Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

My flesh and my heart fails, [but] God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

New American Standard Bible

My flesh and my heart may fail,
But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

King James Version

My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.

Holman Bible

My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart,
my portion forever.

International Standard Version

My body and mind may fail, but God is my strength and my portion forever.

American Standard Version

My flesh and my heart faileth; But God is the strength of my heart and my portion for ever.

Amplified


My flesh and my heart may fail,
But God is the rock and strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Bible in Basic English

My flesh and my heart are wasting away: but God is the Rock of my heart and my eternal heritage.

Darby Translation

My flesh and my heart faileth: God is the rock of my heart and my portion for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

My flesh failed and my heart: the rock of my heart and my portion is God forever.

King James 2000

My flesh and my heart fails: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My flesh and heart failed, [but] God [is] the {strength} of my heart and my reward forever.

Modern King James verseion

My flesh and my heart fail; but God is the strength of my heart, and my part forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My flesh and my heart faileth; but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion forever.

NET Bible

My flesh and my heart may grow weak, but God always protects my heart and gives me stability.

New Heart English Bible

My flesh and my heart fails, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

The Emphasized Bible

Failed have my flesh and my heart, The rock of my heart - and my portion, is God unto times age-abiding.

Webster

My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.

World English Bible

My flesh and my heart fails, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

Consumed hath been my flesh and my heart, The rock of my heart and my portion is God to the age.

References

Hastings

Images Psalm 73:26

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

25 Whom have I in heaven? And there is none upon earth that I desire besides thee. 26 My flesh and my heart fails, [but] God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. 27 For, lo, those who are far from thee shall perish. Thou have destroyed all those who go a whoring from thee.


Cross References

Psalm 84:2

My soul longs, yea, even faints for the courts of LORD. My heart and my flesh cry out to the living God.

Psalm 18:2

LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I will take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower.

Psalm 40:12

for innumerable evils have encompassed me around. My iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to look up. They are more than the hairs of my head, and my heart has failed me.

Job 13:15

Behold, he will kill me; I have no hope. Nevertheless I will maintain my ways before him.

Psalm 16:5-6

LORD is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup. Thou maintain my lot.

Psalm 27:14

Wait for LORD. Be strong, and let thy heart take courage. Yea, wait thou for LORD.

Psalm 63:1

O God, thou are my God. I will earnestly seek thee. My soul thirsts for thee, my flesh longs for thee, in a dry and weary land, where is no water.

Psalm 119:57

LORD is my portion; I have said that I would observe thy words.

Psalm 119:81-82

My soul faints for thy salvation. I hope in thy word.

Psalm 138:3

Thou answered me in the day that I called. Thou encouraged me with strength in my soul.

Psalm 142:5

I cried to thee, O LORD. I said, Thou are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living.

Isaiah 40:29-31

He gives power to the faint. And to him who has no might he increases strength.

Lamentations 3:24

LORD is my portion, says my soul, therefore I will hope in him.

2 Corinthians 4:8-10

restricted in everything, yet not confined, perplexed but not despairing,

2 Corinthians 4:16-18

Therefore we are not discouraged, but even if the outer man of us is perishing, yet the inner man is renewed day by day.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for thee, for my power is made fully perfect in weakness. More gladly therefore I will boast in my weaknesses, so that the power of the Christ may reside in me.

Philippians 1:21

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

2 Timothy 4:6-8

For I am already poured out a libation, and the time of my dissolution is imminent.

2 Peter 1:14

Knowing that the putting off of my tent is imminent, even as also our Lord Jesus Christ indicated to me.

Revelation 21:3-4

And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they will be his people. And God himself will be with them.

Revelation 21:7

He who overcomes will inherit these things, and I will be God to him, and he will be a son to me.

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