New Living Translation
Do not gloat over me, my enemies! For though I fall, I will rise again. Though I sit in darkness, the LORD will be my light.
King James Bible
Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.
Darby Bible Translation
Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: though I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, Jehovah shall be a light unto me.
World English Bible
Don't rejoice against me, my enemy. When I fall, I will arise. When I sit in darkness, Yahweh will be a light to me.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou dost not rejoice over me, O mine enemy, When I have fallen, I have risen, When I sit in darkness Jehovah is a light to me.
Micah 7:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:8 Rejoice not - The prophet personates the church. Let it be no matter of glorying to thee, that the day of calamity hath overtaken me. In darkness - When affliction, war, famine, and captivity cover me. A light - Shall support, comfort and deliver me.
In sharp contrast with the reckless rule of Ahaz was the reformation wrought during the prosperous reign of his son. Hezekiah came to the throne determined to do all in his power to save Judah from the fate that was overtaking the northern kingdom. The messages of the prophets offered no encouragement to halfway measures. Only by most decided reformation could be threatened judgments be averted. In the crisis, Hezekiah proved to be a man of opportunity. No sooner had he ascended the throne than he …
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We are hunted down, but never abandoned by God. We get knocked down, but we are not destroyed.
Those nations will fall down and collapse, but we will rise up and stand firm.
A psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation--so why should I be afraid? The LORD is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?
Though they stumble, they will never fall, for the LORD holds them by the hand.
Some sat in darkness and deepest gloom, imprisoned in iron chains of misery.
The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. But one disaster is enough to overthrow the wicked.
Don't rejoice when your enemies fall; don't be happy when they stumble.
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