New American Standard Bible
Look on their sitting and their rising; I am their mocking song.
King James Bible
Behold their sitting down, and their rising up; I am their musick.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold thou their sitting down and their rising up: I am their song.
World English Bible
You see their sitting down, and their rising up; I am their song.
Young's Literal Translation
Their sitting down, and their rising up, Behold attentively, I am their song.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Their sitting down, and their rising up - i. e. all the ordinary actions of their life.
Musick - Or, song, "the subject of it."
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
"And now I have become their taunt, I have even become a byword to them.
You know when I sit down and when I rise up; You understand my thought from afar.
I have become a laughingstock to all my people, Their mocking song all the day.
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