Psalm 88:15
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New Living Translation
I have been sick and close to death since my youth. I stand helpless and desperate before your terrors.

King James Bible
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer thy terrors I am distracted.

Darby Bible Translation
I am afflicted and expiring from my youth up; I suffer thy terrors, and I am distracted.

World English Bible
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up. While I suffer your terrors, I am distracted.

Young's Literal Translation
I am afflicted, and expiring from youth, I have borne Thy terrors -- I pine away.

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How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
The sixth case, that we shall speak a little to, is a deadness, occasioned by the Lord's hiding of himself, who is their life, and "the fountain of life," Ps. xxxvi. 9, and "whose loving-kindness is better than life," Ps. lxiii. 3, and "in whose favour is their life," Ps. xxx. 5. A case, which the frequent complaints of the saints manifest to be rife enough, concerning which we shall, 1. Shew some of the consequences of the Lord's hiding his face, whereby the soul's case will appear. 2. Shew the
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Letter xvi to Rainald, Abbot of Foigny
To Rainald, Abbot of Foigny Bernard declares to him how little he loves praise; that the yoke of Christ is light; that he declines the name of father, and is content with that of brother. 1. In the first place, do not wonder if titles of honour affright me, when I feel myself so unworthy of the honours themselves; and if it is fitting that you should give them to me, it is not expedient for me to accept them. For if you think that you ought to observe that saying, In honour preferring one another
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
To Oger, Regular Canon [34] Bernard blames him for his resignation of his pastoral charge, although made from the love of a calm and pious life. None the less, he instructs him how, after becoming a private person, he ought to live in community. To Brother Oger, the Canon, Brother Bernard, monk but sinner, wishes that he may walk worthily of God even to the end, and embraces him with the fullest affection. 1. If I seem to have been too slow in replying to your letter, ascribe it to my not having
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

The Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Job 6:4
For the Almighty has struck me down with his arrows. Their poison infects my spirit. God's terrors are lined up against me.

Job 31:23
That would be better than facing God's judgment. For if the majesty of God opposes me, what hope is there?

Psalm 129:1
A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. From my earliest youth my enemies have persecuted me. Let all Israel repeat this:

Proverbs 24:11
Rescue those who are unjustly sentenced to die; save them as they stagger to their death.

Isaiah 28:19
Again and again that flood will come, morning after morning, day and night, until you are carried away." This message will bring terror to your people.

Jeremiah 17:17
LORD, don't terrorize me! You alone are my hope in the day of disaster.

Lamentations 3:1
I am the one who has seen the afflictions that come from the rod of the LORD's anger.

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