Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Instead, I have composed and quieted myself like a weaned child with its mother; I am like a weaned child.

New American Standard Bible

Surely I have composed and quieted my soul; Like a weaned child rests against his mother, My soul is like a weaned child within me.

King James Version

Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child.

Holman Bible

Instead, I have calmed and quieted myself
like a little weaned child with its mother;
I am like a little child.

A Conservative Version

Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul like a weaned child with his mother. Like a weaned child is my soul within me.

American Standard Version

Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul; Like a weaned child with his mother, Like a weaned child is my soul within me.

Amplified

Surely I have calmed and quieted my soul; like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me [ceased from fretting].

Darby Translation

Surely I have restrained and composed my soul, like a weaned child with its mother: my soul within me is as a weaned child.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Rather I have quieted myself and caused my soul to become silent, that I might be as a child that is weaned of his mother, as one who is weaned from my own life.

Julia Smith Translation

If I did not place and rest my soul as a child weaned of his Mother: my soul as a weaned child.

King James 2000

Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Rather I have soothed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother, like the weaned child [is] my soul with me.

Modern King James verseion

Surely I have behaved and have quieted my soul, as one weaned by its mother; my soul on me is like one weaned.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But I refrain my soul and keep it low, like as a child that is weaned from his mother; Yea, my soul is even as a weaned child.

NET Bible

Indeed I am composed and quiet, like a young child carried by its mother; I am content like the young child I carry.

New Heart English Bible

Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me.

Webster

Surely I have behaved and quieted myself as a child that is weaned by his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child.

World English Bible

Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Have I not compared, and kept silent my soul, As a weaned one by its mother? As a weaned one by me is my soul.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Childlike Spirit

1 LORD, my heart is not arrogant, nor do I look haughty. I do not aspire to great things, nor concern myself with things beyond my ability. 2 Instead, I have composed and quieted myself like a weaned child with its mother; I am like a weaned child. 3 Place your hope in the LORD, Israel, both now and forever. A Song of Ascents


Cross References

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, stop being childish in your thinking. Be like infants with respect to evil, but think like adults.

Psalm 62:1

My soul rests quietly only when it looks to God; from him comes my deliverance.

1 Samuel 24:10

Look, this very day you saw with your own eyes that the LORD gave you into my control in the cave, and one of my men told me to kill you, but I had pity on you and responded, "I won't lift my hand against his majesty because he's the LORD's anointed.'

1 Samuel 25:32-33

David told Abigail, "Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who sent you to meet me today.

1 Samuel 30:6

David was in great danger because all the people were bitter because of their sons and daughters, and they were talking about stoning him. But David found strength in the LORD his God.

2 Samuel 15:25-26

The king told Zadok, "Take the Ark of God back to the city. If I'm shown favor in the LORD's sight, then he'll bring me back again and show me both it and the place where it rests.

2 Samuel 16:11-12

So David ordered Abishai and all of his staff: "Look! My own son wants to kill me! How much more now is this descendant of Benjamin? Leave him alone and let him go on cursing, because the LORD has ordered him to do this.

Psalm 42:5

Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me and he is my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, because I will praise him once again, since his presence saves me and he is my God. To the Director: An instruction of the Sons of Korah.

Isaiah 30:15

For this is what the LORD GOD, the Holy One of Israel, says: "In repentance and rest you will be saved; in staying calm and trusting will be your strength. But you refused.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good to hope and wait patiently for the LORD's salvation.

Matthew 18:3-4

Then he said, "I tell all of you with certainty, unless you change and become like little children, you will never get into the kingdom from heaven.

Mark 10:15

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever doesn't receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never enter it."

Luke 21:19

By your endurance you will protect your lives."

John 14:1-2

"Don't let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me.

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