New Living Translation
they would outweigh all the sands of the sea. That is why I spoke impulsively.
King James Bible
For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea: therefore my words are swallowed up.
Darby Bible Translation
For now it would be heavier than the sand of the seas; therefore my words are vehement.
World English Bible
For now it would be heavier than the sand of the seas, therefore have my words been rash.
Young's Literal Translation
For now, than the sands of the sea it is heavier, Therefore my words have been rash.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:3 Sea - Which is heavier than dry sand. Swallowed - My voice and spirit fail me. I cannot find, or utter words sufficient to express my sorrow or misery.
'The fruit of the Spirit is joy.' Gal 5:52. The third fruit of justification, adoption, and sanctification, is joy in the Holy Ghost. Joy is setting the soul upon the top of a pinnacle - it is the cream of the sincere milk of the word. Spiritual joy is a sweet and delightful passion, arising from the apprehension and feeling of some good, whereby the soul is supported under present troubles, and fenced against future fear. I. It is a delightful passion. It is contrary to sorrow, which is a perturbation …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
A Solemn Address to those who Will not be Persuaded to Fall in with the Design of the Gospel.
"And we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
"My complaint today is still a bitter one, and I try hard not to groan aloud.
Let God weigh me on the scales of justice, for he knows my integrity.
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