Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 They also that sought after my life laid snares for me; and they that went about to do me evil talked of wickedness, and imagined deceit all the day long. 13 As for me, I was like a deaf man and heard not; as one that were dumb, not opening his mouth. 14 I am become as a man that heareth not: and that can make no resistance with his mouth.


Cross References

Psalm 39:2

I held my tongue; I was dumb. I kept silence, yea even from good words, but it was pain and grief to me.

Psalm 39:9

I became dumb, and opened not my mouth; for it was thy doing.

Isaiah 53:7

He suffered wrong and was evil entreated, and yet opened not his mouth: he was as a sheep led to be slain: and as a lamb before his shearer, he was dumb and opened not his mouth.

1 Peter 2:23

which when he was reviled, reviled not again: when he suffered, he threatened not: but committed the cause to him that judgeth righteously,

2 Samuel 16:10-12

And the king said, "What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah? Let him curse: for the LORD hath bid him curse David. And who dare presume to say wherefore doth he so?"

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