New American Standard Bible
"They struck me, but I did not become ill; They beat me, but I did not know it. When shall I awake? I will seek another drink."
King James Bible
They have stricken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.
Darby Bible Translation
'They have smitten me, and I am not sore; they have beaten me, and I knew it not. When shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.''
World English Bible
"They hit me, and I was not hurt! They beat me, and I don't feel it! When will I wake up? I can do it again. I can find another."
Young's Literal Translation
'They smote me, I have not been sick, They beat me, I have not known. When I awake -- I seek it yet again!'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The picture ends with the words of the drunkard on waking from his sleep. Unconscious of the excesses of the night, his first thought is to return to his old habit.
When shall I awake ... - Better, when I shall awake I will seek it yet again.
LibraryThe Portrait of a Drunkyard
'Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes? 30. They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine. 31. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. 32. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. 33. Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things. 34. Yea, thou shalt be as …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Heart: a Gift for God
A Sermon on a Text not Found in the Bible.
And you will be like one who lies down in the middle of the sea, Or like one who lies down on the top of a mast.
Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly.
Though you pound a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, Yet his foolishness will not depart from him.
"Come," they say, "let us get wine, and let us drink heavily of strong drink; And tomorrow will be like today, only more so."
O LORD, do not Your eyes look for truth? You have smitten them, But they did not weaken; You have consumed them, But they refused to take correction. They have made their faces harder than rock; They have refused to repent.
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