Parallel Verses

Amplified

My heart is smitten like grass and withered, so that [in absorption] I forget to eat my food.

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.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My heart is smitten and withered like grass so that I forget 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 consume away like smoke, and my bones burn like a firebrand or like a hearth. 4 My heart is smitten like grass and withered, so that [in absorption] I forget to eat my food. 5 By reason of my loud groaning [from suffering and trouble] my flesh cleaves to my bones.


Cross References

Psalm 37:2

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

Isaiah 40:7

The grass withers, the flower fades, when the breath of the Lord blows upon it; surely [all] the people are like grass.

Ezra 10:6

Then Ezra came from before the house of God and went into the lodging place of Jehohanan son of Eliashib [for the night]. There he ate no bread and drank no water, for he mourned over the returned exiles' faithlessness [and violation of God's law].

1 Samuel 1:7-8

So it was year after year; whenever Hannah went up to the Lord's house, Peninnah provoked her, so she wept and did not eat.

2 Samuel 12:17

His older house servants arose [in the night] and went to him to raise him up from the floor, but he would not, nor did he eat food with them.

Job 6:4

[But it is] because the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison which my spirit drinks up; the terrors of God set themselves in array against me.

Job 10:1

I am weary of my life and loathe it! I will give free expression to my complaint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 33:20

So that his desire makes him loathe food, and even dainty dishes [nauseate him].

Psalm 6:2-3

Have mercy on me and be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am weak (faint and withered away); O Lord, heal me, for my bones are troubled.

Psalm 42:6

O my God, my life is cast down upon me [and I find the burden more than I can bear]; therefore will I [earnestly] remember You from the land of the Jordan [River] and the [summits of Mount] Hermon, from the little mountain Mizar.

Psalm 55:4-5

My heart is grievously pained within me, and the terrors of death have fallen upon me.

Psalm 69:20

Insults and reproach have broken my heart; I am full of heaviness and I am distressingly sick. I looked for pity, but there was none, and for comforters, but I found none.

Psalm 77:3

I [earnestly] remember God; I am disquieted and I groan; I muse in prayer, and my spirit faints [overwhelmed]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 102:9

For I have eaten the ashes [in which I sat] as if they were bread and have mingled my drink with weeping

Psalm 102:11

My days are like an evening shadow that stretches out and declines [with the sun]; and I am withered like grass.

Psalm 143:3-4

For the enemy has pursued and persecuted my soul, he has crushed my life down to the ground; he has made me to dwell in dark places as those who have been long dead.

Lamentations 3:13

He has caused the arrows of His quiver to enter into my heart [the seat of my affections and desires].

Lamentations 3:20

My soul has them continually in remembrance and is bowed down within me.

Matthew 26:37-38

And taking with Him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, He began to show grief and distress of mind and was deeply depressed.

Acts 9:9

And he was unable to see for three days, and he neither ate nor drank [anything].

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