Psalm 69:23



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

May their eyes grow dim so that they cannot see, And make their loins shake continually.

King James Version

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.

International Standard Version

May their eyes be blinded and may their bodies tremble continuously.

A Conservative Version

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see, and {bow down their back (LXX/NT)} continually.

American Standard Version

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see; And make their loins continually to shake.

Amplified

Let their eyes be darkened so that they cannot see, and make their loins tremble continually [from terror, dismay, and feebleness].

Bible in Basic English

Let their eyes be blind so that they may not see; let their bodies for ever be shaking.

Darby Translation

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not, and make their loins continually to shake.

Holman Bible

Let their eyes grow too dim to see, and let their loins continually shake.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let their eyes be darkened that they see not and make their loins continually to shake.

Julia Smith Translation

Their eyes shall be darkened from seeing, and cause their loins to waver always.

King James 2000

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let their eyes be dark so they cannot see, and make their loins continually tremble.

Modern King James verseion

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they do not see; and make their loins shake without ceasing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let their eyes be blinded, that they see not; and ever bow down their backs.

NET Bible

May their eyes be blinded! Make them shake violently!

New Heart English Bible

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they can't see. Let their backs be continually bent.

New simplified Bible

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see. Let their backs be continually bent.

The Emphasized Bible

Let their eyes become too dim to see, And, their loins, continually cause thou to shake;

Webster

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.

World English Bible

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they can't see. Let their backs be continually bent.

Youngs Literal Translation

Darkened are their eyes from seeing, And their loins continually shake Thou.

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Plea For Rescue

22 May their table before them become a snare; And when they are in peace, may it become a trap. 23 May their eyes grow dim so that they cannot see, And make their loins shake continually. 24 Pour out Your indignation on them, And may Your burning anger overtake them.


Cross References

Daniel 5:6

Then the king's face grew pale and his thoughts alarmed him, and his hip joints went slack and his knees began knocking together.

Isaiah 6:9-10

He said, "Go, and tell this people: 'Keep on listening, but do not perceive; Keep on looking, but do not understand.'

Romans 11:10

"LET THEIR EYES BE DARKENED TO SEE NOT, AND BEND THEIR BACKS FOREVER."

Deuteronomy 28:65-67

"Among those nations you shall find no rest, and there will be no resting place for the sole of your foot; but there the LORD will give you a trembling heart, failing of eyes, and despair of soul.

Isaiah 21:3-4

For this reason my loins are full of anguish; Pains have seized me like the pains of a woman in labor. I am so bewildered I cannot hear, so terrified I cannot see.

Isaiah 29:9-10

Be delayed and wait, Blind yourselves and be blind; They become drunk, but not with wine, They stagger, but not with strong drink.

Jeremiah 30:6

'Ask now, and see If a male can give birth. Why do I see every man With his hands on his loins, as a woman in childbirth? And why have all faces turned pale?

Matthew 13:14-15

"In their case the prophecy of Isaiah is being fulfilled, which says, 'YOU WILL KEEP ON HEARING, BUT WILL NOT UNDERSTAND; YOU WILL KEEP ON SEEING, BUT WILL NOT PERCEIVE;

John 12:39-40

For this reason they could not believe, for Isaiah said again,

Acts 28:26-27

saying, 'GO TO THIS PEOPLE AND SAY, "YOU WILL KEEP ON HEARING, BUT WILL NOT UNDERSTAND; AND YOU WILL KEEP ON SEEING, BUT WILL NOT PERCEIVE;

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you, brethren, to be uninformed of this mystery--so that you will not be wise in your own estimation--that a partial hardening has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in;

2 Corinthians 3:14

But their minds were hardened; for until this very day at the reading of the old covenant the same veil remains unlifted, because it is removed in Christ.



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