Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong; thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.
Why dost thou hide thy face, and hold me for thine enemy?
When he gives rest, who then can make trouble? If he hides his face, who then can behold him? This applies to a nation and the same to a man,
For the creatures were subjected to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who has subjected them,
His spirit shall go forth, he shall return to his earth; in that very day all his thoughts shall perish.
If he were to set his heart upon man and gather unto himself his spirit and his breath,
and the dust returns to the earth as it was before and the spirit returns unto God who gave it.
neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he gives to all life and breath and all things