Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

What can I say, so I tell myself, since he has done this to me? I will walk slowly all my years because of my soul's anguish.

New American Standard Bible

"What shall I say? For He has spoken to me, and He Himself has done it; I will wander about all my years because of the bitterness of my soul.

King James Version

What shall I say? he hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done it: I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.

Holman Bible

What can I say?
He has spoken to me,
and He Himself has done it.
I walk along slowly all my years
because of the bitterness of my soul,

A Conservative Version

What shall I say? He has both spoken to me, and himself has done it. I shall go softly all my years because of the bitterness of my soul.

American Standard Version

What shall I say? he hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done it: I shall go softly all my years because of the bitterness of my soul.

Amplified

But what can I say? For He has both spoken to me and He Himself has done it. I must go softly [as in solemn procession] all my years and my sleep has fled because of the bitterness of my soul.

Bible in Basic English

What am I to say? seeing that it is he who has done it: all my time of sleeping I am turning from side to side without rest.

Darby Translation

What shall I say? He hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done it. I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

What shall I say? He has both spoken unto me, and he himself has done it; I shall walk softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.

Julia Smith Translation

What shall I speak? and he said to me, and he did: I shall go slowly all my years upon the bitterness of my soul.

King James 2000

What shall I say? he has both spoken unto me, and he himself has done it: I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

What can I say? For he has spoken to me, and he himself has done [it]. I will walk slowly all my years because of the bitterness of my soul.

Modern King James verseion

What shall I say? He has spoken to me, and He Himself has acted; I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What shall I say? The Lord hath made a promise to me. Yea, and he himself hath performed it. I shall therefore, as long as I live, remember bitterness of my life.

NET Bible

What can I say? He has decreed and acted. I will walk slowly all my years because I am overcome with grief.

New Heart English Bible

What will I say? He has both spoken to me, and himself has done it. I will walk carefully all my years because of the anguish of my soul.

The Emphasized Bible

What can I say? Since he hath promised for me, Himself, will perform. I will go softly, all my years. Because of the bitterness of my soul,

Webster

What shall I say? he hath both spoken to me, and himself hath done it: I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.

World English Bible

What will I say? He has both spoken to me, and himself has done it. I will walk carefully all my years because of the anguish of my soul.

Youngs Literal Translation

-- What do I say? seeing He said to me, And He Himself hath wrought, I go softly all my years for the bitterness of my soul.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

it I shall go softly
דּדה 
Dadah 
went, go softly
Usage: 2

all my years
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

in the bitterness
מרה מר 
Mar 
Usage: 38

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Hezekiah's Illness

14 Like a swallow or a crane I chirp, I moan like a dove. My eyes look weakly upward. O Lord, I am oppressed, so stand up for me! 15 What can I say, so I tell myself, since he has done this to me? I will walk slowly all my years because of my soul's anguish. 16 "My Lord is against them, yet they live, and among all of them who live is his spirit. Now you have restored me to health, so let me live!



Cross References

1 Kings 21:27

Nevertheless, as soon as Ahab heard this message, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and fasted. He even slept in sackcloth and wandered around meekly.

Job 7:11

"In addition, I won't keep my opinion to myself; I'll speak from my distressed spirit; I'll complain with my bitter soul.

Job 10:1

"I am disgusted with living, so I'm going to talk about my complaint freely. I'll speak out from the bitterness of my soul.

Joshua 7:8

Lord, what am I to say, now that Israel has run away from its enemies?

1 Samuel 1:10

Deeply distressed, she prayed to the LORD and wept bitterly.

2 Kings 4:27

As she came near the man of God on the mountain, she grabbed his feet. When Gehazi intervened to push her away, the man of God said, "Leave her alone! She is deeply troubled! The LORD has concealed the thing from me, and hasn't informed me."

Ezra 9:10

Now, our God, what can we say besides this? Because we have abandoned your commandments

Job 21:25

Others die with a bitter soul, never having tasted the good life.

Psalm 39:9-10

I remain silent; I do not open my mouth, for you are the one who acted.

John 12:27

"Now my soul is in turmoil, and what should I say "Father, save me from this hour'? No! It was for this very reason that I came to this hour.

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