Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

NET Bible

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

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.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

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. 23 And I am continually with Thee, Thou hast laid hold on my right hand.


Cross References

Psalm 92:6

A brutish man doth not know, And a fool understandeth not this; --

Ecclesiastes 3:18

I said in my heart concerning the matter of the sons of man that God might cleanse them, so as to see that they themselves are beasts.

Psalm 49:10

For he seeth wise men die, Together the foolish and brutish perish, And have left to others their wealth.

Job 18:3

Wherefore have we been reckoned as cattle? We have been defiled in your eyes!

Psalm 32:9

Be ye not as a horse -- as a mule, Without understanding, With bridle and bit, its ornaments, to curb, Not to come near unto thee.

Psalm 69:5

O God, Thou -- Thou hast known Concerning my overturn, And my desolations from Thee have not been hid.

Proverbs 30:2

For I am more brutish than any one, And have not the understanding of a man.

Isaiah 1:3

An ox hath known its owner, And an ass the crib of its master, Israel hath not known, My people hath not understood.

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