New Living Translation
He broke my strength in midlife, cutting short my days.
King James Bible
He weakened my strength in the way; he shortened my days.
Darby Bible Translation
He weakened my strength in the way, he shortened my days.
World English Bible
He weakened my strength along the course. He shortened my days.
Young's Literal Translation
He hath humbled in the way my power, He hath shortened my days.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
102:23 He - God. The way - In the midst of the course of our lives. Some think the psalmist here speaks of the whole commonwealth as of one man, and of its continuance, as of the life of one man.
LibraryNotes on the Fourth Century
Page 238. Med. 1. In the wording of this meditation, and of several other passages in the Fourth Century, it seems as though Traherne is speaking not of himself, but of, a friend and teacher of his. He did this, no doubt, in order that he might not lay himself open to the charge of over-egotism. Yet that he is throughout relating his own experiences is proved by the fact that this Meditation, as first written, contains passages which the author afterwards marked for omission. In its original form …
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations
The Nature of Justification
Notes on the Third Century
After the Scripture.
You have made my life no longer than the width of my hand. My entire lifetime is just a moment to you; at best, each of us is but a breath." Interlude
You have made him old before his time and publicly disgraced him. Interlude
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