Psalm 38:10
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New International Version
My heart pounds, my strength fails me; even the light has gone from my eyes.

King James Bible
My heart panteth, my strength faileth me: as for the light of mine eyes, it also is gone from me.

Darby Bible Translation
My heart throbbeth, my strength hath left me; and the light of mine eyes, it also is no more with me.

World English Bible
My heart throbs. My strength fails me. As for the light of my eyes, it has also left me.

Young's Literal Translation
My heart is panting, my power hath forsaken me, And the light of mine eyes, Even they are not with me.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

My heart panteth - סחרחר secharchar, flutters, palpitates, through fear and alarm.

My strength faileth - Not being able to take nourishment.

The light of mine eyes - is gone - I can scarcely discern any thing through the general decay of my health and vigor, particularly affecting my sight.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

heart

Psalm 42:1 As the hart pants after the water brooks, so pants my soul after you, O God.

Psalm 119:81-83 My soul faints for your salvation: but I hope in your word...

Psalm 143:4-7 Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate...

Isaiah 21:4 My heart panted, fearfulness affrighted me: the night of my pleasure has he turned into fear to me.

the light

Psalm 6:7 My eye is consumed because of grief; it waxes old because of all my enemies.

Psalm 69:3 I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: my eyes fail while I wait for my God.

Psalm 88:9 My eye mourns by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily on you, I have stretched out my hands to you.

Psalm 119:123 My eyes fail for your salvation, and for the word of your righteousness.

1 Samuel 14:27-29 But Jonathan heard not when his father charged the people with the oath: why he put forth the end of the rod that was in his hand...

Lamentations 2:11 My eyes do fail with tears, my bowels are troubled, my liver is poured on the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people...

Lamentations 5:16,17 The crown is fallen from our head: woe to us, that we have sinned!...

gone from [heb.] not with

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"Come unto Me, all Ye that Labour, and are Wearied," &C.
Matth. xi. 28.--"Come unto me, all ye that labour, and are wearied," &c. It is the great misery of Christians in this life, that they have such poor, narrow, and limited spirits, that are not fit to receive the truth of the gospel in its full comprehension; from whence manifold misapprehensions in judgment, and stumbling in practice proceed. The beauty and life of things consist in their entire union with one another, and in the conjunction of all their parts. Therefore it would not be a fit way
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Christ's Resurrection Song.
WHEN the blessed Lord appeared in the midst of His disciples and they beheld the risen One in His glorified body of flesh and bones and He ate before them, He told them that all things which were written in the Law of Moses, and the Prophets and in the Psalms concerning Him, had to be fulfilled (Luke xxiv:44). While on the way to Emmaus He said to the two sorrowing and perplexed disciples "Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into His glory? And beginning at Moses and all
Arno Gaebelein—The Lord of Glory

Notes on the Third Century
Page 161. Line 1. He must be born again, &c. This is a compound citation from John iii. 3, and Mark x. 15, in the order named. Page 182. Line 17. For all things should work together, &c. See Romans viii. 28. Page 184. Lines 10-11. Being Satan is able, &c. 2 Corinthians xi. 14. Page 184. Last line. Like a sparrow, &c. Psalm cii. Page 187. Line 1. Mechanisms. This word is, in the original MS., mechanicismes.' Page 187. Line 7. Like the King's daughter, &c. Psalm xlv. 14. Page 188. Med. 39. The best
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
The sixth case, that we shall speak a little to, is a deadness, occasioned by the Lord's hiding of himself, who is their life, and "the fountain of life," Ps. xxxvi. 9, and "whose loving-kindness is better than life," Ps. lxiii. 3, and "in whose favour is their life," Ps. xxx. 5. A case, which the frequent complaints of the saints manifest to be rife enough, concerning which we shall, 1. Shew some of the consequences of the Lord's hiding his face, whereby the soul's case will appear. 2. Shew the
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Cross References
Psalm 6:7
My eyes grow weak with sorrow; they fail because of all my foes.

Psalm 22:15
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.

Psalm 31:10
My life is consumed by anguish and my years by groaning; my strength fails because of my affliction, and my bones grow weak.

Psalm 69:3
I am worn out calling for help; my throat is parched. My eyes fail, looking for my God.

Psalm 73:26
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Psalm 88:9
my eyes are dim with grief. I call to you, LORD, every day; I spread out my hands to you.

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