New International Version
Captives also enjoy their ease; they no longer hear the slave driver's shout.
King James Bible
There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor.
Darby Bible Translation
The prisoners together are at ease; they hear not the voice of the taskmaster.
World English Bible
There the prisoners are at ease together. They don't hear the voice of the taskmaster.
Young's Literal Translation
Together prisoners have been at ease, They have not heard the voice of an exactor,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The prisoners rest together - Those who were slaves, feeling all the troubles, and scarcely tasting any of the pleasures of life, are quiet in the grave together; and the voice of the oppressor, the hard, unrelenting task-master, which was more terrible than death, is heard no more. They are free from his exactions, and his mouth is silent in the dust. This may be a reference to the Egyptian bondage. The children of Israel cried by reason of their oppressors or task-masters.
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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).
There the wicked cease from turmoil, and there the weary are at rest.
The small and the great are there, and the slaves are freed from their owners.
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