Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

I made no sound, I said no word, even of good; and I was moved with sorrow.

New American Standard Bible

I was mute and silent,
I refrained even from good,
And my sorrow grew worse.

King James Version

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.

Holman Bible

I was speechless and quiet;
I kept silent, even from speaking good,
and my pain intensified.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

I was mute with silence. I held my peace, even from good, and my sorrow was stirred.

American Standard Version

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; And my sorrow was stirred.

Amplified


I was mute and silent [before my enemies],
I refrained even from good,
And my distress grew worse.

Darby Translation

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace from good; and my sorrow was stirred.

Julia Smith Translation

I was dumb with silence, I was silent from good, and my pain was moved.

King James 2000

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I was mute [with] silence. I was silent [even] from [saying] good [things], and my pain was stirred up.

Modern King James verseion

I became dumb, keeping still; I was silent, from good; and my pain was stirred.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

I was stone silent; I held back the urge to speak. My frustration grew;

New Heart English Bible

I was mute with silence. I held my peace, even from good. My sorrow was stirred.

The Emphasized Bible

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, afar from happiness, But, my pain had been stirred:

Webster

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.

World English Bible

I was mute with silence. I held my peace, even from good. My sorrow was stirred.

Youngs Literal Translation

I was dumb with silence, I kept silent from good, and my pain is excited.

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Fleeting Nature Of Life

1 I said, I will give attention to my ways, so that my tongue may do no wrong; I will keep my mouth under control, while the sinner is before me. 2 I made no sound, I said no word, even of good; and I was moved with sorrow. 3 My heart was burning in my breast; while I was deep in thought the fire was lighted; then I said with my tongue,


Cross References

Job 32:19-20

My stomach is like wine which is unable to get out; like skins full of new wine, it is almost burst.

Job 32:19-14

My stomach is like wine which is unable to get out; like skins full of new wine, it is almost burst.

Isaiah 53:7

Men were cruel to him, but he was gentle and quiet; as a lamb taken to its death, and as a sheep before those who take her wool makes no sound, so he said not a word.

Matthew 7:6

Do not give that which is holy to the dogs, or put your jewels before pigs, for fear that they will be crushed under foot by the pigs whose attack will then be made against you.

Matthew 27:12-14

But when the chief priests and those in authority made statements against him, he gave no answer.

Acts 4:20

For it is not possible for us to keep from saying what we have seen and have knowledge of.

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