Psalm 38:2
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New Living Translation
Your arrows have struck deep, and your blows are crushing me.

King James Bible
For thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me sore.

Darby Bible Translation
For thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand cometh down upon me.

World English Bible
For your arrows have pierced me, your hand presses hard on me.

Young's Literal Translation
For Thine arrows have come down on me, And Thou lettest down upon me Thy hand.

Psalm 38:2 Parallel
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

38:2 Arrows - Thy judgments outward and inward.

Psalm 38:2 Parallel Commentaries

His Past Work.
His past work was accomplished by Him when he became incarnate. It was finished when He died on Calvary's cross. We have therefore to consider first of all these fundamentals of our faith. I. The Work of the Son of God is foreshadowed and predicted in the Old Testament Scriptures. II. The incarnation of the Son of God. III. His Work on the cross and what has been accomplished by it. I. Through the Old Testament Scriptures, God announced beforehand the work of His Son. This is a great theme and one
A. C. Gaebelein—The Work Of Christ

What Manner of Man Ought not to Come to Rule.
Wherefore let every one measure himself wisely, lest he venture to assume a place of rule, while in himself vice still reigns unto condemnation; lest one whom his own guilt depraves desire to become an intercessor for the faults of others. For on this account it is said to Moses by the supernal voice, Speak unto Aaron; Whosoever he be of thy seed throughout their generations that hath a blemish, he shall not offer loaves of bread to the Lord his God (Lev. xxi. 17). And it is also immediately subjoined;
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Third Sunday after Trinity Humility, Trust, Watchfulness, Suffering
Text: 1 Peter 5, 5-11. 5 Likewise, ye younger, be subject unto the elder. Yea, all of you gird yourselves with humility, to serve one another: for God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble. 6 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time; 7 casting all your anxiety upon him, because he careth for you. 8 Be sober, be watchful: your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: 9 whom withstand stedfast
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III

Cæsarius of Arles.
He was born in the district of Chalons-sur-Saone, A. D. 470. He seems to have been early awakened, by a pious education, to vital Christianity. When he was between seven and eight years old, it would often happen that he would give a portion of his clothes to the poor whom he met, and would say, when he came home, that he had been, constrained to do so. When yet a youth, he entered the celebrated convent on the island of Lerins, (Lerina,) in Provence, from which a spirit of deep and practical piety
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places

Cross References
Job 6:4
For the Almighty has struck me down with his arrows. Their poison infects my spirit. God's terrors are lined up against me.

Job 19:21
"Have mercy on me, my friends, have mercy, for the hand of God has struck me.

Psalm 32:4
Day and night your hand of discipline was heavy on me. My strength evaporated like water in the summer heat. Interlude

Lamentations 3:3
He has turned his hand against me again and again, all day long.

Lamentations 3:4
He has made my skin and flesh grow old. He has broken my bones.

Lamentations 3:12
He has drawn his bow and made me the target for his arrows.

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