New International Version
The eye that now sees me will see me no longer; you will look for me, but I will be no more.
King James Bible
The eye of him that hath seen me shall see me no more: thine eyes are upon me, and I am not.
Darby Bible Translation
The eye of him that hath seen me shall behold me no [more]: thine eyes are upon me, and I am not.
World English Bible
The eye of him who sees me shall see me no more. Your eyes shall be on me, but I shall not be.
Young's Literal Translation
The eye of my beholder beholdeth me not. Thine eyes are upon me -- and I am not.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shall see me no more - If I die in my present state, with all this load of undeserved odium which is cast upon me by my friends, I shall never have an opportunity of vindicating my character, and regaining the good opinion of mankind.
Thine eyes are upon one, and I am not - Thou canst look me into nothing. Or, Let thine eye be upon me as judged to death, and I shall immediately cease to live among men.
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I am not. that is, I can live no longer.
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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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But now that he is dead, why should I go on fasting? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him, but he will not return to me."
For now I would be lying down in peace; I would be asleep and at rest
Why do you not pardon my offenses and forgive my sins? For I will soon lie down in the dust; you will search for me, but I will be no more."
But when it is torn from its spot, that place disowns it and says, 'I never saw you.'
The eye that saw him will not see him again; his place will look on him no more.
He lies down wealthy, but will do so no more; when he opens his eyes, all is gone.
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