Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul,
“Therefore I have hope in Him.”

King James Version

The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Holman Bible

I say: The Lord is my portion,
therefore I will put my hope in Him.

International Standard Version

"The LORD is all I have," says my soul, "Therefore I will trust in him."

A Conservative Version

LORD is my portion, says my soul, therefore I will hope in him.

American Standard Version

Jehovah is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Amplified

The Lord is my portion or share, says my living being (my inner self); therefore will I hope in Him and wait expectantly for Him.

Bible in Basic English

I said to myself, The Lord is my heritage; and because of this I will have hope in him.

Darby Translation

Jehovah is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah my portion, said my soul; for this I will hope toward him.

King James 2000

The LORD is my portion, says my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Yahweh is my portion," says my soul, "Thus I will hope on him."

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah is my portion, says my soul; therefore I will hope in Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"The LORD is my portion," sayeth my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

NET Bible

"My portion is the Lord," I have said to myself, so I will put my hope in him.

New Heart English Bible

"The LORD is my portion," says my soul, "therefore I will hope in him."

The Emphasized Bible

My portion, is Yahweh, saith my soul, For this cause, will I wait for him.

Webster

The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

World English Bible

Yahweh is my portion, says my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Youngs Literal Translation

My portion is Jehovah, hath my soul said, Therefore I hope for Him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
is my portion
חלק 
Cheleq 
Usage: 67

my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

therefore will I hope
יחל 
Yachal 
Usage: 41

References

Images Lamentations 3:24

Prayers for Lamentations 3:24

Context Readings

Israel's Affliction

23 They are new every morning;
Great is Your faithfulness.
24 “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul,
“Therefore I have hope in Him.”
25 The Lord is good to those who wait for Him,
To the person who seeks Him.



Cross References

Psalm 16:5

The Lord is the portion of my inheritance and my cup;
You support my lot.

Psalm 73:26

My flesh and my heart may fail,
But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Psalm 33:18

Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him,
On those who hope for His lovingkindness,

Lamentations 3:21

This I recall to my mind,
Therefore I have hope.

1 Samuel 30:6

Moreover David was greatly distressed because the people spoke of stoning him, for all the people were embittered, each one because of his sons and his daughters. But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God.

1 Chronicles 5:20

They were helped against them, and the Hagrites and all who were with them were given into their hand; for they cried out to God in the battle, and He answered their prayers because they trusted in Him.

Job 13:15

Though He slay me,
I will hope in Him.
Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him.

Psalm 31:24

Be strong and let your heart take courage,
All you who hope in the Lord.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you in despair, O my soul?
And why have you become disturbed within me?
Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him,
The help of my countenance and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why are you in despair, O my soul?
And why are you disturbed within me?
Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him,
The help of my countenance and my God.

Psalm 62:8

Trust in Him at all times, O people;
Pour out your heart before Him;
God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Psalm 84:12

O Lord of hosts,
How blessed is the man who trusts in You!

Psalm 119:57

Heth.
The Lord is my portion;
I have promised to keep Your words.

Psalm 130:7

O Israel, hope in the Lord;
For with the Lord there is lovingkindness,
And with Him is abundant redemption.

Psalm 142:5

I cried out to You, O Lord;
I said, “You are my refuge,
My portion in the land of the living.

Jeremiah 10:16

The portion of Jacob is not like these;
For the Maker of all is He,
And Israel is the tribe of His inheritance;
The Lord of hosts is His name.

Jeremiah 51:19

The portion of Jacob is not like these;
For the Maker of all is He,
And of the tribe of His inheritance;
The Lord of hosts is His name.

Romans 15:12

Again Isaiah says,
There shall come the root of Jesse,
And He who arises to rule over the Gentiles,
In Him shall the Gentiles hope.”

1 Peter 1:21

who through Him are believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.

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