New International Version
You overpower them once for all, and they are gone; you change their countenance and send them away.
King James Bible
Thou prevailest for ever against him, and he passeth: thou changest his countenance, and sendest him away.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou prevailest for ever against him, and he passeth away; thou changest his countenance, and dismissest him.
World English Bible
You forever prevail against him, and he departs. You change his face, and send him away.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou prevailest over him for ever, and he goeth, He is changing his countenance, And Thou sendest him away.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou prevailest for ever against him - It is impossible for him to withstand thee: every stroke of thine brings him down.
Thou changest his countenance - Probably an allusion to the custom of covering the face, when the person was condemned, and sending him away to execution. See the case of Haman, in the note on Esther, Esther 7:8 (note).
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Adam . . . begat a son in his own likeness.--GEN. 5:3. Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean?--Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. Dead in trespasses and sins; . . . by nature the children of wrath, even as others.--I am carnal, sold under sin. That which I do I allow not; for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I. I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing. By one man sin entered into the world, . . . by one man's …
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For now I would be lying down in peace; I would be asleep and at rest
Between dawn and dusk they are broken to pieces; unnoticed, they perish forever.
he will perish forever, like his own dung; those who have seen him will say, 'Where is he?'
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