New Living Translation
like a worker who longs for the shade, like a servant waiting to be paid.
King James Bible
As a servant earnestly desireth the shadow, and as an hireling looketh for the reward of his work:
Darby Bible Translation
As a bondman earnestly desireth the shadow, and a hireling expecteth his wages,
World English Bible
As a servant who earnestly desires the shadow, as a hireling who looks for his wages,
Young's Literal Translation
As a servant desireth the shadow, And as a hireling expecteth his wage,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:2 Shadow - That is, the sun - set, the time allotted for his rest.
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...
Hamor tried to speak with Jacob and his sons. "My son Shechem is truly in love with your daughter," he said. "Please let him marry her.
"Is not all human life a struggle? Our lives are like that of a hired hand,
I, too, have been assigned months of futility, long and weary nights of misery.
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