New Living Translation
I cannot eat for sighing; my groans pour out like water.
King James Bible
For my sighing cometh before I eat, and my roarings are poured out like the waters.
Darby Bible Translation
For my sighing cometh before my bread, and my groanings are poured out like the waters.
World English Bible
For my sighing comes before I eat. My groanings are poured out like water.
Young's Literal Translation
For before my food, my sighing cometh, And poured out as waters are my roarings.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:24 Before, and c. - Heb. before the face of my bread, all the time I am eating, I fall into sighing and weeping, because I am obliged to eat, and to support this wretched life, and because of my uninterrupted pains of body and of mind, which do not afford me one quiet moment. Roarings - My loud outcries, more befitting a lion than a man. Poured out - With great abundance, and irresistible violence, and incessant continuance, as waters flow in a river, or as they break the banks, and overflow the ground.
LibraryWhether in the State of Innocence Children Would have Been Born Confirmed in Righteousness?
Objection 1: It would seem that in the state of innocence children would have been born confirmed in righteousness. For Gregory says (Moral. iv) on the words of Job 3:13: "For now I should have been asleep, etc.: If no sinful corruption had infected our first parent, he would not have begotten "children of hell"; no children would have been born of him but such as were destined to be saved by the Redeemer." Therefore all would have been born confirmed in righteousness. Objection 2: Further, Anselm …
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My appetite disappears when I look at it; I gag at the thought of eating it!
"And now my life seeps away. Depression haunts my days.
They lose their appetite for even the most delicious food.
For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be sung to the tune "Doe of the Dawn." My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? Why are you so far away when I groan for help?
I am exhausted and completely crushed. My groans come from an anguished heart.
My heart is breaking as I remember how it used to be: I walked among the crowds of worshipers, leading a great procession to the house of God, singing for joy and giving thanks amid the sound of a great celebration!
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