New International Version
For my days vanish like smoke; my bones burn like glowing embers.
King James Bible
For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth.
Darby Bible Translation
For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as a firebrand.
World English Bible
For my days consume away like smoke. My bones are burned as a torch.
Young's Literal Translation
For consumed in smoke have been my days, And my bones as a fire-brand have burned.
Psalm 102:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
My days are consumed like smoke - He represents himself (for the psalmist speaks in the name of the people) under the notion of a pile of combustible matter, placed upon a fire, which soon consumes it; part flying away in smoke, and the residue lying on the hearth in the form of charred coal and ashes. The Chaldeans were the fire, and the captive Jews the fuel, thus converted into smoke and ashes.
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like smoke. or, as some read into smoke
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.
Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.
My skin grows black and peels; my body burns with fever.
My life is consumed by anguish and my years by groaning; my strength fails because of my affliction, and my bones grow weak.
But the wicked will perish: Though the LORD's enemies are like the flowers of the field, they will be consumed, they will go up in smoke.
My back is filled with searing pain; there is no health in my body.
Why did I ever come out of the womb to see trouble and sorrow and to end my days in shame?
"From on high he sent fire, sent it down into my bones. He spread a net for my feet and turned me back. He made me desolate, faint all the day long.
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