New Living Translation
You have taken away my companions and loved ones. Darkness is my closest friend.
King James Bible
Lover and friend hast thou put far from me, and mine acquaintance into darkness.
Darby Bible Translation
Lover and associate hast thou put far from me: my familiar friends are darkness.
World English Bible
You have put lover and friend far from me, and my friends into darkness. A contemplation by Ethan, the Ezrahite.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast put far from me lover and friend, Mine acquaintance is the place of darkness!
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LibraryHow is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
The sixth case, that we shall speak a little to, is a deadness, occasioned by the Lord's hiding of himself, who is their life, and "the fountain of life," Ps. xxxvi. 9, and "whose loving-kindness is better than life," Ps. lxiii. 3, and "in whose favour is their life," Ps. xxx. 5. A case, which the frequent complaints of the saints manifest to be rife enough, concerning which we shall, 1. Shew some of the consequences of the Lord's hiding his face, whereby the soul's case will appear. 2. Shew the …
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The Wrath of God
"My relatives stay far away, and my friends have turned against me.
I am scorned by all my enemies and despised by my neighbors--even my friends are afraid to come near me. When they see me on the street, they run the other way.
My loved ones and friends stay away, fearing my disease. Even my own family stands at a distance.
You have driven my friends away by making me repulsive to them. I am in a trap with no way of escape.
I look for someone to come and help me, but no one gives me a passing thought! No one will help me; no one cares a bit what happens to me.
Not one of your children is left alive to take your hand and guide you.
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