New International Version
so that I prefer strangling and death, rather than this body of mine.
King James Bible
So that my soul chooseth strangling, and death rather than my life.
Darby Bible Translation
So that my soul chooseth strangling, death, rather than my bones.
World English Bible
so that my soul chooses strangling, death rather than my bones.
Young's Literal Translation
And my soul chooseth strangling, Death rather than my bones.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Chooseth strangling - It is very likely that he felt, in those interrupted and dismal slumbers, an oppression and difficulty of breathing something like the incubus or nightmare; and, distressing as this was, he would prefer death by this means to any longer life in such miseries.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
life. Heb. bones.
LibraryDecember 4 Evening
I would not live alway.--JOB 7:16. And I said, O that I had wings like a dove, for then would I fly away, and be at rest. I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest. In this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven. For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.--Having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better. …
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During those days people will seek death but will not find it; they will long to die, but death will elude them.
even then you frighten me with dreams and terrify me with visions,
I despise my life; I would not live forever. Let me alone; my days have no meaning.
Wherever I banish them, all the survivors of this evil nation will prefer death to life, declares the LORD Almighty.'
Now, LORD, take away my life, for it is better for me to die than to live."
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