New Living Translation
"How frail is humanity! How short is life, how full of trouble!
King James Bible
Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.
Darby Bible Translation
Man, born of woman, is of few days, and full of trouble.
World English Bible
"Man, who is born of a woman, is of few days, and full of trouble.
Young's Literal Translation
Man, born of woman! Of few days, and full of trouble!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:1 Man - A weak creature, and withal corrupt and sinful, and of that sex by which sin and all other calamity was brought into the world.
LibraryThe Voice of Job.
O that thou wouldest hide me in the grave, that thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, that thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me! If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come. Thou shalt call, and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work of thine hands.'--Job xiv. 13-15. The book of Job seems to me the most daring of poems: from a position of the most vantageless realism, it assaults the very …
George MacDonald—Unspoken Sermons
Meditations for the Evening.
My God! I Know that I must Die.
Life, Death, and Judgment. --Job xiv. 1-3. 11-13.
And to the man he said, "Since you listened to your wife and ate from the tree whose fruit I commanded you not to eat, the ground is cursed because of you. All your life you will struggle to scratch a living from it.
People are born for trouble as readily as sparks fly up from a fire.
"Is not all human life a struggle? Our lives are like that of a hired hand,
I have only a few days left, so leave me alone, that I may have a moment of comfort
Remember how short my life is, how empty and futile this human existence!
Their days of labor are filled with pain and grief; even at night their minds cannot rest. It is all meaningless.
Why was I ever born? My entire life has been filled with trouble, sorrow, and shame.
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