New Living Translation
I am fading like a shadow at dusk; I am brushed off like a locust.
King James Bible
I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust.
Darby Bible Translation
I am gone like a shadow when it lengtheneth; I am tossed about like the locust;
World English Bible
I fade away like an evening shadow. I am shaken off like a locust.
Young's Literal Translation
As a shadow when it is stretched out I have gone, I have been driven away as a locust.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
109:23 When - Towards the evening, when the sun is setting. The locust - Which is easily driven away with every wind.
LibraryBunsen's Biblical Researches.
When geologists began to ask whether changes in the earth's structure might be explained by causes still in operation, they did not disprove the possibility of great convulsions, but they lessened necessity for imagining them. So, if a theologian has his eyes opened to the Divine energy as continuous and omnipresent, he lessens the sharp contrast of epochs in Revelation, but need not assume that the stream has never varied in its flow. Devotion raises time present into the sacredness of the past; …
Frederick Temple—Essays and Reviews: The Education of the World
A Discourse of Mercifulness
How Intent the Ruler Ought to be on Meditations in the Sacred Law.
The Water of Life;
The LORD responded by shifting the wind, and the strong west wind blew the locusts into the Red Sea. Not a single locust remained in all the land of Egypt.
Did you give it the ability to leap like a locust? Its majestic snorting is terrifying!
My life passes as swiftly as the evening shadows. I am withering away like grass.
For they are like a breath of air; their days are like a passing shadow.
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