New International Version
In the course of my life he broke my strength; he cut short my days.
King James Bible
He weakened my strength in the way; he shortened my days.
Darby Bible Translation
He weakened my strength in the way, he shortened my days.
World English Bible
He weakened my strength along the course. He shortened my days.
Young's Literal Translation
He hath humbled in the way my power, He hath shortened my days.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He weakened my strength in the way - We are brought so low in our captivity by oppression, by every species of hard usage, and by death, that there is now no hope of our restoration by any efforts of our own.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
he weakened. Heb. he afflicted
LibraryOut of the Deep of Loneliness, Failure, and Disappointment.
My heart is smitten down, and withered like grass. I am even as a sparrow that sitteth alone on the housetop--Ps. cii. 4, 6. My lovers and friends hast Thou put away from me, and hid mine acquaintance out of my sight--Ps. lxxviii. 18. I looked on my right hand, and saw there was no man that would know me. I had no place to flee unto, and no man cared for my soul. I cried unto Thee, O Lord, and said, Thou art my Hope. When my spirit was in heaviness, then Thou knewest my path.--Ps. cxlii. 4, 5. …
Charles Kingsley—Out of the Deep
The Never Changing One.
Characters and Names of Messiah
Covenanting Predicted in Prophecy.
You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Everyone is but a breath, even those who seem secure.
You have cut short the days of his youth; you have covered him with a mantle of shame.
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