Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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

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.

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 As a dream when one wakes up, so, Lord, when you awake, you will despise their fantasies. 21 For my soul was grieved. I was embittered in my heart. 22 I was so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.


Cross References

Job 16:13

His archers surround me. He splits my kidneys apart, and does not spare. He pours out my gall on the ground.

Psalm 37:1

Don't fret because of evildoers, neither be envious against those who work unrighteousness.

Psalm 37:7

Rest in Yahweh, and wait patiently for him. Don't fret because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who makes wicked plots happen.

Psalm 73:3

For I was envious of the arrogant, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Lamentations 3:13

He has caused the shafts of his quiver to enter into my kidneys.

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