Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

I look to my right and observe no one is concerned about me. There is nowhere I can go for refuge, and no one cares for me.

New American Standard Bible

Look to the right and see;
For there is no one who regards me;
There is no escape for me;
No one cares for my soul.

King James Version

I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.

Holman Bible

Look to the right and see:
no one stands up for me;
there is no refuge for me;
no one cares about me.

A Conservative Version

Look on [my] right hand, and see, for there is no man who knows me. Refuge has failed me. No man cares for my soul.

American Standard Version

Look on my right hand, and see; For there is no man that knoweth me: Refuge hath failed me; No man careth for my soul.

Amplified


Look to the right [the point of attack] and see;
For there is no one who has regard for me [to act in my favor].
Escape has failed me and I have nowhere to run;
No one cares about my life.

Bible in Basic English

Looking to my right side, I saw no man who was my friend: I had no safe place; no one had any care for my soul.

Darby Translation

Look on the right hand and see; there is no man that knoweth me: refuge hath failed me; no man careth for my soul.

Julia Smith Translation

Looking upon the right hand, and seeing, and none caring for me: flight perished from me; none sought for my soul

King James 2000

I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would acknowledge me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

look to [my] right and see. There is no one looking out for me; there is no escape for me; no one cares for my soul.

Modern King James verseion

I looked on my right hand, and I watched, but no one recognized me; escape was lost to me; no man cared for my soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I look upon my righthand, and see there is no man that will know me. I have no place to flee unto, no man careth for my soul.

NET Bible

Look to the right and see! No one cares about me. I have nowhere to run; no one is concerned about my life.

New Heart English Bible

Look on my right, and see; for there is no one who is concerned for me. Refuge has fled from me. No one cares for my soul.

The Emphasized Bible

Look to the right hand and see, that there is none that, for me, hath regard, - Escape is lost to me, There is no one to care for my life.

Webster

I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.

World English Bible

Look on my right, and see; for there is no one who is concerned for me. Refuge has fled from me. No one cares for my soul.

Youngs Literal Translation

Looking on the right hand -- and seeing, And I have none recognizing; Perished hath refuge from me, There is none inquiring for my soul.

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Cry Of Distress

3 Though my spirit grows faint within me, you are aware of my path. Wherever I go, they have hidden a trap for me. 4 I look to my right and observe no one is concerned about me. There is nowhere I can go for refuge, and no one cares for me. 5 So I cry to you, Lord, declaring, "You are my refuge, my only possession while I am on this earth."


Cross References

Psalm 31:11

I have become an object of reproach to all my enemies, especially to my neighbors. I have become an object of fear to my friends, and whoever sees me outside runs away from me.

Psalm 69:20

Insults broke my heart. I despaired and looked for sympathy; but there was none, for comforters, but I found none.

Psalm 88:8

You caused my acquaintances to shun me; you make me extremely abhorrent to them. Restrained, I am unable to go out.

Psalm 88:18

You caused my friend and neighbor to shun me; and my acquaintances are confused. An instruction. By Ethan, the Ezrahite

1 Samuel 23:11-13

Will the people of Keilah hand me over to him? Will Saul come down just as your servant has heard? LORD God of Israel, please inform your servant." The LORD said, "He will come down."

1 Samuel 23:19-20

People from Ziph came up to Saul at Gibeah and informed him, "David is hiding with us in the strongholds in Horesh and on the hill of Hachilah south of Jeshimon, isn't he?

1 Samuel 27:1

David told himself, "One of these days I'll perish by Saul's hand. There is nothing better for me to do than to escape to Philistine territory. Saul will give up searching for me anymore within the borders of Israel, so I'll escape from him."

Job 11:20

But what the wicked look for will fail; their way of escape will be taken away from them; their only hope is to take their final breath."

Job 19:13-19

"My brothers are alienated from me; my acquaintances are estranged;

Jeremiah 25:35

Flight will be impossible for the shepherds, as will be escape for the leaders of the flock.

Jeremiah 30:17

Indeed, I'll bring you healing, and I'll heal you of your wounds,' declares the LORD, "because they have called you an outcast and have said, "It is Zion, no one cares for her!"'"

Matthew 26:56

But all of this has happened so that the writings of the prophets might be fulfilled." Then all the disciples deserted Jesus and ran away.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first trial no one came to my defense. Everyone abandoned me. May it not be held against them!

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