New American Standard Bible
How many are the days of Your servant? When will You execute judgment on those who persecute me?
King James Bible
How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?
Darby Bible Translation
How many shall be the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?
World English Bible
How many are the days of your servant? When will you execute judgment on those who persecute me?
Young's Literal Translation
How many are the days of Thy servant? When dost Thou execute Against my pursuers judgment?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
How many are the days of thy servant? - I cannot hope to live long. I am sinking under my burdens. If I am, therefore, to see the accomplishment of my desires - my deliverance from my enemies and my troubles - it must be soon. This is not a desire to be told how long he was to live, as if it were an object of desire to know this, but it is a method of saying that he could not live long under these circumstances, and therefore he offered this earnest prayer that God would interpose and save him soon.
When wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me? - How long shall this be delayed? I look for this; I expect it; I rely on thy promise that it shall be done; but if done so that I shall see it, it must soon be done, for I shall soon sink into the grave. It is a prayer that God would come and do quickly what he felt assured he would do, in delivering him from his foes.
LibraryA Cleansed Way
Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to Thy word.'--PSALM cxix. 9. There are many questions about the future with which it is natural for you young people to occupy yourselves; but I am afraid that the most of you ask more anxiously 'How shall I make my way?' than 'How shall I cleanse it?' It is needful carefully to ponder the questions: 'How shall I get on in the world--be happy, fortunate?' and the like, and I suppose that that is the consideration …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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The Christian Described
Excursus on the Choir Offices of the Early Church.
and they cried out with a loud voice, saying, "How long, O Lord, holy and true, will You refrain from judging and avenging our blood on those who dwell on the earth?"
"LORD, make me to know my end And what is the extent of my days; Let me know how transient I am.
Redeem me from the oppression of man, That I may keep Your precepts.
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