New International Version
He would not let me catch my breath but would overwhelm me with misery.
King James Bible
He will not suffer me to take my breath, but filleth me with bitterness.
Darby Bible Translation
He suffereth me not to take my breath, for he filleth me with bitternesses.
World English Bible
He will not allow me to catch my breath, but fills me with bitterness.
Young's Literal Translation
He permitteth me not to refresh my spirit, But filleth me with bitter things.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He will not suffer me to take my breath - I have no respite in my afflictions; I suffer continually in my body, and my mind is incessantly harassed.
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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
Will you never look away from me, or let me alone even for an instant?
Are not my few days almost over? Turn away from me so I can have a moment's joy
For you write down bitter things against me and make me reap the sins of my youth.
"As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made my life bitter,
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