Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Because of this our heart is faint, Because of these things our eyes are dim;

King James Version

For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes are dim.

Holman Bible

Because of this, our heart is sick; because of these, our eyes grow dim:

International Standard Version

This is why our hearts faint, and why our eyes grow dim:

A Conservative Version

For this our heart is faint. For these things our eyes are dim,

American Standard Version

For this our heart is faint; For these things our eyes are dim;

Amplified

Because of this our hearts are faint and sick; because of these things our eyes are dim and see darkly.

Bible in Basic English

Because of this our hearts are feeble; for these things our eyes are dark;

Darby Translation

For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes have grown dim,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For this our heart is saddened; for these things our eyes are become dim.

Julia Smith Translation

For this our heart was languid; for this our eyes were darkened.

King James 2000

For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes are dim.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because of this, our heart has become faint, because of these, our eyes have become dim.

Modern King James verseion

Our heart is faint for this; our eyes are dim for these things.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore our heart is full of heaviness, and our eyes dim:

NET Bible

Because of this, our hearts are sick; because of these things, we can hardly see through our tears.

New Heart English Bible

For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes grow dim.

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, faint is our heart, For these things, dimmed are our eyes:

Webster

For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes are dim.

World English Bible

For this our heart is faint; For these things our eyes are dim;

Youngs Literal Translation

For this hath our heart been sick, For these have our eyes been dim.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
is faint
דּוה 
Daveh 
Usage: 5

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Request For Mercy

16 The crown has fallen from our head; Woe to us, for we have sinned! 17 Because of this our heart is faint, Because of these things our eyes are dim; 18 Because of Mount Zion which lies desolate, Foxes prowl in it.


Cross References

Isaiah 1:5

Where will you be stricken again, As you continue in your rebellion? The whole head is sick And the whole heart is faint.

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes fail because of tears, My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is poured out on the earth Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, When little ones and infants faint In the streets of the city.

Job 17:7

"My eye has also grown dim because of grief, And all my members are as a shadow.

Psalm 6:7

My eye has wasted away with grief; It has become old because of all my adversaries.

Leviticus 26:36

'As for those of you who may be left, I will also bring weakness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. And the sound of a driven leaf will chase them, and even when no one is pursuing they will flee as though from the sword, and they will fall.

Deuteronomy 28:65

"Among those nations you shall find no rest, and there will be no resting place for the sole of your foot; but there the LORD will give you a trembling heart, failing of eyes, and despair of soul.

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am in distress; My eye is wasted away from grief, my soul and my body also.

Psalm 69:3

I am weary with my crying; my throat is parched; My eyes fail while I wait for my God.

Isaiah 38:14

"Like a swallow, like a crane, so I twitter; I moan like a dove; My eyes look wistfully to the heights; O Lord, I am oppressed, be my security.

Jeremiah 8:18

My sorrow is beyond healing, My heart is faint within me!

Jeremiah 46:5

"Why have I seen it? They are terrified, They are drawing back, And their mighty men are defeated And have taken refuge in flight, Without facing back; Terror is on every side!" Declares the LORD.

Lamentations 1:13

"From on high He sent fire into my bones, And it prevailed over them He has spread a net for my feet; He has turned me back; He has made me desolate, Faint all day long.

Lamentations 1:22

"Let all their wickedness come before You; And deal with them as You have dealt with me For all my transgressions; For my groans are many and my heart is faint."

Ezekiel 21:7

"And when they say to you, 'Why do you groan?' you shall say, 'Because of the news that is coming; and every heart will melt, all hands will be feeble, every spirit will faint and all knees will be weak as water. Behold, it comes and it will happen,' declares the Lord GOD."

Ezekiel 21:15

that their hearts may melt, and many fall at all their gates. I have given the glittering sword. Ah! It is made for striking like lightning, it is wrapped up in readiness for slaughter.

Micah 6:13

"So also I will make you sick, striking you down, Desolating you because of your sins.

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