New Living Translation
So I tried to understand why the wicked prosper. But what a difficult task it is!
King James Bible
When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me;
Darby Bible Translation
When I thought to be able to know this, it was a grievous task in mine eyes;
World English Bible
When I tried to understand this, it was too painful for me;
Young's Literal Translation
And I think to know this, Perverseness it is in mine eyes,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
73:16 To know - To find out the reason of this providence.
LibraryThe Bride, the Lamb's Wife
"Whom have I in Heaven but Thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside Thee."--Ps. lxxiii. 25. Mechthild of Hellfde, 1277. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Thus speaks the Bride whose feet have trod The chamber of eternal rest, The secret treasure-house of God, Where God is manifest: "Created things, arise and flee, Ye are but sorrow and care to me." This wide, wide world, so rich and fair, Thou sure canst find thy solace there? "Nay, 'neath the flowers the serpent glides, Amidst the bravery …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)
The Two Awakings
The Joy of the Lord.
The Midianites were so cruel that the Israelites made hiding places for themselves in the mountains, caves, and strongholds.
I realized that no one can discover everything God is doing under the sun. Not even the wisest people discover everything, no matter what they claim.
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