New International Version
Do not long for the night, to drag people away from their homes.
King James Bible
Desire not the night, when people are cut off in their place.
Darby Bible Translation
Desire not the night, when peoples are cut off from their place.
World English Bible
Don't desire the night, when people are cut off in their place.
Young's Literal Translation
Desire not the night, For the going up of peoples in their stead.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Desire not the night - Thou hast wished for death; (here called night); desire it not; leave that with God. If he hear thee, and send death, thou mayest be cut off in a way at which thy soul would shudder.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryWhether by his Passion Christ Merited to be Exalted?
Objection 1: It seems that Christ did not merit to be exalted on account of His Passion. For eminence of rank belongs to God alone, just as knowledge of truth, according to Ps. 112:4: "The Lord is high above all nations, and His glory above the heavens." But Christ as man had the knowledge of all truth, not on account of any preceding merit, but from the very union of God and man, according to Jn. 1:14: "We saw His glory . . . as it were of the only-Begotten of the Father, full of grace and of truth." …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether the Old Law was from God?
Messiah's Easy Yoke
They die in an instant, in the middle of the night; the people are shaken and they pass away; the mighty are removed without human hand.
Because he takes note of their deeds, he overthrows them in the night and they are crushed.
Would your wealth or even all your mighty efforts sustain you so you would not be in distress?
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