New International Version
the young men saw me and stepped aside and the old men rose to their feet;
King James Bible
The young men saw me, and hid themselves: and the aged arose, and stood up.
Darby Bible Translation
The young men saw me, and hid themselves; and the aged arose [and] stood up;
World English Bible
The young men saw me and hid themselves. The aged rose up and stood.
Young's Literal Translation
Seen me have youths, and they, been hidden, And the aged have risen -- they stood up.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The young men saw me, and hid themselves - From all classes of persons I had the most marked respect. The Young, through modesty and bashfulness, shrunk back, and were afraid to meet the eye of their prince; and the Aged rose from their seats when I entered the place of judgment. These were the elders of the people, who also sat with the judge, and assisted in all legal cases.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryComfort for the Desponding
At once to the subject. A complaint; its cause and cure; and then close up with an exhortation to stir up your pure minds, if you are in such a position. I. First, there is a COMPLAINT. How many a Christian looks on the past with pleasure, on the future with dread, and on the present with sorrow! There are many who look back upon the days that they have passed in the fear of the Lord as being the sweetest and the best they have ever had, but as to the present, it is clad in a sable garb of gloom …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855
The Case of the Christian under the Hiding of God's Face.
No Sorrow Like Messiah's Sorrow
"When I went to the gate of the city and took my seat in the public square,
the chief men refrained from speaking and covered their mouths with their hands;
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