Parallel Verses

Amplified


My flesh and my heart may fail,
But God is the rock and 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.

A Conservative Version

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

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 [but You]?
And besides You, I desire nothing on earth.
26 
My flesh and my heart may fail,
But God is the rock and strength of my heart and my portion forever.
27
For behold, those who are far from You will perish;
You have destroyed all those who are unfaithful and have abandoned You.


Cross References

Psalm 84:2


My soul (my life, my inner self) longs for and greatly desires the courts of the Lord;
My heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God.

Psalm 18:2


The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and the One who rescues me;
My God, my rock and strength in whom I trust and take refuge;
My shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower—my stronghold.

Psalm 40:12


For innumerable evils have encompassed me;
My sins have overtaken me, so that I am not able to see.
They are more numerous than the hairs of my head,
And my heart has failed me.

Job 13:15


“Even though He kills me;
I will hope in Him.
Nevertheless, I will argue my ways to His face.

Psalm 16:5-6


The Lord is the portion of my inheritance, my cup [He is all I need];
You support my lot.

Psalm 27:14


Wait for and confidently expect the Lord;
Be strong and let your heart take courage;
Yes, wait for and confidently expect the Lord.

Psalm 63:1

O God, You are my God; with deepest longing I will seek You;
My soul [my life, my very self] thirsts for You, my flesh longs and sighs for You,
In a dry and weary land where there is no water.

Psalm 119:57

Heth.
The Lord is my portion;
I have promised to keep Your words.

Psalm 119:81-82

Kaph.
My soul languishes and grows weak for Your salvation;
I wait for Your word.

Psalm 138:3


On the day I called, You answered me;
And You made me bold and confident with [renewed] strength in my life.

Psalm 142:5


I cried out to You, O Lord;
I said, “You are my refuge,
My portion in the land of the living.

Isaiah 40:29-31


He gives strength to the weary,
And to him who has no might He increases power.

Lamentations 3:24


“The Lord is my portion and my inheritance,” says my soul;
“Therefore I have hope in Him and wait expectantly for Him.”

2 Corinthians 4:8-10

We are pressured in every way [hedged in], but not crushed; perplexed [unsure of finding a way out], but not driven to despair;

2 Corinthians 4:16-18

Therefore we do not become discouraged [spiritless, disappointed, or afraid]. Though our outer self is [progressively] wasting away, yet our inner self is being [progressively] renewed day by day.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

but He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you [My lovingkindness and My mercy are more than enough—always available—regardless of the situation]; for [My] power is being perfected [and is completed and shows itself most effectively] in [your] weakness.” Therefore, I will all the more gladly boast in my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ [may completely enfold me and] may dwell in me.

Philippians 1:21

For to me, to live is Christ [He is my source of joy, my reason to live] and to die is gain [for I will be with Him in eternity].

2 Timothy 4:6-8

For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure [from this world] is at hand and I will soon go free.

2 Peter 1:14

knowing that the laying aside of this earthly tent of mine is imminent, as our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.

Revelation 21:3-4

and then I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “See! The tabernacle of God is among men, and He will live among them, and they will be His people, and God Himself will be with them [as their God,]

Revelation 21:7

He who overcomes [the world by adhering faithfully to Christ Jesus as Lord and Savior] will inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son.

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