Job 7:4

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? and I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
And again. Hebrew, "and the night be completed, I toss to and fro "(Haydock) or "I am disturbed with dreams, (Calmet) till day break. "Vulgate insinuates that night and day are equally restless to a man in extreme pain. (Haydock) As I find no comfort, why may I not desire to die? (Menochius) I desire to be dissolved, as being much better, said St. Paul.

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
18. For in the night, day is desired, in the day, evening is longed for; in that grief will not let the things that are before us give satisfaction, and while it saddens the heart in the experience of the present, it is ever stretching it to something beyond in expectation, as it were by a consolatory longing. But because at one and the same time the afflicted mind is drawn out in desire, and yet its grief, even though beguiled by longings, is not ended; it is rightly added, And I shall be filled with pains even until the darkness. But the cause of this grief is set forth.

Hesychius of Jerusalem

AD 433
Not only is this life painful, but it is also frightful, because, after being wounded, I am now in the condition to fear the blows of the Lord. This is why I jump from one place to another in fright, like those slaves who are threatened by their master. In addition, every day, like laborers who wait for their wages—and the wages are all their wealth and hope for nourishment—I also wait for the reward of my endurance, but I never meet it, because a long time and many months have passed. In those days I have exhausted myself in waiting for an empty hope. - "Homilies on Job 10.7.2–3"

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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