New Living Translation
Do not long for the cover of night, for that is when people will be destroyed.
King James Bible
Desire not the night, when people are cut off in their place.
Darby Bible Translation
Desire not the night, when peoples are cut off from their place.
World English Bible
Don't desire the night, when people are cut off in their place.
Young's Literal Translation
Desire not the night, For the going up of peoples in their stead.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
36:20 The night - The night of death, which Job had often desired, for then, thou art irrecoverably gone: take heed of thy foolish and often repeated desire of death, lest God inflict it upon thee in anger.
LibraryWhether Hypocrisy is the Same as Dissimulation?
Objection 1: It seems that hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. For dissimulation consists in lying by deeds. But there may be hypocrisy in showing outwardly what one does inwardly, according to Mat. 6:2, "When thou dost an alms-deed sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do." Therefore hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. Objection 2: Further, Gregory says (Moral. xxxi, 7): "Some there are who wear the habit of holiness, yet are unable to attain the merit of perfection. …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Great Teacher
"That which was from the Beginning,"
Whether Hypocrisy is Always a Mortal Sin?
In a moment they die. In the middle of the night they pass away; the mighty are removed without human hand.
He knows what they do, and in the night he overturns and destroys them.
Could all your wealth or all your mighty efforts keep you from distress?
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