New Living Translation
You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.
King James Bible
Thou tellest my wanderings: put thou my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book?
Darby Bible Translation
Thou countest my wanderings; put my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book?
World English Bible
You number my wanderings. You put my tears into your bottle. Aren't they in your book?
Young's Literal Translation
My wandering Thou hast counted, Thou -- place Thou my tear in Thy bottle, Are they not in Thy book?
Psalm 56:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
56:8 Wanderings - How I have been hunted from place to place. Put - Regard and pity them. Are they not - But why do I pray to God to do that which he hath already done?
LibraryMotives to Holy Mourning
Let me exhort Christians to holy mourning. I now persuade to such a mourning as will prepare the soul for blessedness. Oh that our hearts were spiritual limbecs, distilling the water of holy tears! Christ's doves weep. They that escape shall be like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, every one for his iniquity' (Ezekiel 7:16). There are several divine motives to holy mourning: 1 Tears cannot be put to a better use. If you weep for outward losses, you lose your tears. It is like a shower …
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12
The Providence of God
Facing Life's Record
Degrees of Sin
2 Kings 20:5
"Go back to Hezekiah, the leader of my people. Tell him, 'This is what the LORD, the God of your ancestor David, says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears. I will heal you, and three days from now you will get out of bed and go to the Temple of the LORD.
Hear my prayer, O LORD! Listen to my cries for help! Don't ignore my tears. For I am your guest--a traveler passing through, as my ancestors were before me.
You see me when I travel and when I rest at home. You know everything I do.
You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed.
Then those who feared the LORD spoke with each other, and the LORD listened to what they said. In his presence, a scroll of remembrance was written to record the names of those who feared him and always thought about the honor of his name.
Jump to PreviousAccount Book Bottle Count Counted Countest Drops Eyes Kept Lament Numberest Record Scroll Tear Tears Tellest Tossings Wandering Wanderings
Jump to NextAccount Book Bottle Count Counted Countest Drops Eyes Kept Lament Numberest Record Scroll Tear Tears Tellest Tossings Wandering Wanderings
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