Job 16:16
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New International Version
My face is red with weeping, dark shadows ring my eyes;

King James Bible
My face is foul with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death;

Darby Bible Translation
My face is red with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death;

World English Bible
My face is red with weeping. Deep darkness is on my eyelids.

Young's Literal Translation
My face is foul with weeping, And on mine eyelids is death-shade.

Job 16:16 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

On my eyelids is the shadow of death - Death is now fast approaching me; already his shadow is projected over me.

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thy face

Psalm 6:6,7 I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears...

Psalm 31:9 Have mercy on me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: my eye is consumed with grief, yes, my soul and my belly.

Psalm 32:3 When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long.

Psalm 69:3 I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: my eyes fail while I wait for my God.

Psalm 102:3-5,9 For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth...

Isaiah 52:14 As many were astonished at you; his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men:

Lamentations 1:16 For these things I weep; my eye, my eye runs down with water, because the comforter that should relieve my soul is far from me...

on my eyelids

Job 17:7 My eye also is dim by reason of sorrow, and all my members are as a shadow.

Psalm 116:3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell got hold on me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Jonah 2:1-10 Then Jonah prayed to the LORD his God out of the fish's belly...

Mark 14:34 And said to them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful to death: tarry you here, and watch.

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Epistle Xlv. To Theoctista, Patrician .
To Theoctista, Patrician [153] . Gregory to Theoctista, &c. We ought to give great thanks to Almighty God, that our most pious and most benignant Emperors have near them kinsfolk of their race, whose life and conversation is such as to give us all great joy. Hence too we should continually pray for these our lords, that their life, with that of all who belong to them, may by the protection of heavenly grace be preserved through long and tranquil times. I have to inform you, however, that I have
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

The Birth of Jesus Proclaimed by Angels to the Shepherds.
(Near Bethlehem, b.c. 5.) ^C Luke II. 8-20. ^c 8 And there were shepherds in the same country [they were in the same fields from which David had been called to tend God's Israel, or flock] abiding in the field, and keeping watch by night over their flock. [When the flock is too far from the village to lead it to the fold at night, these shepherds still so abide with it in the field, even in the dead of winter.] 9 And an angel of the Lord stood by them [He stood upon the earth at their side, and did
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Job 16:20
My intercessor is my friend as my eyes pour out tears to God;

Job 17:7
My eyes have grown dim with grief; my whole frame is but a shadow.

Job 24:17
For all of them, midnight is their morning; they make friends with the terrors of darkness.

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