New International Version
He wanders about for food like a vulture; he knows the day of darkness is at hand.
King James Bible
He wandereth abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.
Darby Bible Translation
He wandereth abroad for bread, -- where may it be? He knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.
World English Bible
He wanders abroad for bread, saying, 'Where is it?' He knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.
Young's Literal Translation
He is wandering for bread -- 'Where is it?' He hath known that ready at his hand Is a day of darkness.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He wandereth abroad for bread - He is reduced to a state of the utmost indigence, he who was once in affluence requires a morsel of bread, and can scarcely by begging procure enough to sustain life.
Is ready at his hand - Is בידו beyado, in his hand - in his possession. As he cannot get bread, he must soon meet death.
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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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He despairs of escaping the realm of darkness; he is marked for the sword.
Distress and anguish fill him with terror; troubles overwhelm him, like a king poised to attack,
He will not escape the darkness; a flame will wither his shoots, and the breath of God's mouth will carry him away.
They wander about for food and howl if not satisfied.
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