New Living Translation
For my days disappear like smoke, and my bones burn like red-hot coals.
King James Bible
For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth.
Darby Bible Translation
For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as a firebrand.
World English Bible
For my days consume away like smoke. My bones are burned as a torch.
Young's Literal Translation
For consumed in smoke have been my days, And my bones as a fire-brand have burned.
Psalm 102:3 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
102:3 An hearth - An hearth is heated or burnt by the coals which are laid upon it.
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.
How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog--it's here a little while, then it's gone.
My skin has turned dark, and my bones burn with fever.
I am dying from grief; my years are shortened by sadness. Sin has drained my strength; I am wasting away from within.
But the wicked will die. The LORD's enemies are like flowers in a field--they will disappear like smoke.
A raging fever burns within me, and my health is broken.
Why was I ever born? My entire life has been filled with trouble, sorrow, and shame.
"He has sent fire from heaven that burns in my bones. He has placed a trap in my path and turned me back. He has left me devastated, racked with sickness all day long.
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