Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

When I wept in my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach.

New American Standard Bible

When I wept in my soul with fasting,
It became my reproach.

King James Version

When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach.

Holman Bible

I mourned and fasted,
but it brought me insults.

International Standard Version

I weep and fast, and I am mocked for it.

American Standard Version

When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting, That was to my reproach.

Amplified


When I wept and humbled myself with fasting,
It became my reproach.

Bible in Basic English

My bitter weeping, and my going without food, were turned to my shame.

Darby Translation

And I wept, my soul was fasting: that also was to my reproach; --

Julia Smith Translation

And I will weep with fasting of my soul, and it will be for reproaches to me.

King James 2000

When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When I wept in the fasting of my soul, it became reproaches for me.

Modern King James verseion

When I humbled my soul with fasting, it turned to my reproach.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I wept, and chastened myself with fasting, and that was turned to my reproof.

NET Bible

I weep and refrain from eating food, which causes others to insult me.

New Heart English Bible

When I wept and I fasted, that was to my reproach.

The Emphasized Bible

When I have humbled my soul with fasting, Then hath it turned to my reproach;

Webster

When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach.

World English Bible

When I wept and I fasted, that was to my reproach.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I weep in the fasting of my soul, And it is for a reproach to me.

References

Fausets

Prayers for Psalm 69:10

Context Readings

A Plea For Rescue

9 For the zeal of thy house has eaten me up, and the reproaches of those who reproach thee have fallen upon me. 10 When I wept in my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach. 11 When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became a byword to them.


Cross References

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick my clothing was sackcloth. I afflicted my soul with fasting, and my prayer returned into my own bosom.

Psalm 102:8-9

My enemies reproach me all the day. Those who are mad against me do curse by me.

Psalm 109:24-25

My knees are weak through fasting, and my flesh fails of fatness.

Luke 7:33-34

For John the immerser has come neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and ye say, He has a demon.

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