New International Version
When you hide your face, they are terrified; when you take away their breath, they die and return to the dust.
King James Bible
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; thou takest away their breath, they expire and return to their dust.
World English Bible
You hide your face: they are troubled; you take away their breath: they die, and return to the dust.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hidest Thy face -- they are troubled, Thou gatherest their spirit -- they expire, And unto their dust they turn back.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou hidest thy face - If thou bring dearth or famine on the land, contagion in the air, or any destruction on the provision made by the waters, then beasts, fowl, and fish die, and are dissolved.
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Eversley, 1868. St Mary's Chester, 1871. Trinity Sunday. Psalm civ. 31, 33. "The glory of the Lord shall endure for ever: The Lord shall rejoice in his works. I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being." This is Trinity Sunday, on which we think especially of the name of God. A day which, to a wise man, may well be one of the most solemn, and the most humiliating days of the whole year. For is it not humiliating to look stedfastly, …
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Lessons from Nature
The Creaturely Man.
By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you will return."
And in that day I will become angry with them and forsake them; I will hide my face from them, and they will be destroyed. Many disasters and calamities will come on them, and in that day they will ask, 'Have not these disasters come on us because our God is not with us?'
1 Samuel 25:38
About ten days later, the LORD struck Nabal and he died.
Remember that you molded me like clay. Will you now turn me to dust again?
If it were his intention and he withdrew his spirit and breath,
all humanity would perish together and mankind would return to the dust.
My mouth is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth; you lay me in the dust of death.
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