Parallel Verses

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.

Amplified


“O look away from me, that I may smile and again know joy
Before I depart 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.

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 unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee and a sojourner, as all my fathers were. 13 Turn Your gaze away from me, that I may smile again
Before I depart 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 comfort a little,

Job 14:10-12

But when man shall die and be cut off, and the man shall perish, where shall he be?

Genesis 5:24

And Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him.

Genesis 42:36

And Jacob, their father, said unto them, Ye have bereaved me of my sons: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away; all these things are upon me.

Job 7:19

For how long wilt thou not depart from me, nor let me alone until I swallow down my spittle?

Job 14:5-6

Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months are with thee, thou hast appointed his bounds that he cannot pass.

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