Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I stretch out my hands to You; My soul longs for You, as a parched land. Selah.

King James Version

I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.

Holman Bible

I spread out my hands to You; I am like parched land before You. Selah

International Standard Version

I stretch out my hands toward you, longing for you like a parched land. Interlude

A Conservative Version

I spread forth my hands to thee. My soul [is] as a weary land for thee. Selah.

American Standard Version

I spread forth my hands unto thee: My soul thirsteth after thee, as a weary land. Selah

Amplified

I spread forth my hands to You; my soul thirsts after You like a thirsty land [for water]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Darby Translation

I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul, as a parched land, thirsteth after thee. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I stretched forth my hands unto thee; my soul thirsted after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

I spread out my hands to thee: my soul as a weary land for thee. Silence.

King James 2000

I stretch forth my hands unto you: my soul thirsts after you, as a thirsty land. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I stretch out my hands to you; my soul [longs] for you like a dry land. Selah

Modern King James verseion

I stretch forth my hands to You; my soul thirsts after You like a thirsty land. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I stretch forth my hands unto thee; my soul gaspeth unto thee as a thirsty land. Selah.

NET Bible

I spread my hands out to you in prayer; my soul thirsts for you in a parched land.

New Heart English Bible

I spread forth my hands to you. My soul thirsts for you, like a parched land. Selah.

Webster

I stretch forth my hands to thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.

World English Bible

I spread forth my hands to you. My soul thirsts for you, like a parched land. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

I have spread forth my hands unto Thee, My soul is as a weary land for Thee. Selah.

Context Readings

A Cry For Help

5 I remember the days of old; I meditate on all Your doings; I muse on the work of Your hands. 6 I stretch out my hands to You; My soul longs for You, as a parched land. Selah. 7 Answer me quickly, O LORD, my spirit fails; Do not hide Your face from me, Or I will become like those who go down to the pit.


Cross References

Psalm 63:1

O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You, In a dry and weary land where there is no water.

Job 11:13

"If you would direct your heart right And spread out your hand to Him,

Psalm 88:9

My eye has wasted away because of affliction; I have called upon You every day, O LORD; I have spread out my hands to You.

Psalm 42:1-2

As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for You, O God.

Psalm 44:20

If we had forgotten the name of our God Or extended our hands to a strange god,

Psalm 84:2

My soul longed and even yearned for the courts of the LORD; My heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God.

Isaiah 26:8-9

Indeed, while following the way of Your judgments, O LORD, We have waited for You eagerly; Your name, even Your memory, is the desire of our souls.

Isaiah 35:7

The scorched land will become a pool And the thirsty ground springs of water; In the haunt of jackals, its resting place, Grass becomes reeds and rushes.

John 7:37

Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink.

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