Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified


But I, like a deaf man, do not hear;
I am like a mute man who does not open 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; those who seek to do me harm brag all day long about their wicked planning. 13 I am like the deaf, who cannot hear, and like the mute, who cannot open his mouth. 14 Indeed, I have become like a man who hears nothing, and in whose mouth there is no rebuke.


Cross References

Psalm 39:2

I was as silent as a mute person; I said nothing, not even something good, and my distress deepened.

Psalm 39:9

I remain silent; I do not open my mouth, for you are the one who acted.

Isaiah 53:7

He was oppressed and he was afflicted, yet he didn't open his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, as a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.

1 Peter 2:23

When he was insulted, he did not retaliate. When he suffered, he did not threaten. It was his habit to commit the matter to the one who judges fairly.

2 Samuel 16:10-12

But the king responded, "What do I have in common with you sons of Zeruiah? If he continues to curse and if the LORD has told him, "Curse David!' then who are you to be demanding to know "Why have you done this?'"

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