Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Then one whose form was like the sons of men put his finger on my lips; and opening my mouth, I said to him who was before me, O my lord, because of the vision my pains have come on me, and I have no more strength.

New American Standard Bible

And behold, one who resembled a human being was touching my lips; then I opened my mouth and spoke and said to him who was standing before me, “O my lord, as a result of the vision anguish has come upon me, and I have retained no strength.

King James Version

And, behold, one like the similitude of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spake, and said unto him that stood before me, O my lord, by the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have retained no strength.

Holman Bible

Suddenly one with human likeness touched my lips. I opened my mouth and said to the one standing in front of me, “My lord, because of the vision, anguish overwhelms me and I am powerless.

International Standard Version

But suddenly someone who resembled a human being touched my lips, so addressing the one who was standing in front of me, I opened my mouth and said, "Sir, I'm overwhelmed with anguish by this vision. I have no strength left.

A Conservative Version

And, behold, somebody in the likeness of the sons of men touched my lips. Then I opened my mouth, and spoke and said to him who stood before me, O my lord, because of the vision my pains have turned upon me, and I retain no strengt

American Standard Version

And, behold, one in the likeness of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spake and said unto him that stood before me, O my lord, by reason of the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I retain no strength.

Amplified

And behold, one who resembled the sons of men touched my lips. Then I opened my mouth and spoke and said to him who was standing before me, “O my lord, because of the vision anguish has come upon me, and I have retained no strength.

Darby Translation

And behold, one after the likeness of the sons of men touched my lips; and I opened my mouth and spoke, and said unto him that stood before me, My lord, by reason of the vision my pains are turned upon me, and I retain no strength.

Julia Smith Translation

And behold, as the likeness of the sons of man touched upon my lips: and I shall open my mouth and speak and say to him standing before me, O my lord, by the sight my straights were turned upon me, and I retained not strength.

King James 2000

And, behold, one in the likeness of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spoke, and said unto him that stood before me, O my lord, because of the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have retained no strength.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then look, there was {one in the form of a human}; he touched my lips and I opened my mouth and I spoke and I said to the [one] standing {before me}, "My lord, because of the vision my anxieties fell upon me and I [have] not retained [my] strength.

Modern King James verseion

And behold, one looking like the sons of men touched my lips. Then I opened my mouth and spoke and said to him who stood before me, O lord, my sorrows are turned on me by the vision, and I have kept no strength.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, there touched my lips one very like unto a man. Then opened I my mouth, and said unto him, that stood before me, "O my lord, my joints are loosed in the vision, and there is no more strength within me:

NET Bible

Then one who appeared to be a human being was touching my lips. I opened my mouth and started to speak, saying to the one who was standing before me, "Sir, due to the vision, anxiety has gripped me and I have no strength.

New Heart English Bible

And behold, one in the likeness of a human touched my lips. Then I opened my mouth and spoke and said to him who stood before me, "My lord, it is because of the vision anguish has come upon me, and I have no strength.

The Emphasized Bible

Then lo! like the similitude of the sons of men, one was touching my lips, - so I opened my mouth, and spake, and said unto him who was standing before me, O my lord! By the revelation, my pains have seized me, and I retain no strength.

Webster

And behold, one like the similitude of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spoke, and said to him that stood before me, O my lord, by the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have retained no strength.

World English Bible

Behold, one in the likeness of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spoke and said to him who stood before me, my lord, by reason of the vision my sorrows are turned on me, and I retain no strength.

Youngs Literal Translation

and lo, as the manner of the sons of men, he is striking against my lips, and I open my mouth, and I speak, and say unto him who is standing over-against me: My lord, by the appearance turned have been my pangs against me, and I have retained no power.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּמוּת 
D@muwth 
Usage: 25

of the sons

Usage: 0

of men
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

my lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

and spake
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

and said

Usage: 0

before me, O my lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

by the vision
מראה 
Mar'ah 
Usage: 11

my sorrows
ציר 
Tsiyr 
Usage: 12

upon me, and I have retained
עצר 
`atsar 
Usage: 46

References

Context Readings

Angelic Conflict

15 And after he had said these words to me, I kept my face turned to the earth and was unable to say anything. 16 Then one whose form was like the sons of men put his finger on my lips; and opening my mouth, I said to him who was before me, O my lord, because of the vision my pains have come on me, and I have no more strength. 17 For how may this servant of my lord have talk with my lord? for, as for me, straight away my strength went from me and there was no breath in my body.



Cross References

Isaiah 6:7

And after touching my mouth with it, he said, See, your lips have been touched with this; and your evil is taken away, and you are made clean from sin.

Daniel 8:15

And it came about that when I, Daniel, had seen this vision, I had a desire for the sense of it to be unfolded; and I saw one before me in the form of a man.

Jeremiah 1:9

Then the Lord put out his hand, touching my mouth; and the Lord said to me, See, I have put my words in your mouth:

Daniel 8:17

So he came and took his place near where I was; and when he came, I was full of fear and went down on my face: but he said to me, Let it be clear to you, O son of man; for the vision has to do with the time of the end.

Daniel 7:15

As for me, Daniel, my spirit was pained because of this, and the visions of my head were troubling me.

Daniel 7:28

Here is the end of the account. As for me, Daniel, I was greatly troubled by my thoughts, and the colour went from my face: but I kept the thing in my heart.

Daniel 8:27

And I, Daniel, was ill for some days; then I got up and did the king's business: and I was full of wonder at the vision, but no one was able to give the sense of it.

Exodus 4:10

And Moses said to the Lord, O Lord, I am not a man of words; I have never been so, and am not now, even after what you have said to your servant: for talking is hard for me, and I am slow of tongue.

Exodus 4:13

And he said, O Lord, send, if you will, by the hand of anyone whom it seems good to you to send.

Joshua 5:14

And he said, No; but I have come as captain of the armies of the Lord. Then Joshua, falling down with his face to the earth in worship, said, What has my lord to say to his servant?

Judges 6:13

Then Gideon said to him, O my lord, if the Lord is with us why has all this come on us? And where are all his works of power, of which our fathers have given us word, saying, Did not the Lord take us out of Egypt? But now he has given us up, handing us over to the power of Midian.

Judges 6:15

And he said to him, O Lord, how may I be the saviour of Israel? See, my family is the poorest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house.

Judges 13:8

Then Manoah made prayer to the Lord, and said, O Lord, let the man of God whom you sent come to us again and make clear to us what we are to do for the child who is to come.

Ecclesiastes 1:18

Because in much wisdom is much grief, and increase of knowledge is increase of sorrow.

Ezekiel 1:26

And on the top of the arch which was over their heads was the form of a king's seat, like a sapphire stone; and on the form of the seat was the form of a man seated on it on high.

Ezekiel 3:27

But when I have talk with you I will make your mouth open, and you are to say to them, This is what the Lord has said: Let the hearer give ear; and as for him who will not, let him keep his ears shut: for they are an uncontrolled people.

Ezekiel 33:22

Now the hand of the Lord had been on me in the evening, before the man who had got away came to me; and he made my mouth open, ready for his coming to me in the morning; and my mouth was open and I was no longer without voice.

Daniel 9:21

Even while I was still in prayer, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at first when my weariness was great, put his hand on me about the time of the evening offering.

Daniel 10:5-6

And lifting up my eyes I saw the form of a man clothed in a linen robe, and round him there was a band of gold, of the best gold:

Daniel 10:8-10

So I was by myself, and I saw this great vision, and all my strength went from me; and the colour went from my face.

Daniel 10:17-18

For how may this servant of my lord have talk with my lord? for, as for me, straight away my strength went from me and there was no breath in my body.

Daniel 12:8

And the words came to my ears, but the sense of them was not clear to me: then I said, O my lord, what is the sense of these things?

Luke 1:64

And straight away his mouth was open and his tongue was free and he gave praise to God.

Luke 21:15

For I will give you words and wisdom, so that not one of those who are against you will be able to get the better of you, or to put you in the wrong.

John 20:28

And Thomas said in answer, My Lord and my God!

Philippians 2:7-8

But he made himself as nothing, taking the form of a servant, being made like men;

Revelation 1:13

And in the middle of them one like a son of man, clothed with a robe down to his feet, and with a band of gold round his breasts.

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