Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 will I hope in him. 25 The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.



Cross References

Psalm 16:5

The LORD is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup: you maintain my lot.

Psalm 73:26

My flesh and my heart fails: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion forever.

Psalm 33:18

Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;

Lamentations 3:21

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

1 Samuel 30:6

And David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.

1 Chronicles 5:20

And they were helped against them, and the Hagrites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them: for they cried to God in the battle, and he heeded their prayer; because they put their trust in him.

Job 13:15

Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will defend my own ways before him.

Psalm 31:24

Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all you that hope in the LORD.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you cast down, O my soul? and why are you disturbed within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why are you cast down, O my soul? and why are you disturbed within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 62:8

Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Psalm 84:12

O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusts in you.

Psalm 119:57

[Heth] You are my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep your words.

Psalm 130:7

Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is abundant redemption.

Psalm 142:5

I cried unto you, O LORD: I said, you are my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.

Jeremiah 10:16

The portion of Jacob is not like them: for he is the former of all things; 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 them; for he is the maker of all things: and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: the LORD of hosts is his name.

Romans 15:12

And again, Isaiah says, There shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust.

1 Peter 1:21

Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

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