Parallel Verses

King James Version

My friends scorn me: but mine eye poureth out tears unto God.

New American Standard Bible

“My friends are my scoffers;
My eye weeps to God.

Holman Bible

My friends scoff at me
as I weep before God.

International Standard Version

My friends mock me, while my eyes overflow with tears to God,

A Conservative Version

My friends scoff at me. My eye pours out tears to God

American Standard Version

My friends scoff at me: But mine eye poureth out tears unto God,

Amplified


“My friends are scoffers [who ridicule];
My eye pours out tears to God.

Bible in Basic English

My friends make sport of me; to God my eyes are weeping,

Darby Translation

My friends are my mockers; mine eye poureth out tears unto +God.

Julia Smith Translation

My friends mocking me: to God mine eye wept.

King James 2000

My friends scorn me: but my eye pours out tears unto God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My friends scorn me; my eye pours out tears to God,

Modern King James verseion

My friends scorn me; my eye pours out tears to God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My friends laugh me to scorn, but mine eye poureth out tears unto God.

NET Bible

My intercessor is my friend as my eyes pour out tears to God;

New Heart English Bible

My friends scoff at me. My eyes pour out tears to God,

The Emphasized Bible

And, he that voucheth for me is on high. My friends are, they who scorn me, Unto GOD, hath mine eye shed tears: -

Webster

My friends scorn me: but my eye poureth out tears to God.

World English Bible

My friends scoff at me. My eyes pour out tears to God,

Youngs Literal Translation

My interpreter is my friend, Unto God hath mine eye dropped:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My friends
ריע רע 
Rea` 
Usage: 187

me but mine eye
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

דּלף 
Dalaph 
Usage: 3

Context Readings

Everything Was Going Well

19 Also now, behold, my witness is in heaven, and my record is on high. 20 My friends scorn me: but mine eye poureth out tears unto God. 21 O that one might plead for a man with God, as a man pleadeth for his neighbour!



Cross References

Job 12:4-5

I am as one mocked of his neighbour, who calleth upon God, and he answereth him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn.

Job 16:4

I also could speak as ye do: if your soul were in my soul's stead, I could heap up words against you, and shake mine head at you.

Job 17:2

Are there not mockers with me? and doth not mine eye continue in their provocation?

Psalm 109:4

For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer.

Psalm 142:2

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

Hosea 12:4-5

Yea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spake with us;

Luke 6:11-12

And they were filled with madness; and communed one with another what they might do to Jesus.

Hebrews 5:7

Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared;

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