New International Version
I go about blackened, but not by the sun; I stand up in the assembly and cry for help.
King James Bible
I went mourning without the sun: I stood up, and I cried in the congregation.
Darby Bible Translation
I go about blackened, but not by the sun; I stand up, I cry in the congregation.
World English Bible
I go mourning without the sun. I stand up in the assembly, and cry for help.
Young's Literal Translation
Mourning I have gone without the sun, I have risen, in an assembly I cry.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I went mourning without the sun - חמה chammah, which we here translate the sun, comes from a root of the same letters, which signifies to hide, protect, etc., and may be translated, I went mourning without a protector or guardian; or, the word may be derived from חם cham, to be hot, and here it may signify fury, rage, anger; and thus it was understood by the Vulgate: Maerens incedebam, sine furore, I went mourning without anger; or, as Calmet translates, Je marchois tout triste, mais sans me laisser aller a l'emportement; "I walked in deep sadness, but did not give way to an angry spirit." The Syriac and Arabic understood it in the same way.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Job, in his great indignation at the shameful accusation of unkindness to the needy, pours forth the following very solemn imprecation--"If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof; if I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or any poor without covering; if his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep; if I have lifted up my …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 8: 1863
Of Confession of Our Infirmity and of the Miseries of this Life
"Though I cry, 'Violence!' I get no response; though I call for help, there is no justice.
My lyre is tuned to mourning, and my pipe to the sound of wailing.
I am bowed down and brought very low; all day long I go about mourning.
I say to God my Rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why must I go about mourning, oppressed by the enemy?"
You are God my stronghold. Why have you rejected me? Why must I go about mourning, oppressed by the enemy?
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