Parallel Verses

King James Version

For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our belly cleaveth unto the earth.

New American Standard Bible

For our soul has sunk down into the dust;
Our body cleaves to the earth.

Holman Bible

For we have sunk down to the dust;
our bodies cling to the ground.

International Standard Version

For we have collapsed in the dust; our bodies cling to the ground.

A Conservative Version

For our soul is bowed down to the dust; our body clings to the ground.

American Standard Version

For our soul is bowed down to the dust: Our body cleaveth unto the earth.

Amplified


For our life has melted away into the dust;
Our body clings to the ground.

Bible in Basic English

For our souls are crushed down to the dust: our bodies are stretched out on the earth.

Darby Translation

For our soul is bowed down to the dust; our belly cleaveth unto the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

For our soul was bowed down to the dust: our belly was glued to the earth.

King James 2000

For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our body cleaves unto the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For our soul is bowed down to the dust. Our {body} clings to the ground.

Modern King James verseion

For our soul is bowed down to the dust; our belly holds fast to the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For our soul is brought low, even unto the dust; and our belly cleaveth unto the ground.

NET Bible

For we lie in the dirt, with our bellies pressed to the ground.

New Heart English Bible

For our soul is bowed down to the dust. Our body cleaves to the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

For our soul, sinketh down to the dust, Our body, cleaveth to the earth.

Webster

For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our belly cleaveth to the earth.

World English Bible

For our soul is bowed down to the dust. Our body clings to the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

For bowed to the dust hath our soul, Cleaved to the earth hath our belly.

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Context Readings

Israel's Complaint

24 Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest our affliction and our oppression? 25 For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our belly cleaveth unto the earth. 26 Arise for our help, and redeem us for thy mercies' sake.


Cross References

Psalm 119:25

DALETH. My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.

Psalm 66:11-12

Thou broughtest us into the net; thou laidst affliction upon our loins.

Isaiah 51:23

But I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee; which have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over: and thou hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the street, to them that went over.

Lamentations 4:5

They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

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