New American Standard Bible
My soul has been rejected from peace; I have forgotten happiness.
King James Bible
And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace: I forgat prosperity.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace: I have forgotten prosperity.
World English Bible
You have removed my soul far off from peace; I forgot prosperity.
Young's Literal Translation
And Thou castest off from peace my soul, I have forgotten prosperity.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Prosperity - literally, as in the margin, i. e. I forgot what good was, I lost the very idea of what it meant.
LibrarySolitude, Silence, Submission
"He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him. He putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be hope."--Lamentations 3:28, 29. THUS the prophet describes the conduct of a person in deep anguish of heart. When he does not know what to do, his soul, as if by instinct, humbles itself. He gets into some secret place, he utters no speech, he gives himself over to moaning and to tears, and then he bows himself lower and yet lower before the Divine Majesty, as if he felt …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 42: 1896
Question Lxxxii of Devotion
The Mercy of God
All of us growl like bears, And moan sadly like doves; We hope for justice, but there is none, For salvation, but it is far from us.
"On all the bare heights in the wilderness Destroyers have come, For a sword of the LORD is devouring From one end of the land even to the other; There is no peace for anyone.
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