Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing [was] sackcloth. I weakened my soul with fasting, and my prayer {returned to me unanswered}.

New American Standard Bible

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, And my prayer kept returning to my bosom.

King James Version

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.

Holman Bible

Yet when they were sick,
my clothing was sackcloth;
I humbled myself with fasting,
and my prayer was genuine.

International Standard Version

But when they were sick, I wore sackcloth, humbled myself with fasting, and prayed from my heart repeatedly for them.

A Conservative Version

But as for me, when they were sick my clothing was sackcloth. I afflicted my soul with fasting, and my prayer returned into my own bosom.

American Standard Version

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I afflicted my soul with fasting; And my prayer returned into mine own bosom.

Amplified

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I afflicted myself with fasting, and I prayed with head bowed on my breast.

Bible in Basic English

But as for me, when they were ill I put on the clothing of sorrow: I went without food and was sad, and my prayer came back again to my heart.

Darby Translation

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I chastened my soul with fasting, and my prayer returned into mine own bosom:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, and my prayer rose up in my bosom.

Julia Smith Translation

And I, in their being sick, my clothing sackcloth: I humbled my soul in fasting, and my prayer shall be turned back upon my bosom.

King James 2000

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into my own bosom.

Modern King James verseion

But when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fastings; and my prayer returned into my own bosom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, when they were sick, I put on sackcloth, and humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.

NET Bible

When they were sick, I wore sackcloth, and refrained from eating food. (If I am lying, may my prayers go unanswered!)

New Heart English Bible

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth. I afflicted my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into my own bosom.

The Emphasized Bible

But, as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth, I humbled, with fasting, my soul, though, my prayer, unto mine own bosom, might return:

Webster

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into my own bosom.

World English Bible

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth. I afflicted my soul with fasting. My prayer returned into my own bosom.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I -- in their sickness my clothing is sackcloth, I have humbled with fastings my soul, And my prayer unto my bosom returneth.

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Context Readings

Prayer For Victory

12 They repay me evil in place of good. [It is] bereavement to my soul. 13 But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing [was] sackcloth. I weakened my soul with fasting, and my prayer {returned to me unanswered}. 14 I {behaved} as [though he were] a friend [or] as a brother to me. As one lamenting a mother, I was bowed down [in] mourning.


Cross References

Job 30:25

Have I not wept for {the unfortunate}, [and] grieved myself over the poor?

Psalm 69:10-11

When I wept in the fasting of my soul, it became reproaches for me.

Matthew 10:13

And if the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you.

Luke 10:6

And if a son of peace is there, your peace will rest on him. But if not, it will return to you.

Leviticus 16:29

"And this shall be {a lasting statute} for you: in the seventh month, on the tenth of the month, you must deny yourselves and you must not do any work, [whether] the native or the alien who is dwelling in your midst,

Leviticus 16:31

It [is] {a Sabbath of complete rest} for you, and you shall deny yourselves--[it is] {a lasting statute}.

1 Kings 21:27-29

When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes and put sackcloth over his flesh, fasted, lay in the sackcloth, and went about dejectedly.

Isaiah 58:3

'Why do we fast, and you do not see [it]? We humiliate our soul, and you do not notice [it]?' Look! You find delight on the day of your fast, and you oppress all your workers!

Isaiah 58:5

Is [the] fast I choose like this, a day for humankind to humiliate {himself}? To bow his head like a reed, and {make} his bed [on] sackcloth and ashes; you call this a fast and a day of pleasure to Yahweh?

Matthew 5:44

But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 9:14-15

Then the disciples of John approached him, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples do not fast?"

Romans 12:14-15

Bless those who persecute, bless and do not curse [them].

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