17. And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace: I forgat prosperity.
17. Et remota fuit a pace anima mea, oblitus sum boni.
By saying that his
But the expression is much more emphatical, when he says, that his soul was far removed from peace. By soul he does not mean himself only, (for that would be frigid,) but he understands by it all things connected with him, as though he had said, "Wherever I look around me, I find no peace, and no hope appears to me." Hence it was, that all the faculties of his soul were far removed from all experience of good things. It follows, --
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