New International Version
Why were there knees to receive me and breasts that I might be nursed?
King James Bible
Why did the knees prevent me? or why the breasts that I should suck?
Darby Bible Translation
Why did the knees meet me? and wherefore the breasts, that I should suck?
World English Bible
Why did the knees receive me? Or why the breast, that I should nurse?
Young's Literal Translation
Wherefore have knees been before me? And what are breasts, that I suck?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Why did the knees prevent me? - Why was I dandled on the knees? Why was I nourished by the breasts? In either of the above cases I had neither been received into a mother's lap, nor hung upon a mother's breasts.
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There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.--HEB. 4:9. There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest. There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth; they . . . rest from their labours; and their works do follow them. Our friend Lazarus sleepeth . . . Jesus spake of his death: but they thought that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep. We that are in this tabernacle do groan, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
A Prayer when one Begins to be Sick.
The Rich Sinner Dying. Psa. 49:6,9; Eccl. 8:8; Job 3:14,15.
The Poetical Books (Including Also Ecclesiastes and Canticles).
Then she said, "Here is Bilhah, my servant. Sleep with her so that she can bear children for me and I too can build a family through her."
"Why did I not perish at birth, and die as I came from the womb?
For now I would be lying down in peace; I would be asleep and at rest
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