New International Version
What I feared has come upon me; what I dreaded has happened to me.
King James Bible
For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me.
Darby Bible Translation
For I feared a fear, and it hath come upon me, and that which I dreaded hath come to me.
World English Bible
For the thing which I fear comes on me, That which I am afraid of comes to me.
Young's Literal Translation
For a fear I feared and it meeteth me, And what I was afraid of doth come to me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For the thing which I greatly reared - Literally, the fear that I feared; or, I feared a fear, as in the margin. While I was in prosperity I thought adversity might come, and I had a dread of it. I feared the loss of my family and my property; and both have occurred. I was not lifted up: I knew that what I possessed I had from Divine Providence, and that he who gave might take away. I am not stripped of my all as a punishment for my self-confidence.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the thing, etc. Heb. I feared a fear and it came upon me. that which.
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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).
I still dread all my sufferings, for I know you will not hold me innocent.
Terrors overwhelm me; my dignity is driven away as by the wind, my safety vanishes like a cloud.
Yet when I hoped for good, evil came; when I looked for light, then came darkness.
You fear the sword, and the sword is what I will bring against you, declares the Sovereign LORD.
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