth show itself violent, And my reins prick themselves,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thus may heart was grieved - The different views which I got of this subject quite confounded me; I was equally astonished at their sudden overthrow and my own ignorance. I felt as if I were a beast in stupidity. I permitted my mind to be wholly occupied with sensible things, like the beasts that perish and did not look into a future state; nor did I consider, nor submit to, the wise designs of an unerring Providence.
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Of Meditating on the Future Life.
When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"
Then they got rid of the foreign gods among them and served the LORD. And he could bear Israel's misery no longer.
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