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God has blocked the way, and I can't get through; he has hidden my path in darkness.
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He hath hedged in my path round about, and I cannot pass, and in my way he hath set darkness.
Job 3:23 To a man whose way is hidden, and God hath surrounded him with darkness?
Psalm 88:8 Thou hast put away my acquaintance far from me: they have set me an abomination to themselves. I was delivered up, and came not forth:
Lamentations 3:7,9 Ghimel. He hath built against me round about, that I may not get out: he hath made my fetters heavy. . . .
Hosea 2:6 Wherefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and I will stop it up with a wall, and she shall not find her paths.
Joshua 24:7 And the children of Israel cried to the Lord: and he put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them, and covered them. Your eyes saw all that I did in Egypt, and you dwelt in the wilderness a long time.
Proverbs 4:19 My son, hearken to my words, and incline thy ear to my sayings.
Isaiah 50:10 Who is there among you that feareth the Lord, that heareth the voice of his servant, that hath walked in darkness, and hath no light? let him hope in the name of the Lord, and lean upon his God.
Jeremiah 13:16 Give ye glory to the Lord your God, before it be dark, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains: you shall look for light, and he will turn it into the shadow of death, and into darkness.
Jeremiah 23:12 Therefore their way shall be as a slippery way in the dark: for they shall be driven on, and fall therein: for I will bring evils upon them, the year of their visitation, saith the Lord.
John 8:12 Again therefore, Jesus spoke to: them, saying: I am the light of the world. He that followeth me walketh not in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
ContextJob: My Redeemer Lives
…7Behold I shall cry suffering violence, and no one will hear: I shall cry aloud, and there is none to judge. 8He hath hedged in my path round about, and I cannot pass, and in my way he hath set darkness.9He hath stripped me of my glory, and hath taken the crown from my head.…
To a man whose way is hidden, and God hath surrounded him with darkness?
For I have not perished because of the darkness that hangs over me, neither hath the mist covered my face.
I expected good things, and evils are come upon me: I waited for light, and darkness broke out.
Beth. He hath built round about me, and he hath compassed me with gall, and labour.
Ghimel. He hath built against me round about, that I may not get out: he hath made my fetters heavy.
Ghimel. He hath shut up my ways with square stones, he hath turned my paths upside down.
Wherefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and I will stop it up with a wall, and she shall not find her paths.
Additional TranslationsHe has blocked my way so I cannot pass; He has veiled my paths with darkness.He has fenced up my way that I cannot pass, and he has set darkness in my paths.
He hath walled up my way that I cannot pass, And hath set darkness in my paths.
I am fenced round about, and can by no means escape: he has set darkness before my face.
He hath hedged up my way that I cannot pass, and he hath set darkness in my paths.
He hath fenced up my way that I cannot pass, and hath set darkness in my paths.
He hath fenced up my way that I cannot pass, and he hath set darkness in my paths.
He has walled up my way so that I can't pass, and has set darkness in my paths.
My way He hedged up, and I pass not over, And on my paths darkness He placeth.
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