New International Version
He would crush me with a storm and multiply my wounds for no reason.
King James Bible
For he breaketh me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause.
Darby Bible Translation
He, who crusheth me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause.
World English Bible
For he breaks me with a storm, and multiplies my wounds without cause.
Young's Literal Translation
Because with a tempest He bruiseth me, And hath multiplied my wounds for nought.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He breaketh me with a tempest - The Targum, Syriac, and Arabic have this sense: He powerfully smites even every hair of my head and multiplies my wounds without cause. That is, There is no reason known to myself, or to any man, why I should be thus most oppressively afflicted. It is, therefore, cruel, and inconsequent to assert that I suffer for my crimes.
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What is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.--JAS. 4:14. My days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good. They are passed away as the swift ships: as the eagle that hasteth to the prey.--Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep . . . in the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up: in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.--Man that is born of a woman …
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Later English Reformers
Even if I summoned him and he responded, I do not believe he would give me a hearing.
All was well with me, but he shattered me; he seized me by the neck and crushed me. He has made me his target;
Again and again he bursts upon me; he rushes at me like a warrior.
You snatch me up and drive me before the wind; you toss me about in the storm.
so pursue them with your tempest and terrify them with your storm.
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