New International Version
There the wicked cease from turmoil, and there the weary are at rest.
King James Bible
There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest.
Darby Bible Translation
There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the wearied are at rest.
World English Bible
There the wicked cease from troubling. There the weary are at rest.
Young's Literal Translation
There the wicked have ceased troubling, And there rest do the wearied in power.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
There the wicked cease - In the grave the oppressors of men cease from irritating, harassing, and distressing their fellow creatures and dependents.
And there the weary be at rest - Those who were worn out with the cruelties and tyrannies of the above. The troubles and the troubled, the restless and the submissive, the toils of the great and the labors of the slave, are here put in opposition.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the weary. Heb. the wearied in strength. at rest.
LibraryMarch 2 Evening
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).
1 Samuel 28:19
The LORD will deliver both Israel and you into the hands of the Philistines, and tomorrow you and your sons will be with me. The LORD will also give the army of Israel into the hands of the Philistines."
Or why was I not hidden away in the ground like a stillborn child, like an infant who never saw the light of day?
Captives also enjoy their ease; they no longer hear the slave driver's shout.
Will it go down to the gates of death? Will we descend together into the dust?"
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