New International Version
All your enemies open their mouths wide against you; they scoff and gnash their teeth and say, "We have swallowed her up. This is the day we have waited for; we have lived to see it."
King James Bible
All thine enemies have opened their mouth against thee: they hiss and gnash the teeth: they say, We have swallowed her up: certainly this is the day that we looked for; we have found, we have seen it.
Darby Bible Translation
All thine enemies open their mouth against thee, they hiss and gnash the teeth: they say, We have swallowed [her] up; this is forsooth the day that we looked for: we have found, we have seen [it].
World English Bible
All your enemies have opened their mouth wide against you; They hiss and gnash the teeth; they say, We have swallowed her up; Certainly this is the day that we looked for; we have found, we have seen it.
Young's Literal Translation
Opened against thee their mouth have all thine enemies, They have hissed, yea, they gnash the teeth, They have said: 'We have swallowed her up, Surely this is the day that we looked for, We have found -- we have seen.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This is the day that we looked for - Jerusalem was the envy of the surrounding nations: they longed for its destruction, and rejoiced when it took place.
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"Ye virgin souls, arise! With all the dead awake; Unto salvation wise; Oil in your vessels take: Upstarting at the MIDNIGHT CRY, Behold Your heavenly bridegroom nigh." Two brethren then offered prayer for the Church and the World, that the new year might be clothed with glory by the spread of the knowledge of Jesus.--Then followed the EXPOSITION Psalm 90:1-22 "Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations. Yea Jehovah, WE, they children, can say that thou hast been our home, our safe …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856
Departure from Ireland. Death and Burial at Clairvaux.
God assails me and tears me in his anger and gnashes his teeth at me; my opponent fastens on me his piercing eyes.
People open their mouths to jeer at me; they strike my cheek in scorn and unite together against me.
Roaring lions that tear their prey open their mouths wide against me.
Like the ungodly they maliciously mocked; they gnashed their teeth at me.
Do not let them think, "Aha, just what we wanted!" or say, "We have swallowed him up."
The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them;
My adversaries pursue me all day long; in their pride many are attacking me.
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