New Living Translation
I am like an owl in the desert, like a little owl in a far-off wilderness.
King James Bible
I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert.
Darby Bible Translation
I am become like the pelican of the wilderness, I am as an owl in desolate places;
World English Bible
I am like a pelican of the wilderness. I have become as an owl of the waste places.
Young's Literal Translation
I have been like to a pelican of the wilderness, I have been as an owl of the dry places.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
102:6 A pelican - Is a solitary and mournful bird.
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.
It will be haunted by the desert owl and the screech owl, the great owl and the raven. For God will measure that land carefully; he will measure it for chaos and destruction.
Delirious, I chattered like a swallow or a crane, and then I moaned like a mourning dove. My eyes grew tired of looking to heaven for help. I am in trouble, Lord. Help me!"
The proud city will become a pasture for flocks and herds, and all sorts of wild animals will settle there. The desert owl and screech owl will roost on its ruined columns, their calls echoing through the gaping windows. Rubble will block all the doorways, and the cedar paneling will be exposed to the weather.
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