New Living Translation
Why wasn't I buried like a stillborn child, like a baby who never lives to see the light?
King James Bible
Or as an hidden untimely birth I had not been; as infants which never saw light.
Darby Bible Translation
Or as a hidden untimely birth I had not been; as infants that have not seen the light.
World English Bible
or as a hidden untimely birth I had not been, as infants who never saw light.
Young's Literal Translation
(Or as a hidden abortion I am not, As infants -- they have not seen light.)
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:16 Hidden - Undiscerned and unregarded. Born before the due time. Been - In the land of the living.
LibraryWhether in the State of Innocence Children Would have Been Born Confirmed in Righteousness?
Objection 1: It would seem that in the state of innocence children would have been born confirmed in righteousness. For Gregory says (Moral. iv) on the words of Job 3:13: "For now I should have been asleep, etc.: If no sinful corruption had infected our first parent, he would not have begotten "children of hell"; no children would have been born of him but such as were destined to be saved by the Redeemer." Therefore all would have been born confirmed in righteousness. Objection 2: Further, Anselm …
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I would rest with princes, rich in gold, whose palaces were filled with silver.
For in death the wicked cause no trouble, and the weary are at rest.
May they be like snails that dissolve into slime, like a stillborn child who will never see the sun.
A man might have a hundred children and live to be very old. But if he finds no satisfaction in life and doesn't even get a decent burial, it would have been better for him to be born dead.
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