New American Standard Bible
You have made the land quake, You have split it open; Heal its breaches, for it totters.
King James Bible
Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast made the earth to tremble, thou hast rent it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.
World English Bible
You have made the land tremble. You have torn it. Mend its fractures, for it quakes.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast caused the land to tremble, Thou hast broken it, Heal its breaches, for it hath moved.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thou hast made the earth to tremble - This refers, doubtless, to some calamity that might be compared with an earthquake - some disaster, discomfiture, or defeat that had shaken their hopes, as a city is shaken by an earthquake. Such comparisons are common in the Scriptures.
Thou hast broken it - As if it were broken up, or convulsed.
Heal the breaches thereof - That is, Appear for thy people, and repair their disasters, as if after an earthquake thou shouldst appear and fill up the rents which it had made. The prayer is that he would place things in their former condition of prosperity and success.
For it shaketh - It is convulsed or agitated. That is, there is still commotion. Things are unsettled and disturbed. The prayer is, that there might be stability or continued success.
LibraryDialogue i. --The Immutable.
Orthodoxos and Eranistes. Orth.--Better were it for us to agree and abide by the apostolic doctrine in its purity. But since, I know not how, you have broken the harmony, and are now offering us new doctrines, let us, if you please, with no kind of quarrel, investigate the truth. Eran.--We need no investigation, for we exactly hold the truth. Orth.--This is what every heretic supposes. Aye, even Jews and Pagans reckon that they are defending the doctrines of the truth; and so also do not only the …
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2 Chronicles 7:14
and My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
Then the earth shook and quaked; And the foundations of the mountains were trembling And were shaken, because He was angry.
The light of the moon will be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun will be seven times brighter, like the light of seven days, on the day the LORD binds up the fracture of His people and heals the bruise He has inflicted.
Unless You have utterly rejected us And are exceedingly angry with us.
"Because of this will not the land quake And everyone who dwells in it mourn? Indeed, all of it will rise up like the Nile, And it will be tossed about And subside like the Nile of Egypt.
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