Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“I have sewed sackcloth over my skin
And thrust my horn in the dust.

King James Version

I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin, and defiled my horn in the dust.

Holman Bible

I have sewn sackcloth over my skin;
I have buried my strength in the dust.

International Standard Version

"I've even sewn sackcloth directly to my skin; I've buried my strength in the dust.

A Conservative Version

I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin, and have laid my horn in the dust.

American Standard Version

I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin, And have laid my horn in the dust.

Amplified


“I have sewed sackcloth over my skin [as a sign of mourning]
And have defiled my horn (symbol of strength) in the dust.

Bible in Basic English

I have made haircloth the clothing of my skin, and my horn is rolled in the dust.

Darby Translation

I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin, and rolled my horn in the dust.

Julia Smith Translation

I sewed together sackcloth upon my skin, and I thrust my horn into the dust.

King James 2000

I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin, and laid my strength in the dust.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"I have sewed sackcloth on my skin, and I have inserted {my pride} in the dust.

Modern King James verseion

I have sewed sackcloth on my skin and thrust my horn in the dust.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I have sewed a sackcloth upon my skin, and lie with my strength in the dust.

NET Bible

I have sewed sackcloth on my skin, and buried my horn in the dust;

New Heart English Bible

I have sewed sackcloth on my skin, and have thrust my horn in the dust.

The Emphasized Bible

Sackcloth, sewed I on my skin, and rolled - in the dust - my horn:

Webster

I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin, and defiled my horn in the dust.

World English Bible

I have sewed sackcloth on my skin, and have thrust my horn in the dust.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sackcloth I have sewed on my skin, And have rolled in the dust my horn.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּפר 
Taphar 
sew
Usage: 4

שׂק 
Saq 
Usage: 48

upon my skin
גּלר 
Geled 
Usage: 1

my horn
קרן 
Qeren 
Usage: 76

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Everything Was Going Well

14 “He breaks through me with breach after breach;
He runs at me like a warrior.
15 “I have sewed sackcloth over my skin
And thrust my horn in the dust.
16 “My face is flushed from weeping,
And deep darkness is on my eyelids,



Cross References

Psalm 7:5

Let the enemy pursue my soul and overtake it;
And let him trample my life down to the ground
And lay my glory in the dust. Selah.

Psalm 75:10

And all the horns of the wicked He will cut off,
But the horns of the righteous will be lifted up.

Genesis 37:34

So Jacob tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his loins and mourned for his son many days.

1 Samuel 2:10

Those who contend with the Lord will be shattered;
Against them He will thunder in the heavens,
The Lord will judge the ends of the earth;
And He will give strength to His king,
And will exalt the horn of His anointed.”

1 Kings 21:27

It came about when Ahab heard these words, that he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and fasted, and he lay in sackcloth and went about despondently.

Job 30:19

“He has cast me into the mire,
And I have become like dust and ashes.

Psalm 75:5

Do not lift up your horn on high,
Do not speak with insolent pride.’”

Isaiah 22:12

Therefore in that day the Lord God of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing,
To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.

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