Parallel Verses

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.

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.

International Standard Version

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

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 [A song of ascents. Of David.] LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me. 2 Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child. 3 Let Israel hope in the LORD from this time forth and forever.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brethren, be not children in understanding: but in malice be children, but in understanding be men.

Psalm 62:1

[To the Chief Musician, to jeduthun. A Psalm of David.] Truly my soul waits upon God: from him comes my salvation.

1 Samuel 24:10

Behold, this day your eyes have seen how that the LORD had delivered you today into my hand in the cave: and some bade me kill you: but my eye spared you; and I said, I will not put forth my hand against my lord; for he is the LORD'S anointed.

1 Samuel 25:32-33

And David said to Abigail, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who sent you this day to meet me:

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.

2 Samuel 15:25-26

And the king said unto Zadok, Carry back the ark of God into the city: if I shall find favor in the eyes of the LORD, he will bring me again, and show me both it, and his habitation:

2 Samuel 16:11-12

And David said to Abishai, and to all his servants, Behold, my son, who came forth of my own body, seeks my life: how much more now may this Benjamite do it? let him alone, and let him curse; for the LORD has bidden him.

Psalm 42:5

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

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.

Isaiah 30:15

For thus says the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall you be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: but you would not.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.

Matthew 18:3-4

And said, Verily I say unto you, Except you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Mark 10:15

Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.

Luke 21:19

In your patience you will gain your souls.

John 14:1-2

Let not your heart be troubled: you believe in God, believe also in me.

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