New International Version
Let them vanish like water that flows away; when they draw the bow, let their arrows fall short.
King James Bible
Let them melt away as waters which run continually: when he bendeth his bow to shoot his arrows, let them be as cut in pieces.
Darby Bible Translation
Let them melt away as waters that flow off; when he aimeth his arrows, let them be as blunted:
World English Bible
Let them vanish as water that flows away. When they draw the bow, let their arrows be made blunt.
Young's Literal Translation
They are melted as waters, They go up and down for themselves, His arrow proceedeth as they cut themselves off.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let them melt away as waters - Let them be minished away like the waters which sometimes run in the desert, but are soon evaporated by the sun, or absorbed by the sand.
When he bendeth his bow - When my adversaries aim their envenomed shafts against me, let their arrows not only fall short of the mark, but he broken to pieces in the flight. Some apply this to God. When he bends his bow against them, they shall all be exterminated.
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LibraryOf Internal Acts
Of Internal Acts Acts are distinguished into External and Internal. External acts are those which bear relation to some sensible object, and are either morally good or evil, merely according to the nature of the principle from which they proceed. I intend here to speak only of Internal acts, those energies of the soul, by which it turns internally to some objects, and averts from others. If during my application to God I should form a will to change the nature of my act, I thereby withdraw myself …
Madame Guyon—A Short and Easy Method of Prayer
Faith the Sole Saving Act.
When we heard of it, our hearts melted in fear and everyone's courage failed because of you, for the LORD your God is God in heaven above and on the earth below.
who killed about thirty-six of them. They chased the Israelites from the city gate as far as the stone quarries and struck them down on the slopes. At this the hearts of the people melted in fear and became like water.
2 Samuel 14:14
Like water spilled on the ground, which cannot be recovered, so we must die. But that is not what God desires; rather, he devises ways so that a banished person does not remain banished from him.
They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim cruel words like deadly arrows.
The wicked will see and be vexed, they will gnash their teeth and waste away; the longings of the wicked will come to nothing.
Send forth lightning and scatter the enemy; shoot your arrows and rout them.
Because of this, all hands will go limp, every heart will melt with fear.
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