Parallel Verses

Amplified

O look away from me and spare me, that I may recover cheerfulness and encouraging strength and know gladness before I go and am no more!

New American Standard Bible

"Turn Your gaze away from me, that I may smile again Before I depart and am no more."

King James Version

O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more.

Holman Bible

Turn Your angry gaze from me
so that I may be cheered up
before I die and am gone.”

International Standard Version

Stop looking at me with chastisement, so I can smile again, before I depart and am no more. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

A Conservative Version

O spare me, that I may recover strength before I go from here, and be no more.

American Standard Version

Oh spare me, that I may recover strength, Before I go hence, and be no more.

Bible in Basic English

Let your wrath be turned away from me, so that I may be comforted, before I go away from here, and become nothing.

Darby Translation

Look away from me, and let me recover strength, before I go hence and be no more.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O spare me, that I may recover strength before I go from here and be no more.

Julia Smith Translation

Look away from me, and I shall be cheerful, before I shall go and I not be.

King James 2000

O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go away, and be no more.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look [away] from me that I may be cheerful, before I depart and I am no more.

Modern King James verseion

Look away from me, and I will smile before I go away and be no more.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O spare me a little that I may recover my strength, before I go hence, and be no more seen."

NET Bible

Turn your angry gaze away from me, so I can be happy before I pass away.

New Heart English Bible

Oh spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go away, and exist no more."

The Emphasized Bible

Look away from me that I may brighten up, Ere yet I depart and am no more.

Webster

O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more.

World English Bible

Oh spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go away, and exist no more." For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.

Youngs Literal Translation

Look from me, and I brighten up before I go and am not!

Context Readings

The Fleeting Nature Of Life

12 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and give ear to my cry; hold not Your peace at my tears! For I am Your passing guest, a temporary resident, as all my fathers were. 13 O look away from me and spare me, that I may recover cheerfulness and encouraging strength and know gladness before I go and am no more!


Cross References

Job 10:20-21

Are not my days few? Cease then and let me alone, that I may take a little comfort and cheer up

Job 14:10-12

But [the brave, strong] man must die and lie prostrate; yes, man breathes his last, and where is he?

Genesis 5:24

And Enoch walked [in habitual fellowship] with God; and he was not, for God took him [home with Him].

Genesis 42:36

And Jacob their father said to them, You have bereaved me! Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and you would take Benjamin from me. All these things are against me!

Job 7:19

How long will Your [plaguing] glance not look away from me, nor You let me alone till I swallow my spittle?

Job 14:5-6

Since a man's days are already determined, and the number of his months is wholly in Your control, and he cannot pass the bounds of his allotted time -- "

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