Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

When I became embittered
and my innermost being was wounded,

New American Standard Bible

When my heart was embittered And I was pierced within,

King James Version

Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins.

International Standard Version

When I chose to be bitter I was emotionally pained.

A Conservative Version

For my soul was grieved, and I was pricked in my heart.

American Standard Version

For my soul was grieved, And I was pricked in my heart:

Amplified

For my heart was grieved, embittered, and in a state of ferment, and I was pricked in my heart [as with the sharp fang of an adder].

Bible in Basic English

My heart was made bitter, and I was pained by the bite of grief:

Darby Translation

When my heart was in a ferment, and I was pricked in my reins,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Truly my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my kidneys.

Julia Smith Translation

For my heart will be embittered, and my loins were hard.

King James 2000

Thus my soul was grieved, and I was pierced in my heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When my heart was embittered and I felt stabbed in my kidneys,

Modern King James verseion

For my heart was grieved and I was pricked in my reins.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thus my heart was grieved, and it went even through my veins.

NET Bible

Yes, my spirit was bitter, and my insides felt sharp pain.

New Heart English Bible

For my soul was grieved. I was embittered in my heart.

The Emphasized Bible

But my heart had grown embittered, And, in my reins, had I received wounds;

Webster

Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins.

World English Bible

For my soul was grieved. I was embittered in my heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

For my heart doth show itself violent, And my reins prick themselves,

References

Hastings

Prayers for Psalm 73:21

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

20 Like one waking from a dream,
Lord, when arising, You will despise their image.
21 When I became embittered
and my innermost being was wounded,
22 I was stupid and didn’t understand;
I was an unthinking animal toward You.


Cross References

Job 16:13

His archers surround me.
He pierces my kidneys without mercy
and pours my bile on the ground.

Psalm 37:1

Davidic.Do not be agitated by evildoers;
do not envy those who do wrong.

Psalm 37:7

Be silent before the Lord and wait expectantly for Him;
do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way,
by the man who carries out evil plans.

Psalm 73:3

For I envied the arrogant;
I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Lamentations 3:13

?HeHe pierced my kidneys
with His arrows.

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