Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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

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

American

Easton

Context Readings

The Joy Of Forgiveness

3 When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away by my groaning all day long. 4 For your hand was heavy upon me day and night; my strength was exhausted as in a summer drought. Interlude 5 My sin I acknowledged to you; my iniquity I did not hide. I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD." And you forgave the guilt of my sin! Interlude


Cross References

Job 33:7

Don't be afraid of me; I'll go easy on you."

1 Samuel 5:11

They sent messengers and gathered together all the Philistine lords: "Send away the Ark of the God of Israel, and let it return to where it belongs so that it does not kill us and our people." Meanwhile, a deadly panic had spread all over the town, and God kept on pressuring them there.

Psalm 22:15

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.

1 Samuel 5:6-7

The LORD heavily oppressed the people of Ashdod, devastating and afflicting Ashdod and its territories with tumors of the groin.

1 Samuel 5:9

After they moved it, the LORD moved against the town, causing a very great panic. He struck the men of the town, from young to old with tumors of the groin.

1 Samuel 6:9

Keep watching it. If it goes up along the road to its own territory to Beth-shemesh, it's the LORD who has done this great evil to us. But if it does not, then we will know that he wasn't pressuring us. It happened to us as a natural event."

Job 16:21

crying for him to arbitrate between this man and God; as a human being does with his fellow neighbor.

Job 30:30

My skin turns black all over me; and my bones seem burned from the heat.

Psalm 38:2-8

because your arrows have sunk deep into me, and your hand has come down hard on me.

Psalm 39:10-11

Stop scourging me, since I have been crushed by your heavy hand.

Psalm 90:6-7

In the morning it blossoms and is renewed, but toward evening, it fades and withers.

Psalm 102:3-4

For my days are vanishing like smoke; my bones are charred as in a fireplace.

Lamentations 4:8

Now their faces are blacker than coal; they are unrecognized in the streets. Their skin clings to their bones; it has become dry like a stick.

Lamentations 5:10

Our skin blisters as from an oven, due to ravaging blasts of the famine.

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