To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. There is no necessity to regard עלמנוּ as a defective plural; עלמים signifies youth (from a radically distinct word, עלם); secret sins would therefore be called עלמות according to Psalm 19:13. How long? English Standard Version (ESV). An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! Have (D)pity on your servants!14 Satisfy us in the (E)morning with your steadfast love,    that we may (F)rejoice and be glad all our days.15 Make us glad for as many days as you have (G)afflicted us,    and for as many years as we have seen evil.16 Let your (H)work be shown to your servants,    and your glorious power to their children.17 Let the (I)favor[a] of the Lord our God be upon us,    and establish (J)the work of our hands upon us;    yes, establish the work of our hands! So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. English Standard Version (ESV). World English Bible So teach us to number our days, That we may gain a heart of wisdom. Genesis 27:44.). A. The Wycliffe Bible (1395) Make thi riythond so knowun; and make men lerned in herte bi wisdom. (C)How long? So teach us to number our days - literally, “To number our days make us know, and we will bring a heart of wisdom.” The prayer is, that God would instruct us to estimate our days aright: their number; the rapidity with which they pass away; the liability to be cut down; the certainty that they must soon come to an end; their bearing on the future state of being. 12 So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. Others translate מולל to wither (root מל, properly to be long and lax, to allow to hang down long, cf. 32:12; Deut. That revelation will help us grow wise, and wisdom is important because the choices we make during our brief stay on earth have eternal consequences. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. Psalm 90:12 So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. 127, b, and Hitzig on this passage), of plants signifies: to gain new shoots, not: to sprout (Targum, Syriac), but to sprout again or afresh, regerminare; cf. 32:12; Deut. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. If anyone knew when, and where, and how he was to die, it might be presumed that this would exert an important influence on him in forming his plans, and on his general manner of life. This it is over which Moses here laments. ESV Study Bible, Large Print, TruTone, Mahogany with Trellis Design, ESV Holy Bible for Kids, Softcover Economy Edition, ESV Vest Pocket New Testament with Psalms and Proverbs (Cloth over Board, Polka Dots), ESV Student Study Bible (TruTone, Gray), Leather, imitation, Grey, ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Personal Size, Hardcover. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. So too Luther at one time: Du reyssest sie dahyn (Thou carriest them away), for which he substituted later: Du lessest sie dahin faren wie einen Strom (Thou causest them to pass away as a river); but זרם always signifies rain pouring down from above. 'ml, to hope, i.e., to look forth into the distance); but (1) this Pilel of מוּל or Poēl of מלל is not favourable to this intransitive way of taking it; (2) the reflexive in Psalm 58:8 proves that מלל signifies to cut off in the front or above, after which perhaps even Psalm 37:2, Job 14:2; Job 18:16, by comparison with Job 24:24, are to be explained. Have (D)pity on your servants! Try it for 30 days FREE. The prayer is, that God would enable us to act “as if” we had such a view. 14 Satisfy us in the s morning with your steadfast love, that we may t rejoice and be glad all our days. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. (C)How long? English Revised Version So teach us to number our days, that we may get us an heart of wisdom. God sets transgressions before Him when, because the measure is full and forgiveness is inadmissible, He makes them an object of punishment. Proverbs 18:1,2 Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeks and intermeddles with all wisdom... Proverbs 22:17 Bow down your ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply your heart to my knowledge. 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ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Large Print, Hardcover, ESV MacArthur Study Bible--soft leather-look, olive with Celtic cross design, ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition--Imitation leather with summer garden design, ESV Student Study Bible, Natural Leather, Brown, Flap with Strap, ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Navy Blue, Ephesians, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal. 12 So teach us to number our days    that we may get a heart of wisdom. 15 Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us, and for as many years as we have seen evil. The collective singular alternates with the plural, just as in Psalm 90:3 the collective אנושׁ alternates with בני־אדם. So make thy right hand known: and men learned in heart, in wisdom.