Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

My heart has been smitten like grass and has withered away,
Indeed, I forget to eat my bread.

King James Version

My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.

Holman Bible

My heart is afflicted, withered like grass;
I even forget to eat my food.

International Standard Version

Withered like grass, my heart is overwhelmed, and I have even forgotten to eat my food.

A Conservative Version

My heart is smitten like grass, and withered, for I forget to eat my bread.

American Standard Version

My heart is smitten like grass, and withered; For I forget to eat my bread.

Amplified


My heart has been struck like grass and withered,
Indeed, [absorbed by my heartache] I forget to eat my food.

Darby Translation

My heart is smitten and withered like grass; yea, I have forgotten to eat my bread.

Julia Smith Translation

My heart was struck and dried up as grass, that I forget eating my bread.

King James 2000

My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My heart is struck like grass and withers. Indeed, I forget to eat my bread.

Modern King James verseion

My heart is stricken, and dried like grass, so that I forget to eat my bread.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My heart is smitten down, and withered like grass, so that I forget to eat my bread.

NET Bible

My heart is parched and withered like grass, for I am unable to eat food.

New Heart English Bible

My heart is blighted like grass, and withered, for I forget to eat my bread.

The Emphasized Bible

Smitten like herbage, so is my heart dried up, For I have forgotten to eat my food.

Webster

My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.

World English Bible

My heart is blighted like grass, and withered, for I forget to eat my bread.

Youngs Literal Translation

Smitten as the herb, and withered, is my heart, For I have forgotten to eat my bread.

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

Affliction In Light Of Eternity

3 For my days have been consumed in smoke,
And my bones have been scorched like a hearth.
4 My heart has been smitten like grass and has withered away,
Indeed, I forget to eat my bread.
5 Because of the loudness of my groaning
My bones cling to my flesh.


Cross References

Psalm 37:2

For they will wither quickly like the grass
And fade like the green herb.

Isaiah 40:7

The grass withers, the flower fades,
When the breath of the Lord blows upon it;
Surely the people are grass.

Ezra 10:6

Then Ezra rose from before the house of God and went into the chamber of Jehohanan the son of Eliashib. Although he went there, he did not eat bread nor drink water, for he was mourning over the unfaithfulness of the exiles.

1 Samuel 1:7-8

It happened year after year, as often as she went up to the house of the Lord, she would provoke her; so she wept and would not eat.

2 Samuel 12:17

The elders of his household stood beside him in order to raise him up from the ground, but he was unwilling and would not eat food with them.

Job 6:4

“For the arrows of the Almighty are within me,
Their poison my spirit drinks;
The terrors of God are arrayed against me.

Job 10:1

I loathe my own life;
I will give full vent to my complaint;
I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 33:20

So that his life loathes bread,
And his soul favorite food.

Psalm 6:2-3

Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am pining away;
Heal me, O Lord, for my bones are dismayed.

Psalm 42:6

O my God, my soul is in despair within me;
Therefore I remember You from the land of the Jordan
And the peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.

Psalm 55:4-5

My heart is in anguish within me,
And the terrors of death have fallen upon me.

Psalm 69:20

Reproach has broken my heart and I am so sick.
And I looked for sympathy, but there was none,
And for comforters, but I found none.

Psalm 77:3

When I remember God, then I am disturbed;
When I sigh, then my spirit grows faint. Selah.

Psalm 102:9

For I have eaten ashes like bread
And mingled my drink with weeping

Psalm 102:11

My days are like a lengthened shadow,
And I wither away like grass.

Psalm 143:3-4

For the enemy has persecuted my soul;
He has crushed my life to the ground;
He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead.

Lamentations 3:13

He made the arrows of His quiver
To enter into my inward parts.

Lamentations 3:20

Surely my soul remembers
And is bowed down within me.

Matthew 26:37-38

And He took with Him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be grieved and distressed.

Acts 9:9

And he was three days without sight, and neither ate nor drank.

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