Parallel Verses

NET Bible

I was ignorant and lacked insight; I was as senseless as an animal before you.

New American Standard Bible

Then I was senseless and ignorant;
I was like a beast before You.

King James Version

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee.

Holman Bible

I was stupid and didn’t understand;
I was an unthinking animal toward You.

International Standard Version

Then, I was too stupid and didn't realize I was acting like a wild animal with you.

A Conservative Version

So I was brutish, and ignorant. I was a beast before thee.

American Standard Version

So brutish was I, and ignorant; I was as a beast before thee.

Amplified


Then I was senseless and ignorant;
I was like a beast before You.

Bible in Basic English

As for me, I was foolish, and without knowledge; I was like a beast before you.

Darby Translation

Then I was brutish and knew nothing; I was as a beast with thee.

Julia Smith Translation

And I stupid, and I shall not know, and I was a beast with thee.

King James 2000

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

then I was brutish and ignorant. With you I was [like] the beasts.

Modern King James verseion

So foolish was I, and I did not know; I was like a beast before You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So foolish was I, and ignorant, even as it were a beast before thee.

New Heart English Bible

I was so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.

The Emphasized Bible

But, I, was brutish, and could not perceive, Like the beasts, had I become before thee.

Webster

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee.

World English Bible

I was so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I am brutish, and do not know. A beast I have been with Thee.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

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. 23 But I am continually with you; you hold my right hand.


Cross References

Psalm 92:6

The spiritually insensitive do not recognize this; the fool does not understand this.

Ecclesiastes 3:18

I also thought to myself, "It is for the sake of people, so God can clearly show them that they are like animals.

Psalm 49:10

Surely one sees that even wise people die; fools and spiritually insensitive people all pass away and leave their wealth to others.

Job 18:3

Why should we be regarded as beasts, and considered stupid in your sight?

Psalm 32:9

Do not be like an unintelligent horse or mule, which will not obey you unless they are controlled by a bridle and bit.

Psalm 69:5

O God, you are aware of my foolish sins; my guilt is not hidden from you.

Proverbs 30:2

Surely I am more brutish than any other human being, and I do not have human understanding;

Isaiah 1:3

An ox recognizes its owner, a donkey recognizes where its owner puts its food; but Israel does not recognize me, my people do not understand."

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