New International Version
Have regard for your covenant, because haunts of violence fill the dark places of the land.
King James Bible
Have respect unto the covenant: for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty.
Darby Bible Translation
Have respect unto the covenant; for the dark places of the earth are full of the dwellings of violence.
World English Bible
Honor your covenant, for haunts of violence fill the dark places of the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
Look attentively to the covenant, For the dark places of earth, Have been full of habitations of violence.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Have respect unto the covenant - הבט לברית habbet labberith. Pay attention to the covenant sacrifice; to that offered by Abraham, Genesis 15:9, etc., when the contracting parties, God and Abram, passed through between the separated parts of the covenant sacrifice. An indisputable type of Jesus Christ; and of God and man meeting in his sacrificed humanity.
The dark places of the earth - The caves, dens, woods, etc., of the land are full of robbers, cut-throats, and murderers, who are continually destroying thy people, so that the holy seed seems as if it would be entirely cut off and the covenant promise thus be rendered void.
The words may either apply to Chaldea or Judea. Judea was at this time little else than a den of robbers, its own natural inhabitants being removed. Chaldea was infested with hordes of banditti also.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Of the Red Dragon with Seven Heads fighting with Michael about the new-born Child. The first vision of the little book, of which we treated in the eleventh chapter, ran through the whole Apocalyptical course, from the beginning to the end, and that, as we elsewhere observed, to point out its connexion with the seals and trumpets. Now to that vision the remaining prophecies of the same interval, and of the affairs of the Church are to be accommodated, in order to complete the system of the little …
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I will establish my covenant as an everlasting covenant between me and you and your descendants after you for the generations to come, to be your God and the God of your descendants after you.
You have put me in the lowest pit, in the darkest depths.
for their sake he remembered his covenant and out of his great love he relented.
The enemy pursues me, he crushes me to the ground; he makes me dwell in the darkness like those long dead.
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