Parallel Verses

King James Version

LORD, in trouble have they visited thee, they poured out a prayer when thy chastening was upon them.

New American Standard Bible

O LORD, they sought You in distress; They could only whisper a prayer, Your chastening was upon them.

Holman Bible

Lord, they went to You in their distress; they poured out whispered [prayers because] Your discipline [fell] on them.

International Standard Version

LORD, they came to you in distress; they poured out their secret prayer when your chastenings were afflicting them.

A Conservative Version

LORD, in trouble they have visited thee, they poured out a prayer [when] thy chastening was upon them.

American Standard Version

Jehovah, in trouble have they visited thee; they poured out a prayer when thy chastening was upon them.

Amplified

Lord, when they were in trouble and distress, they sought and visited You; they poured out a prayerful whisper when Your chastening was upon them.

Bible in Basic English

Lord, in trouble our eyes have been turned to you, we sent up a prayer when your punishment was on us.

Darby Translation

Jehovah, in trouble they sought thee; they poured out their whispered prayer when thy chastening was upon them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

LORD, in the tribulation they have sought thee, they poured out prayer when thy chastening was upon them.

Julia Smith Translation

O Jehovah, in straits they looked after thee; they poured out a whispering thy correction to them.

King James 2000

LORD, in trouble have they visited you, they poured out a prayer when your chastening was upon them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh, in distress they have visited you; they poured out an {incantation}; your discipline [was] on them.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah, in trouble they have visited You; they poured out a prayer; Your chastening was on them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lord, in trouble have they visited thee; they poured out their prayer while thy chastening was upon them.

NET Bible

O Lord, in distress they looked for you; they uttered incantations because of your discipline.

New Heart English Bible

LORD, in trouble they have visited you. They poured out a prayer when your chastening was on them.

The Emphasized Bible

O Yahweh! in distress, they sought thee, - They poured out a whispered prayer, when thy chastening was upon them.

Webster

LORD, in trouble have they visited thee, they poured out a prayer when thy chastening was upon them.

World English Bible

Yahweh, in trouble they have visited you. They poured out a prayer when your chastening was on them.

Youngs Literal Translation

O Jehovah, in distress they missed Thee, They have poured out a whisper, Thy chastisement is on them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צר צר 
Tsar 
Usage: 109

צוּק 
Tsuwq 
Usage: 3

לחשׁ 
Lachash 
Usage: 5

Context Readings

Yahweh's People Vindicated

15 Thou hast increased the nation, O LORD, thou hast increased the nation: thou art glorified: thou hadst removed it far unto all the ends of the earth. 16 LORD, in trouble have they visited thee, they poured out a prayer when thy chastening was upon them. 17 Like as a woman with child, that draweth near the time of her delivery, is in pain, and crieth out in her pangs; so have we been in thy sight, O LORD.


Cross References

Hosea 5:15

I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.

Deuteronomy 4:29-30

But if from thence thou shalt seek the LORD thy God, thou shalt find him, if thou seek him with all thy heart and with all thy soul.

Judges 10:9-10

Moreover the children of Ammon passed over Jordan to fight also against Judah, and against Benjamin, and against the house of Ephraim; so that Israel was sore distressed.

1 Samuel 1:15

And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but have poured out my soul before the LORD.

2 Chronicles 6:37-38

Yet if they bethink themselves in the land whither they are carried captive, and turn and pray unto thee in the land of their captivity, saying, We have sinned, we have done amiss, and have dealt wickedly;

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,

Psalm 42:4

When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.

Psalm 50:15

And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.

Psalm 77:1-2

{To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of Asaph.} I cried unto God with my voice, even unto God with my voice; and he gave ear unto me.

Psalm 91:15

He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.

Psalm 142:2

I poured out my complaint before him; I shewed before him my trouble.

Isaiah 37:3

And they said unto him, Thus saith Hezekiah, This day is a day of trouble, and of rebuke, and of blasphemy: for the children are come to the birth, and there is not strength to bring forth.

Jeremiah 22:23

O inhabitant of Lebanon, that makest thy nest in the cedars, how gracious shalt thou be when pangs come upon thee, the pain as of a woman in travail!

Lamentations 2:19

Arise, cry out in the night: in the beginning of the watches pour out thine heart like water before the face of the Lord: lift up thy hands toward him for the life of thy young children, that faint for hunger in the top of every street.

Hosea 7:14

And they have not cried unto me with their heart, when they howled upon their beds: they assemble themselves for corn and wine, and they rebel against me.

Revelation 3:19

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.



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