Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For day and night Your hand was heavy upon me; My vitality was drained away as with the fever heat of summer. Selah.

King James Version

For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drought of summer. Selah.

Holman Bible

For day and night Your hand was heavy on me; my strength was drained as in the summer's heat. Selah

International Standard Version

For your hand was heavy upon me day and night; my strength was exhausted as in a summer drought. Interlude

A Conservative Version

For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me. My moisture was changed [as] with the drought of summer. Selah.

American Standard Version

For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: My moisture was changed as with the drought of summer. Selah

Amplified

For day and night Your hand [of displeasure] was heavy upon me; my moisture was turned into the drought of summer. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

For the weight of your hand was on me day and night; my body became dry like the earth in summer. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me; my moisture was turned into the drought of summer. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my green growth is turned into the drought of summer. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

For day and night thy hand will be heavy upon me: my moisture was turned into the dryness of summer. Silence.

King James 2000

For day and night your hand was heavy upon me: my strength is turned into the drought of summer. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For day and night your hand was heavy upon me. My vigor was changed into [the] dry heat of summer. Selah

Modern King James verseion

For by day and by night Your hand was heavy on me; my sap is turned into the droughts of summer. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thy hand is heavy upon me both day and night, and my moisture is like the drought in Summer. Selah.

NET Bible

For day and night you tormented me; you tried to destroy me in the intense heat of summer. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

For day and night your hand was heavy on me. My strength was sapped in the heat of summer. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

For, day and night, heavy upon me, was thy hand, - Changed was my life-sap into the drought of summer. Selah.

Webster

For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drouth of summer. Selah.

World English Bible

For day and night your hand was heavy on me. My strength was sapped in the heat of summer. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

When by day and by night Thy hand is heavy upon me, My moisture hath been changed Into the droughts of summer. Selah.

References

Context Readings

The Joy Of Forgiveness

3 When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away Through my groaning all day long. 4 For day and night Your hand was heavy upon me; My vitality was drained away as with the fever heat of summer. Selah. 5 I acknowledged my sin to You, And my iniquity I did not hide; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD"; And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.


Cross References

Job 33:7

"Behold, no fear of me should terrify you, Nor should my pressure weigh heavily on you.

1 Samuel 5:11

They sent therefore and gathered all the lords of the Philistines and said, "Send away the ark of the God of Israel, and let it return to its own place, so that it will not kill us and our people " For there was a deadly confusion throughout the city; the hand of God was very heavy there.

Psalm 22:15

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

1 Samuel 5:6-7

Now the hand of the LORD was heavy on the Ashdodites, and He ravaged them and smote them with tumors, both Ashdod and its territories.

1 Samuel 5:9

After they had brought it around, the hand of the LORD was against the city with very great confusion; and He smote the men of the city, both young and old, so that tumors broke out on them.

1 Samuel 6:9

"Watch, if it goes up by the way of its own territory to Beth-shemesh, then He has done us this great evil But if not, then we will know that it was not His hand that struck us; it happened to us by chance."

Job 16:21

"O that a man might plead with God As a man with his neighbor!

Job 30:30

"My skin turns black on me, And my bones burn with fever.

Psalm 38:2-8

For Your arrows have sunk deep into me, And Your hand has pressed down on me.

Psalm 39:10-11

"Remove Your plague from me; Because of the opposition of Your hand I am perishing.

Psalm 90:6-7

In the morning it flourishes and sprouts anew; Toward evening it fades and withers away.

Psalm 102:3-4

For my days have been consumed in smoke, And my bones have been scorched like a hearth.

Lamentations 4:8

Their appearance is blacker than soot, They are not recognized in the streets; Their skin is shriveled on their bones, It is withered, it has become like wood.

Lamentations 5:10

Our skin has become as hot as an oven, Because of the burning heat of famine.



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