Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

Amplified


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

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 having you I have no desire for anything on earth. 26 My flesh and my heart are wasting away: but God is the Rock of my heart and my eternal heritage. 27 For those who are far away from you will come to destruction: you will put an end to all those who have not kept faith with you.


Cross References

Psalm 84:2

The passion of my soul's desire is for the house of the Lord; my heart and my flesh are crying out for the living God.

Psalm 18:2

The Lord is my Rock, my walled town, and my saviour; my God, my Rock, in him will I put my faith; my breastplate, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.

Psalm 40:12

For unnumbered evils are round about me; my sins have overtaken me, so that I am bent down with their weight; they are more than the hairs of my head, my strength is gone because of them.

Job 13:15

Truly, he will put an end to me; I have no hope; but I will not give way in argument before him;

Psalm 16:5-6

The Lord is my heritage and the wine of my cup; you are the supporter of my right.

Psalm 27:14

Let your hope be in the Lord: take heart and be strong; yes, let your hope be in the Lord.

Psalm 63:1

O God, you are my God; early will I make my search for you: my soul is dry for need of you, my flesh is wasted with desire for you, as a dry and burning land where no water is;

Psalm 119:57

The Lord is my heritage: I have said that I would be ruled by your words.

Psalm 119:81-82

My soul is wasted with desire for your salvation: but I have hope in your word.

Psalm 138:3

When my cry came to your ears you gave me an answer, and made me great with strength in my soul.

Psalm 142:5

I have made my cry to you, O Lord; I have said, You are my safe place, and my heritage in the land of the living.

Isaiah 40:29-31

He gives power to the feeble, increasing the strength of him who has no force.

Lamentations 3:24

I said to myself, The Lord is my heritage; and because of this I will have hope in him.

2 Corinthians 4:8-10

Troubles are round us on every side, but we are not shut in; things are hard for us, but we see a way out of them;

2 Corinthians 4:16-18

For which cause we do not give way to weariness; but though our outer man is getting feebler, our inner man is made new day by day.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And he said to me, My grace is enough for you, for my power is made complete in what is feeble. Most gladly, then, will I take pride in my feeble body, so that the power of Christ may be on me.

Philippians 1:21

For to me life is Christ and death is profit.

2 Timothy 4:6-8

For I am even now being offered, and my end is near.

2 Peter 1:14

For I am conscious that in a short time I will have to put off this tent of flesh, as our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.

Revelation 21:3-4

And there came to my ears a great voice out of the high seat, saying, See, the Tent of God is with men, and he will make his living-place with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them, and be their God.

Revelation 21:7

He who overcomes will have these things for his heritage; and I will be his God, and he will be my son.

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