New International Version
He despairs of escaping the realm of darkness; he is marked for the sword.
King James Bible
He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.
Darby Bible Translation
He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is singled out for the sword.
World English Bible
He doesn't believe that he shall return out of darkness. He is waited for by the sword.
Young's Literal Translation
He believeth not to return from darkness, And watched is he for the sword.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That he shall return out of darkness - If he take but a few steps in the dark, he expects the dagger of the assassin. This appears to be the only meaning of the place. Some think the passage should be understood to signify that he has no hope of a resurrection; he can never escape from the tomb. This I:doubt: in the days of the writer of this book, the doctrine of a future judgment was understood in every part of the East where the knowledge of the true God was diffused.
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Give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.--PSA. 97:12. The heavens are not clean in his sight. How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?--Yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness?--Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts. As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy; …
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All are Sinners.
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Necessity of Contemplating the Judgment-Seat of God, in Order to be Seriously Convinced of the Doctrine of Gratuitous Justification.
He wanders about for food like a vulture; he knows the day of darkness is at hand.
He will not escape the darkness; a flame will wither his shoots, and the breath of God's mouth will carry him away.
you should fear the sword yourselves; for wrath will bring punishment by the sword, and then you will know that there is judgment."
However many his children, their fate is the sword; his offspring will never have enough to eat.
to preserve them from the pit, their lives from perishing by the sword.
But if they do not listen, they will perish by the sword and die without knowledge.
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