New American Standard Bible
that I have great sorrow and unceasing grief in my heart.
King James Bible
That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart.
Darby Bible Translation
that I have great grief and uninterrupted pain in my heart,
World English Bible
that I have great sorrow and unceasing pain in my heart.
Young's Literal Translation
that I have great grief and unceasing pain in my heart --
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Great heaviness - Great grief.
Continual sorrow - The word rendered "continual" here must be taken in a popular sense. Not that he was literally all the time pressed down with this sorrow, but that whenever he thought on this subject, he had great grief; as we say of a painful subject, it is a source of constant pain. The cause of this grief, Paul does not expressly mention, though it is implied in what he immediately says. It was the fact that so large a part of the nation would be rejected, and cast off.
LibraryGod's Will and Man's Will
The great controversy which for many ages has divided the Christian Church has hinged upon the difficult question of "the will." I need not say of that conflict that it has done much mischief to the Christian Church, undoubtedly it has; but I will rather say, that it has been fraught with incalculable usefulness; for it has thrust forward before the minds of Christians, precious truths, which but for it, might have been kept in the shade. I believe that the two great doctrines of human responsibility …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 8: 1863
The Coming of the Called.
Whence Also the Just of Old, Before the Incarnation of the Word...
The Sum and Substance of all Theology
I am telling the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience testifies with me in the Holy Spirit,
For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh,
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