New Living Translation
Save yourself like a gazelle escaping from a hunter, like a bird fleeing from a net.
King James Bible
Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.
Darby Bible Translation
deliver thyself as a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.
World English Bible
Free yourself, like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the snare of the fowler.
Young's Literal Translation
Be delivered as a roe from the hand, And as a bird from the hand of a fowler.
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LibraryThe Preface to the Commandments
And God spake all these words, saying, I am the LORD thy God,' &c. Exod 20: 1, 2. What is the preface to the Ten Commandments? The preface to the Ten Commandments is, I am the Lord thy God.' The preface to the preface is, God spake all these words, saying,' &c. This is like the sounding of a trumpet before a solemn proclamation. Other parts of the Bible are said to be uttered by the mouth of the holy prophets (Luke 1: 70), but here God spake in his own person. How are we to understand that, God spake, …
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
The Heavenly Footman; Or, a Description of the Man that Gets to Heaven:
In Death and after Death
For he will rescue you from every trap and protect you from deadly disease.
We escaped like a bird from a hunter's trap. The trap is broken, and we are free!
Song of Solomon 2:7
Promise me, O women of Jerusalem, by the gazelles and wild deer, not to awaken love until the time is right.
Song of Solomon 2:9
My lover is like a swift gazelle or a young stag. Look, there he is behind the wall, looking through the window, peering into the room.
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