Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

My strength is dried up like a potsherd, And my tongue cleaves to my jaws; And You lay me in the dust of death.

King James Version

My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.

Holman Bible

My strength is dried up like baked clay; my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth. You put me into the dust of death.

International Standard Version

My strength is dried up like broken pottery; my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth, and you have brought me down to the dust of death.

A Conservative Version

My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue clings to my jaws, and thou have brought me into the dust of death.

American Standard Version

My strength is dried up like a potsherd; And my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; And thou hast brought me into the dust of death.

Amplified

My strength is dried up like a fragment of clay pottery; [with thirst] my tongue cleaves to my jaws; and You have brought me into the dust of death.

Bible in Basic English

My throat is dry like a broken vessel; my tongue is fixed to the roof of my mouth, and the dust of death is on my lips.

Darby Translation

My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue cleaveth to my palate; and thou hast laid me in the dust of death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaves to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.

Julia Smith Translation

My strength was dried up as the potsherd, and my tongue cleaving to my jaws; and thou wilt set me for the dust of death.

King James 2000

My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue clings to my jaws; and you have brought me to the dust of death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My strength is dry like a potsherd, and my tongue is sticking [to] my jaws; and you have placed me in [the] dust of death.

Modern King James verseion

My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and My tongue clings to My jaws;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue cleaveth to my gums, and thou shalt bring me into the dust of death.

NET Bible

The roof of my mouth is as dry as a piece of pottery; my tongue sticks to my gums. You set me in the dust of death.

New Heart English Bible

My strength is dried up like a potsherd. My tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth. You have brought me into the dust of death.

The Emphasized Bible

Dried as a potsherd, is my strength, And, my tongue, is made to cleave to my gums, And, in the dust of death, wilt thou lay me.

Webster

My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.

World English Bible

My strength is dried up like a potsherd. My tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth. You have brought me into the dust of death.

Youngs Literal Translation

Dried up as an earthen vessel is my power, And my tongue is cleaving to my jaws.

Context Readings

From Suffering To Praise

14 I am poured out like water, And all my bones are out of joint; My heart is like wax; It is melted within me. 15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd, And my tongue cleaves to my jaws; And You lay me in the dust of death. 16 For dogs have surrounded me; A band of evildoers has encompassed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.


Cross References

John 19:28

After this, Jesus, knowing that all things had already been accomplished, to fulfill the Scripture, said, "I am thirsty."

Psalm 104:29

You hide Your face, they are dismayed; You take away their spirit, they expire And return to their dust.

Job 29:10

The voice of the nobles was hushed, And their tongue stuck to their palate.

Psalm 69:21

They also gave me gall for my food And for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

Proverbs 17:22

A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones.

Isaiah 53:12

Therefore, I will allot Him a portion with the great, And He will divide the booty with the strong; Because He poured out Himself to death, And was numbered with the transgressors; Yet He Himself bore the sin of many, And interceded for the transgressors.

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return."

Genesis 18:27

And Abraham replied, "Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes.

Job 7:21

"Why then do You not pardon my transgression And take away my iniquity? For now I will lie down in the dust; And You will seek me, but I will not be."

Job 10:9

'Remember now, that You have made me as clay; And would You turn me into dust again?

Job 34:15

All flesh would perish together, And man would return to dust.

Psalm 30:9

"What profit is there in my blood, if I go down to the pit? Will the dust praise You? Will it declare Your faithfulness?

Psalm 32:3-4

When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away Through my groaning all day long.

Psalm 38:10

My heart throbs, my strength fails me; And the light of my eyes, even that has gone from me.

Psalm 69:3

I am weary with my crying; my throat is parched; My eyes fail while I wait for my God.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the infant cleaves To the roof of its mouth because of thirst; The little ones ask for bread, But no one breaks it for them.

Daniel 12:2

"Many of those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake, these to everlasting life, but the others to disgrace and everlasting contempt.

Matthew 27:50

And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded up His spirit.

1 Corinthians 15:3

For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,



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