Parallel Verses

Amplified


But I, like a deaf man, do not hear;
I am like a mute man who does not open his mouth.

New American Standard Bible

But I, like a deaf man, do not hear;
And I am like a mute man who does not open his mouth.

King James Version

But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.

Holman Bible

I am like a deaf person; I do not hear.
I am like a speechless person
who does not open his mouth.

International Standard Version

I am like the deaf, who cannot hear, and like the mute, who cannot open his mouth.

A Conservative Version

But I, as a deaf man, hear not. And I am as a mute man who opens not his mouth.

American Standard Version

But I, as a deaf man, hear not; And I am as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.

Darby Translation

But I, as a deaf man, hear not; and am as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.

Julia Smith Translation

And they seeking my soul will lay snares: and they seeking my evil spake mischief, and they will meditate deceits all the day,

King James 2000

But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that opens not his mouth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But as for me, like [the] deaf I cannot hear, and [I am] like [the] mute [who] cannot open his mouth.

Modern King James verseion

But like a deaf one, I do not hear; and I am like a dumb one who opens not his mouth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for me, I was like a deaf man and heard not; as one that were dumb, not opening his mouth.

NET Bible

But I am like a deaf man -- I hear nothing; I am like a mute who cannot speak.

New Heart English Bible

But I, as a deaf man, do not hear. I am as a mute man who doesn't open his mouth.

The Emphasized Bible

But, I, as one deaf, will not hear, - and as one dumb, who will not open his mouth:

Webster

But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.

World English Bible

But I, as a deaf man, don't hear. I am as a mute man who doesn't open his mouth.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I, as deaf, hear not. And as a dumb one who openeth not his mouth.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Prayer Of A Suffering Sinner

12
Those who seek my life lay snares for me,
And those who seek to injure me threaten mischievous things and destruction;
They devise treachery all the day long.
13 
But I, like a deaf man, do not hear;
I am like a mute man who does not open his mouth.
14
Yes, I am like a man who does not hear,
In whose mouth are no arguments.


Cross References

Psalm 39:2


I was mute and silent [before my enemies],
I refrained even from good,
And my distress grew worse.

Psalm 39:9


“I am mute, I do not open my mouth,
Because it is You who has done it.

Isaiah 53:7


He was oppressed and He was afflicted,
Yet He did not open His mouth [to complain or defend Himself];
Like a lamb that is led to the slaughter,
And like a sheep that is silent before her shearers,
So He did not open His mouth.

1 Peter 2:23

While being reviled and insulted, He did not revile or insult in return; while suffering, He made no threats [of vengeance], but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges fairly.

2 Samuel 16:10-12

But the king said, “What business is this of yours, O sons of Zeruiah? If Shimei is cursing because the Lord said to him, ‘Curse David,’ then who should say, ‘Why have you done so?’”

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