Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

Holman Bible

When I became embittered
and my innermost being was wounded,

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


When my heart was embittered
And I was pierced within [as with the 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,

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.

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 They are like a dream after one wakes up. O Lord, when you awake you will despise them. 21 Yes, my spirit was bitter, and my insides felt sharp pain. 22 I was ignorant and lacked insight; I was as senseless as an animal before you.


Cross References

Job 16:13

his archers surround me. Without pity he pierces my kidneys and pours out my gall on the ground.

Psalm 37:1

By David. Do not fret when wicked men seem to succeed! Do not envy evildoers!

Psalm 37:7

Wait patiently for the Lord! Wait confidently for him! Do not fret over the apparent success of a sinner, a man who carries out wicked schemes!

Psalm 73:3

For I envied those who are proud, as I observed the prosperity of the wicked.

Lamentations 3:13

(He) He shot his arrows into my heart.

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