Psalm 109:23 {108:23}
Good News Translation
Like an evening shadow I am about to vanish; I am blown away like an insect.

Contemporary English Version
I am fading away like an evening shadow; I am tossed aside like a crawling insect.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I am taken away like the shadow when it declineth: and I am shaken off as locusts.

New American Bible
Like a lengthening shadow I am gone, I am shaken off like the locust.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I am taken away like the shadow when it declineth: and I am shaken off as locusts.

gone

Psalm 102:11 My days have declined like a shadow, and I am withered like grass.

Psalm 144:4 Man is like to vanity: his days pass away like a shadow.

1 Chronicles 29:15 For we are sojourners before thee, and strangers, as were all our fathers. I Our days upon earth are as a shadow, and there is no stay.

Job 14:2 Who cometh forth like a flower, and is destroyed, and fleeth as a shadow, and never continueth in the same state.

Ecclesiastes 6:12 What needeth a man to seek things that are above him, whereas he knoweth not what is profitable for him in his life, in all the days of his pilgrimage, and the time that passeth like a shadow? Or who can tell him what shall be after him under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 8:13 But let it not be well with the wicked, neither let his days be prolonged, but as a shadow let them pass away that fear not the face of the Lord.

James 4:14 Whereas you know not what shall be on the morrow.

I am tossed

Psalm 102:10 Because of thy anger and indignation: for having lifted me up thou hast thrown me down.

Exodus 10:13,19 And Moses stretched forth his rod upon the land of Egypt: and the Lord brought a burning wind all that day, and night; and when it was morning, the burning wind raised the locusts. . . .

Context
The Song of the Slandered
22For I am poor and needy, and my heart is troubled within me. 23I am taken away like the shadow when it declineth: and I am shaken off as locusts.24My knees are weakened through fasting: and my flesh is changed for oil.…
Cross References
Exodus 10:19
And he made a very strong wind to blow from the west, and it took the locusts and cast them into the Red Sea: there remained not so much as one in all the coasts of Egypt.

Job 39:20
Wilt thou lift him up like the locusts? the glory of his nostrils is terror.

Psalm 102:11
My days have declined like a shadow, and I am withered like grass.

Psalm 144:4
Man is like to vanity: his days pass away like a shadow.

Additional Translations
I am fading away like a lengthening shadow; I am shaken off like a locust.I am gone like the shadow when it declines: I am tossed up and down as the locust.

I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust.

I am removed as a shadow in its going down: I am tossed up and down like locusts.

I am gone like a shadow when it lengtheneth; I am tossed about like the locust;

I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust.

I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust.

I fade away like an evening shadow. I am shaken off like a locust.

As a shadow when it is stretched out I have gone, I have been driven away as a locust.
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