New Living Translation
So I looked for good, but evil came instead. I waited for the light, but darkness fell.
King James Bible
When I looked for good, then evil came unto me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.
Darby Bible Translation
For I expected good, and there came evil; and I waited for light, but there came darkness.
World English Bible
When I looked for good, then evil came; When I waited for light, there came darkness.
Young's Literal Translation
When good I expected, then cometh evil, And I wait for light, and darkness cometh.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
30:26 Upon me - Yet trouble came upon myself, when I expected it not.
LibraryEpistle Xlv. To Theoctista, Patrician .
To Theoctista, Patrician  . Gregory to Theoctista, &c. We ought to give great thanks to Almighty God, that our most pious and most benignant Emperors have near them kinsfolk of their race, whose life and conversation is such as to give us all great joy. Hence too we should continually pray for these our lords, that their life, with that of all who belong to them, may by the protection of heavenly grace be preserved through long and tranquil times. I have to inform you, however, that I have …
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What I always feared has happened to me. What I dreaded has come true.
I have no peace, no quietness. I have no rest; only trouble comes."
God has blocked my way so I cannot move. He has plunged my path into darkness.
We hoped for peace, but no peace came. We hoped for a time of healing, but found only terror.'
LORD, have you completely rejected Judah? Do you really hate Jerusalem? Why have you wounded us past all hope of healing? We hoped for peace, but no peace came. We hoped for a time of healing, but found only terror.
He has led me into darkness, shutting out all light.
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