New American Standard Bible
I am passing like a shadow when it lengthens; I am shaken off like the locust.
King James Bible
I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust.
Darby Bible Translation
I am gone like a shadow when it lengtheneth; I am tossed about like the locust;
World English Bible
I fade away like an evening shadow. I am shaken off like a locust.
Young's Literal Translation
As a shadow when it is stretched out I have gone, I have been driven away as a locust.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I am gone like the shadow when it declineth - See the notes at Psalm 102:11.
I am tossed up and down as the locust - Agitated, moved, driven about, as a cloud of locusts is by the wind. The meaning of the whole is, that he was frail and weak, and needed strength from on high.
LibraryFirst Antiphon and Psalm
Third Tone (a ending) Chanter Dum esset rex Choir in accubitu suo, nardus mea dedit odorem suavitatis. Alleluia. Dixit Dominus (Psalm 109) 1. Dixit Dominus, Domino meo: Sede a dextris meis: 2. Donec ponam inimicos tuos, scabellum pedum tuorum. 3. Virgam virtutis tuae emitte Dominus ex Sion: dominare in medio inimicorum tuorem. 4. Tecum principium in die virtutis tuae in splendoribus sanctorum: ex utero ante luciferum genui te. 5. Juravit Dominus, et non paenitebit eum: Tu es sacerdos in aeternum …
Various—The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book
Ninth Day for God's Spirit on Our Mission Work
So the LORD shifted the wind to a very strong west wind which took up the locusts and drove them into the Red Sea; not one locust was left in all the territory of Egypt.
"Do you make him leap like the locust? His majestic snorting is terrible.
My days are like a lengthened shadow, And I wither away like grass.
Man is like a mere breath; His days are like a passing shadow.
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