Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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.

References

Hastings

Prayers for Psalm 73:21

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

20 As a dream from awakening, O Lord, In awaking, their image Thou despisest. 21 For my heart doth show itself violent, And my reins prick themselves, 22 And I am brutish, and do not know. A beast I have been with Thee.


Cross References

Job 16:13

Go round against me do his archers. He splitteth my reins, and spareth not, He poureth out to the earth my gall.

Psalm 37:1

By David. Do not fret because of evil doers, Be not envious against doers of iniquity,

Psalm 37:7

Be silent for Jehovah, and stay thyself for Him, Do not fret because of him Who is making prosperous his way, Because of a man doing wicked devices.

Psalm 73:3

The peace of the wicked I see, That there are no bands at their death,

Lamentations 3:13

He hath caused to enter into my reins The sons of His quiver.

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