New Living Translation
People will beg the mountains, 'Fall on us,' and plead with the hills, 'Bury us.'
King James Bible
Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us; and to the hills, Cover us.
Darby Bible Translation
Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall upon us; and to the hills, Cover us:
World English Bible
Then they will begin to tell the mountains, 'Fall on us!' and tell the hills, 'Cover us.'
Young's Literal Translation
then they shall begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us, and to the hills, Cover us; --
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:30 Hos 10:8.
LibraryThe Second Word
"Verily I say unto thee, To-day thou shall be with Me in Paradise." ST. LUKE XXIII. 43. We judge of any power by the results which it effects. We gain some knowledge of the power of steam by its capacity to drive a huge mass of steel and wood weighing twenty thousand tons through the water at the rate of twenty knots an hour. There we have some standard by which we can gauge the force which sends our earth round the sun at twenty-five miles a second, or that which propels a whole solar system through …
J. H. Beibitz—Gloria Crucis
The Seventh Word
March the Twenty-Seventh the Silence of Jesus
The Saviour's Last Hours.
When the LORD rises to shake the earth, his enemies will crawl into holes in the ground. They will hide in caves in the rocks from the terror of the LORD and the glory of his majesty.
On that day of judgment they will abandon the gold and silver idols they made for themselves to worship. They will leave their gods to the rodents and bats,
And the pagan shrines of Aven, the place of Israel's sin, will crumble. Thorns and thistles will grow up around their altars. They will beg the mountains, "Bury us!" and plead with the hills, "Fall on us!"
For if these things are done when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?"
And they cried to the mountains and the rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of the one who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb.
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