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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CommentaryClarke'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
gone from [heb.] not with
Library"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 …
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Christ's Resurrection Song.
Notes on the Third Century
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
My eyes grow weak with sorrow; they fail because of all my foes.
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.
My life is consumed by anguish and my years by groaning; my strength fails because of my affliction, and my bones grow weak.
I am worn out calling for help; my throat is parched. My eyes fail, looking for my God.
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
my eyes are dim with grief. I call to you, LORD, every day; I spread out my hands to you.
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