Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Earth, do not cover my blood;
may my cry for help find no resting place.

New American Standard Bible

"O earth, do not cover my blood, And let there be no resting place for my cry.

King James Version

O earth, cover not thou my blood, and let my cry have no place.

International Standard Version

"Listen, earth! Don't cover my blood, for my outcry has no place to rest.

A Conservative Version

O earth, do not cover thou my blood, and let my cry have no [resting] place.

American Standard Version

O earth, cover not thou my blood, And let my cry have no resting -place.

Amplified

O earth, cover not my blood, and let my cry have no resting-place [where it will cease being heard].

Bible in Basic English

O earth, let not my blood be covered, and let my cry have no resting-place!

Darby Translation

O earth, cover not my blood, and let there be no place for my cry!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O earth, do not cover my blood; and let there be no place where my cry is hidden.

Julia Smith Translation

O earth, thou wilt not cover my blood; and shall there not be place for my cry?

King James 2000

O earth, cover not my blood, and let my cry have no place.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"O earth, you should not cover my blood, and let there be no place for my cry for help.

Modern King James verseion

Oh earth, do not cover my blood, and let not my cry have a place.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O earth, cover not my blood, and let my crying find no room.

NET Bible

"O earth, do not cover my blood, nor let there be a secret place for my cry.

New Heart English Bible

"Earth, do not cover my blood. Let my cry have no place to rest.

The Emphasized Bible

O earth! do not cover my blood, and let there be no place for mine outcry.

Webster

O earth, cover not thou my blood, and let my cry have no place.

World English Bible

"Earth, don't cover my blood. Let my cry have no place to rest.

Youngs Literal Translation

O earth, do not thou cover my blood! And let there not be a place for my cry.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

not thou my blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

and let my cry
זעקה זעק 
Za`aq 
Usage: 18

Context Readings

Everything Was Going Well

17 although my hands are free from violence
and my prayer is pure.
18 Earth, do not cover my blood;
may my cry for help find no resting place.
19 Even now my witness is in heaven,
and my advocate is in the heights!



Cross References

Isaiah 26:21

For look, the Lord is coming from His place
to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity.
The earth will reveal the blood shed on it
and will no longer conceal her slain.

Psalm 66:18-19

If I had been aware of malice in my heart,
the Lord would not have listened.

Ezekiel 24:7

For the blood she shed is still within her.
She put it out on the bare rock;
she didn’t pour it on the ground
to cover it with dust.

Genesis 4:11

So now you are cursed, alienated, from the ground that opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood you have shed.

Nehemiah 4:5

Do not cover their guilt or let their sin be erased from Your sight, because they have provoked the builders.

Job 27:9

Will God hear his cry
when distress comes on him?

Isaiah 1:15

When you lift up your hands in prayer,
I will refuse to look at you;
even if you offer countless prayers,
I will not listen.
Your hands are covered with blood.

Isaiah 58:9-10

At that time, when you call, the Lord will answer;
when you cry out, He will say, ‘Here I am.’
If you get rid of the yoke among you,
the finger-pointing and malicious speaking,

Jeremiah 22:29

Earth, earth, earth,
hear the word of the Lord!

James 4:3-4

You ask and don’t receive because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your evil desires.

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