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I could ask the darkness to hide me or the light around me to turn into night,
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And I said: Perhaps darkness shall cover me: and night shall be my light in my pleasures.
Psalm 10:11-13 For he hath said in his heart: God hath forgotten, he hath turned away his face not to see to the end. . . .
Psalm 94:7 And they have said: The Lord shall not see: neither shall the God of Jacob understand.
Job 22:12-14 Dost not thou think that God is higher than heaven, and is elevated above the height of the stars? . . .
Isaiah 29:15 Woe to you that are deep of heart, to hide your counsel from the Lord: and their works are in the dark, and they say: Who seeth us, and who knoweth us?
Jeremiah 23:24 Shall a man be hid in secret places, and I not see him, saith the Lord? do not I fill heaven and earth, saith the Lord?
even the night
Job 12:22 He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth up to light the shadow of death.
ContextYou Have Searched Me and Known Me
…10Even there also shall thy hand lead me: and thy right hand shall hold me. 11And I said: Perhaps darkness shall cover me: and night shall be my light in my pleasures.12But darkness shall not be dark to thee, and night shall be light all the day: the darkness thereof, and the light thereof are alike to thee.…
Additional TranslationsIf I say, “Surely the darkness will hide me, and the light become night around me”—If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.
If I say, Surely the darkness shall overwhelm me, And the light about me shall be night;
When I said, Surely the darkness will cover me; even the night was light in my luxury.
And if I say, Surely darkness shall cover me, and the light about me be night;
If I say, Surely the darkness shall overwhelm me, and the light about me shall be night;
If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.
If I say, "Surely the darkness will overwhelm me; the light around me will be night;"
And I say, 'Surely darkness bruiseth me, Then night is light to me.
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