Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

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, to myself, I will take heed to my ways, That I sin not with my tongue, - I will put on my mouth a muzzle, So long as the lawless is before me. 2 I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, afar from happiness, But, my pain had been stirred: 3 Hot was my heart within me, While I was musing, there was kindled a fire, I spake with my tongue!


Cross References

Job 32:19-20

Lo! my bosom, is like wine not opened, Like new wine-skins, it will burst.

Psalm 38:13-14

But, I, as one deaf, will not hear, - and as one dumb, who will not open his mouth:

Isaiah 53:7

Hard pressed - yet, he, humbled himself Nor opened his mouth - As, a lamb, to the slaughter, is led, And, as a sheep, before her shearers, is dumb - Nor opened his mouth.

Matthew 7:6

Do not give what is holy unto dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, - lest once they trample, them, down with their feet, and, turning, tear, you.

Matthew 27:12-14

And, while he was being accused by the High-priests and Elders, he answered nothing.

Acts 4:20

For, we, cannot but be speaking the things which we have seen and heard.

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