New International Version
So he ended their days in futility and their years in terror.
King James Bible
Therefore their days did he consume in vanity, and their years in trouble.
Darby Bible Translation
And he consumed their days in vanity, and their years in terror.
World English Bible
Therefore he consumed their days in vanity, and their years in terror.
Young's Literal Translation
And He consumeth in vanity their days, And their years in trouble.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Their days did he consume in vanity - By causing them to wander forty years in the wilderness, vainly expecting an end to their labor, and the enjoyment of the promised rest, which, by their rebellions, they had forfeited.
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'That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep His commandments.'--PSALM lxxviii. 7. In its original application this verse is simply a statement of God's purpose in giving to Israel the Law, and such a history of deliverance. The intention was that all future generations might remember what He had done, and be encouraged by the remembrance to hope in Him for the future; and by both memory and hope, be impelled to the discharge of present duty. So, then, the words …
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then I will do this to you: I will bring on you sudden terror, wasting diseases and fever that will destroy your sight and sap your strength. You will plant seed in vain, because your enemies will eat it.
In this wilderness your bodies will fall--every one of you twenty years old or more who was counted in the census and who has grumbled against me.
I, the LORD, have spoken, and I will surely do these things to this whole wicked community, which has banded together against me. They will meet their end in this wilderness; here they will die."
All our days pass away under your wrath; we finish our years with a moan.
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