New Living Translation
In those days people will seek death but will not find it. They will long to die, but death will flee from them!
King James Bible
And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.
Darby Bible Translation
And in those days shall men seek death, and shall in no way find it; and shall desire to die, and death flees from them.
World English Bible
In those days people will seek death, and will in no way find it. They will desire to die, and death will flee from them.
Young's Literal Translation
and in those days shall men seek the death, and they shall not find it, and they shall desire to die, and the death shall flee from them.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:6 The men - That is, the men who are so tormented.
LibraryThe Eternity of God
The next attribute is, God is eternal.' Psa 90:0. From everlasting to everlasting thou art God.' The schoolmen distinguish between aevun et aeternum, to explain the notion of eternity. There is a threefold being. I. Such as had a beginning; and shall have an end; as all sensitive creatures, the beasts, fowls, fishes, which at death are destroyed and return to dust; their being ends with their life. 2. Such as had a beginning, but shall have no end, as angels and the souls of men, which are eternal …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
They long for death, and it won't come. They search for death more eagerly than for hidden treasure.
I would rather be strangled--rather die than suffer like this.
And the people of this evil nation who survive will wish to die rather than live where I will send them. I, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, have spoken!
And they cried to the mountains and the rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of the one who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb.
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