New American Standard Bible
Then the LORD answered me and said, "Record the vision And inscribe it on tablets, That the one who reads it may run.
King James Bible
And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah answered me and said, Write the vision, and engrave it upon tablets, that he may run that readeth it.
World English Bible
Yahweh answered me, "Write the vision, and make it plain on tablets, that he who runs may read it.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah answereth me and saith: 'Write a vision, and explain on the tables, That he may run who is reading it.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The answer is, that it is indeed for a long time yet. Write the vision, that it may remain for those who come after and not be forgotten, and make it plain upon the tables, whereon he was accustomed to write ; and that, in large lasting characters, that he may run that readeth it, that it may be plain to any, however occupied or in haste. So Isaiah too was commanded to write the four words, "haste-prey-speed-spoil."
LibraryOf Inward Silence
Of Inward Silence "The Lord is in His Holy Temple, let all the earth keep silence before him" (Hab. ii. 20). Inward silence is absolutely indispensable, because the Word is essential and eternal, and necessarily requires dispositions in the soul in some degree correspondent to His nature, as a capacity for the reception of Himself. Hearing is a sense formed to receive sounds, and is rather passive than active, admitting, but not communicating sensation; and if we would hear, we must lend the ear …
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For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
"Therefore write the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will take place after these things.
"You shall write on the stones all the words of this law very distinctly."
Then the LORD said to me, "Take for yourself a large tablet and write on it in ordinary letters: Swift is the booty, speedy is the prey.
"Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'Write all the words which I have spoken to you in a book.
"Take a scroll and write on it all the words which I have spoken to you concerning Israel and concerning Judah, and concerning all the nations, from the day I first spoke to you, from the days of Josiah, even to this day.
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