Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book!

King James Version

Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book!

Holman Bible

I wish that my words were written down, that they were recorded on a scroll

International Standard Version

If only my words were written down; if only they were inscribed in a book

A Conservative Version

O that my words were now written! O that they were inscribed in a book,

American Standard Version

Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book!

Amplified

Oh, that the words I now speak were written! Oh, that they were inscribed in a book [carved on a tablet of stone]!

Bible in Basic English

If only my words might be recorded! if they might be put in writing in a book!

Darby Translation

Oh would that my words were written! oh that they were inscribed in a book!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Oh, that my words were now written! Oh, that they were printed in a book!

Julia Smith Translation

Who will give now, and my words shall be written? who will give and they shall be delineated in a book?.

King James 2000

Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book!

Lexham Expanded Bible

"{O that} my words could be written down! {O that they could be inscribed in a scroll}!

Modern King James verseion

Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were engraved in a book!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O that my words were written, O that they were put in a book:

NET Bible

"O that my words were written down, O that they were written on a scroll,

New Heart English Bible

"Oh that my words were now written. Oh that they were inscribed in a book.

New simplified Bible

I wish now my words were written. I wish they were inscribed on a scroll.

The Emphasized Bible

Oh, then, that my words, could be written, Oh that, in a record, they could be inscribed:

Webster

Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book!

World English Bible

"Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book!

Youngs Literal Translation

Who doth grant now, That my words may be written? Who doth grant that in a book they may be graven?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Oh that
נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

my words
מלּה מלּה 
Millah 
Usage: 38

אפוא אפו 
'ephow 
now , where , here
Usage: 15

כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

oh that
נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

I Am Forgotten

22 "Why do you persecute me as God does, And are not satisfied with my flesh? 23 "Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book! 24 "That with an iron stylus and lead They were engraved in the rock forever!



Cross References

Isaiah 30:8

Now go, write it on a tablet before them And inscribe it on a scroll, That it may serve in the time to come As a witness forever.

Job 31:35

"Oh that I had one to hear me! Behold, here is my signature; Let the Almighty answer me! And the indictment which my adversary has written,

Isaiah 8:1

Then the LORD said to me, "Take for yourself a large tablet and write on it in ordinary letters: Swift is the booty, speedy is the prey.

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