New Living Translation
"I cannot keep from speaking. I must express my anguish. My bitter soul must complain.
King James Bible
Therefore I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore I will not restrain my mouth: I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
World English Bible
"Therefore I will not keep silent. I will speak in the anguish of my spirit. I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
Young's Literal Translation
Also I -- I withhold not my mouth -- I speak in the distress of my spirit, I talk in the bitterness of my soul.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:11 Therefore - Since my life is so vain and short, and when once lost, without all hopes of recovery. I will plead with God for pity before I die; I will not smother my anguish within my breast, but will ease myself by pouring out my complaints.
LibraryWhether the Souls who are in Heaven or Hell are Able to Go from Thence?
Objection 1: It would seem that the souls in heaven or hell are unable to go from thence. For Augustine says (De Cura pro Mort. xiii): "If the souls of the dead took any part in the affairs of the living, to say nothing of others, there is myself whom not for a single night would my loving mother fail to visit since she followed me by land and sea in order to abide with me": and from this he concludes that the souls of the departed do not mingle in the affairs of the living. But they would be able …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Of the Lack of all Comfort
And what Members of the Holy Body, which is the Church...
If I decided to forget my complaints, to put away my sad face and be cheerful,
"I am disgusted with my life. Let me complain freely. My bitter soul must complain.
"My complaint is with God, not with people. I have good reason to be so impatient.
"My complaint today is still a bitter one, and I try hard not to groan aloud.
I have told all your people about your justice. I have not been afraid to speak out, as you, O LORD, well know.
But what could I say? For he himself sent this sickness. Now I will walk humbly throughout my years because of this anguish I have felt.
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