New Living Translation
"I worked for you through the scorching heat of the day and through cold and sleepless nights.
King James Bible
Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.
Darby Bible Translation
Thus it was with me: in the day the heat consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from mine eyes.
World English Bible
This was my situation: in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from my eyes.
Young's Literal Translation
I have been thus: in the day consumed me hath drought, and frost by night, and wander doth my sleep from mine eyes.
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LibraryA Treatise of the Fear of God;
SHOWING WHAT IT IS, AND HOW DISTINGUISHED FROM THAT WHICH IS NOT SO. ALSO, WHENCE IT COMES; WHO HAS IT; WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS; AND WHAT THE PRIVILEGES OF THOSE THAT HAVE IT IN THEIR HEARTS. London: Printed for N. Ponder, at the Peacock in the Poultry, over against the Stocks market: 1679. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom," and "a fountain of life"--the foundation on which all wisdom rests, as well as the source from whence it emanates. Upon a principle …
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3
Meditations for the Morning.
If any were attacked and killed by wild animals, I never showed you the carcass and asked you to reduce the count of your flock. No, I took the loss myself! You made me pay for every stolen animal, whether it was taken in broad daylight or in the dark of night.
Yes, for twenty years I slaved in your house! I worked for fourteen years earning your two daughters, and then six more years for your flock. And you changed my wages ten times!
Do not forget that he led you through the great and terrifying wilderness with its poisonous snakes and scorpions, where it was so hot and dry. He gave you water from the rock!
I have called for a drought on your fields and hills--a drought to wither the grain and grapes and olive trees and all your other crops, a drought to starve you and your livestock and to ruin everything you have worked so hard to get."
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