Parallel Verses

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 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,

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.

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.

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 thrush I chirp, I coo like a dove; my eyes grow tired from looking up to the sky. O sovereign master, I am oppressed; help me! 15 What can I say? He has decreed and acted. I will walk slowly all my years because I am overcome with grief. 16 O sovereign master, your decrees can give men life; may years of life be restored to me. Restore my health and preserve my life.'



Cross References

1 Kings 21:27

When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and fasted. He slept in sackcloth and walked around dejected.

Job 7:11

"Therefore, I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 10:1

"I am weary of my life; I will complain without restraint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Joshua 7:8

If only we had been satisfied to live on the other side of the Jordan! O Lord, what can I say now that Israel has retreated before its enemies?

1 Samuel 1:10

She was very upset as she prayed to the Lord, and she was weeping uncontrollably.

2 Kings 4:27

But when she reached the prophet on the mountain, she grabbed hold of his feet. Gehazi came near to push her away, but the prophet said, "Leave her alone, for she is very upset. The Lord has kept the matter hidden from me; he didn't tell me about it."

Ezra 9:10

"And now what are we able to say after this, our God? For we have forsaken your commandments

Job 21:25

And another man dies in bitterness of soul, never having tasted anything good.

Psalm 39:9-10

I am silent and cannot open my mouth because of what you have done.

John 12:27

"Now my soul is greatly distressed. And what should I say? 'Father, deliver me from this hour'? No, but for this very reason I have come to this hour.

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