New International Version
I have been deprived of peace; I have forgotten what prosperity is.
King James Bible
And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace: I forgat prosperity.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace: I have forgotten prosperity.
World English Bible
You have removed my soul far off from peace; I forgot prosperity.
Young's Literal Translation
And Thou castest off from peace my soul, I have forgotten prosperity.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Those hast removed my soul - Prosperity is at such an utter distance from me, that it is impossible I should ever reach it; and as to happiness, I have forgotten whether I have ever tasted of it.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
prosperity. Heb. good
LibraryFebruary the Twenty-Fourth Moving Towards Daybreak
"He hath brought me into darkness, but not into light." --LAMENTATIONS iii. 1-9. But a man may be in darkness, and yet in motion toward the light. I was in the darkness of the subway, and it was close and oppressive, but I was moving toward the light and fragrance of the open country. I entered into a tunnel in the Black Country in England, but the motion was continued, and we emerged amid fields of loveliness. And therefore the great thing to remember is that God's darknesses are not His goals; …
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We all growl like bears; we moan mournfully like doves. We look for justice, but find none; for deliverance, but it is far away.
Over all the barren heights in the desert destroyers will swarm, for the sword of the LORD will devour from one end of the land to the other; no one will be safe.
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