New International Version
My eyes have grown dim with grief; my whole frame is but a shadow.
King James Bible
Mine eye also is dim by reason of sorrow, and all my members are as a shadow.
Darby Bible Translation
And mine eye is dim by reason of grief, and all my members are as a shadow.
World English Bible
My eye also is dim by reason of sorrow. All my members are as a shadow.
Young's Literal Translation
And dim from sorrow is mine eye, And my members as a shadow all of them.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Mine eye also is dim - Continual weeping impairs the sight; and indeed any affliction that debilitates the frame generally weakens the sight in the same proportion.
All my members are as a shadow - Nothing is left but skin and bone. I am but the shadow of my former self.
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"He is Faithful that Promised." "The righteous shall hold on his way."--JOB xvii. 9. Persevering Grace. Reader! how comforting to thee amid the ebbings and flowings of thy changing history, to know that the change is all with thee, and not with thy God! Thy spiritual bark may be tossed on waves of temptation, in many a dark midnight. Thou mayest think thy pilot hath left thee, and be ready continually to say, "Where is my God?" But fear not! The bark which bears thy spiritual destinies is in better …
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Another Shorter Evening Prayer.
You have shriveled me up--and it has become a witness; my gauntness rises up and testifies against me.
My face is red with weeping, dark shadows ring my eyes;
My intercessor is my friend as my eyes pour out tears to God;
My eyes grow weak with sorrow; they fail because of all my foes.
Because of this our hearts are faint, because of these things our eyes grow dim
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