Parallel Verses

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.

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.”

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.

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!

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, LORD, pay attention to my cry, and do not ignore my tears. I am an alien in your presence, a stranger just like my ancestors were. 13 Stop looking at me with chastisement, so I can smile again, before I depart and am no more. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.


Cross References

Job 10:20-21

My days are so few, aren't they? So leave me alone, then, so I can smile a little

Job 14:10-12

"But when a person dies and wastes away, when a person breathes his last, where will he be?

Genesis 5:24

communing with God and then he was there no longer, because God had taken him.

Genesis 42:36

Their father Jacob told them, "You're causing me to lose my children! Joseph is gone. Now Simeon is gone, and you're planning to take Benjamin, too. Everything's going against me!"

Job 7:19

Why won't you look away from me? Why don't you leave me alone so I can swallow my saliva?

Job 14:5-6

Since his days have been determined, the number of his months is known to you. You've set his limit and he cannot exceed it.

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