New International Version
Indignation grips me because of the wicked, who have forsaken your law.
King James Bible
Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.
Darby Bible Translation
Burning indignation hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked who forsake thy law.
World English Bible
Indignation has taken hold on me, because of the wicked who forsake your law.
Young's Literal Translation
Horror hath seized me, Because of the wicked forsaking Thy law.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Horror hath taken hold upon me - The word זלעפה zilaphah, which we render horror, is thought to signify the pestilential burning wind called by the Arabs simoom. Here it strongly marks the idea that the psalmist had of the destructive nature of sin; it is pestilential; it is corrupting, mortal.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
horror. Zilaphat property signifies the pestilential burning wind called by the Arabs Simoom.
It is here used in a figurative sense for the most horrid mental distress; and strongly marks the idea the Psalmist had of the corrupting, pestilential, and destructive nature of sin.
LibraryNotes on the First Century:
Page 1. Line 1. An empty book is like an infant's soul.' Here Traherne may possibly have had in his mind a passage in Bishop Earle's "Microcosmography." In delineating the character of a child, Earle says: "His soul is yet a white paper unscribbled with observations of the world, wherewith at length it becomes a blurred note-book," Page 14. Line 25. The entrance of his words. This sentence is from Psalm cxix. 130. Page 15. Last line of Med. 21. "Insatiableness." This word in Traherne's time was often …
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When Moses approached the camp and saw the calf and the dancing, his anger burned and he threw the tablets out of his hands, breaking them to pieces at the foot of the mountain.
When I heard this, I tore my tunic and cloak, pulled hair from my head and beard and sat down appalled.
I rebuked them and called curses down on them. I beat some of the men and pulled out their hair. I made them take an oath in God's name and said: "You are not to give your daughters in marriage to their sons, nor are you to take their daughters in marriage for your sons or for yourselves.
"If his sons forsake my law and do not follow my statutes,
I look on the faithless with loathing, for they do not obey your word.
and said to him, "Go throughout the city of Jerusalem and put a mark on the foreheads of those who grieve and lament over all the detestable things that are done in it."
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