Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Be gracious to me, Lord,
because I am in distress;
my eyes are worn out from angry sorrow—
my whole being as well.

New American Standard Bible

Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am in distress; My eye is wasted away from grief, my soul and my body also.

King James Version

Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: mine eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my belly.

International Standard Version

Be gracious to me, LORD, for I am in distress. My eyes have been consumed by my grief along with my soul and my body.

A Conservative Version

Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in distress. My eye wastes away with grief, [yea], my soul and my body.

American Standard Version

Have mercy upon me, O Jehovah, for I am in distress: Mine eye wasteth away with grief, yea , my soul and my body.

Amplified

Have mercy and be gracious unto me, O Lord, for I am in trouble; with grief my eye is weakened, also my inner self and my body.

Bible in Basic English

Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am in trouble; my eyes are wasted with grief, I am wasted in soul and body.

Darby Translation

Be gracious unto me, Jehovah, for I am in trouble: mine eye wasteth away with vexation, my soul and my belly.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: my eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my belly.

Julia Smith Translation

Pity me, O Jehovah, for straits are to me: mine eye fell away; with trouble my soul and my belly.

King James 2000

Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: my eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my body.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Be gracious [to] me, O Yahweh, because I have distress. My eye wastes away because of vexation, [along with] my soul and my {body}.

Modern King James verseion

Have mercy on me, O Jehovah, for I am in trouble; my eye has become old with grief, my soul and my belly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble, and mine eye is consumed for very heaviness, yea my soul and my body.

NET Bible

Have mercy on me, for I am in distress! My eyes grow dim from suffering. I have lost my strength.

New Heart English Bible

Have mercy on me, LORD, for I am in distress. My eye, my soul, and my body waste away with grief.

The Emphasized Bible

Show me favour, O Yahweh, for in distress am I, - Wasted with vexation, is mine eye - my soul and my body;

Webster

Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: my eye is consumed with grief, yes, my soul and my belly.

World English Bible

Have mercy on me, Yahweh, for I am in distress. My eye, my soul, and my body waste away with grief.

Youngs Literal Translation

Favour me, O Jehovah, for distress is to me, Mine eye, my soul, and my body Have become old by provocation.

References

Watsons

Context Readings

A Plea For Protection

8 and have not handed me over to the enemy.
You have set my feet in a spacious place.
9 Be gracious to me, Lord,
because I am in distress;
my eyes are worn out from angry sorrow—
my whole being as well.
10 Indeed, my life is consumed with grief
and my years with groaning;
my strength has failed
because of my sinfulness,
and my bones waste away.


Cross References

Psalm 6:7

My eyes are swollen from grief;
they grow old because of all my enemies.

Job 17:7

My eyes have grown dim from grief,
and my whole body has become but a shadow.

Job 33:19-22

A person may be disciplined on his bed with pain
and constant distress in his bones,

Psalm 6:1-2

A Prayer for MercyFor the choir director: with stringed instruments, according to Sheminith. A Davidic psalm. Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger;
do not discipline me in Your wrath.

Psalm 22:14-15

I am poured out like water,
and all my bones are disjointed;
my heart is like wax,
melting within me.

Psalm 38:1-10

A Davidic psalm for remembrance.Lord, do not punish me in Your anger
or discipline me in Your wrath.

Psalm 44:25

For we have sunk down to the dust;
our bodies cling to the ground.

Psalm 66:14

that my lips promised
and my mouth spoke during my distress.

Psalm 73:14

For I am afflicted all day long
and punished every morning.

Psalm 73:26

My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart,
my portion forever.

Psalm 88:3-5

For I have had enough troubles,
and my life is near Sheol.

Psalm 88:9

My eyes are worn out from crying.
Lord, I cry out to You all day long;
I spread out my hands to You.

Psalm 102:3-5

For my days vanish like smoke,
and my bones burn like a furnace.

Psalm 107:10

Others sat in darkness and gloom
prisoners in cruel chains

Lamentations 4:17

?AyinAll the while our eyes were failing
as we looked in vain for assistance;
we watched from our towers
for a nation that refused to help.

Lamentations 5:17

Because of this, our heart is sick;
because of these, our eyes grow dim:

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