Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: My hand was stretched out in the night, and slacked not; My soul refused to be comforted.

New American Standard Bible

In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord;
In the night my hand was stretched out without weariness;
My soul refused to be comforted.

King James Version

In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted.

Holman Bible

I sought the Lord in my day of trouble.
My hands were continually lifted up
all night long;
I refused to be comforted.

International Standard Version

When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; my hands were raised at night and they did not grow weary. I refused to be comforted.

A Conservative Version

In the day of my trouble I sought LORD. My hand was stretched out in the night, and slacked not. My soul refused to be comforted.

Amplified


In the day of my trouble I [desperately] sought the Lord;
In the night my hand was stretched out [in prayer] without weariness;
My soul refused to be comforted.

Bible in Basic English

In the day of my trouble, my heart was turned to the Lord: my hand was stretched out in the night without resting; my soul would not be comforted.

Darby Translation

In the day of my trouble, I sought the Lord: my hand was stretched out in the night, and slacked not; my soul refused to be comforted.

Julia Smith Translation

In the day of my straits I sought Jehovah: my hand was stretched out at night, and it will not be slack: my soul refused to be comforted.

King James 2000

In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the day I [have] trouble, I seek the Lord. At night my hand stretches out {continually}; my soul refuses to be comforted.

Modern King James verseion

In the day of my trouble I sought Jehovah; my hand was poured in the night, and ceased not; my soul refused to be comforted.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In the time of my trouble I sought the LORD, I held up mine hands to him in the night season, for my soul refused all other comfort.

NET Bible

In my time of trouble I sought the Lord. I kept my hand raised in prayer throughout the night. I refused to be comforted.

New Heart English Bible

In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord. My hand was stretched out in the night, and did not get tired. My soul refused to be comforted.

The Emphasized Bible

In the day of my distress - unto My Lord, will I seek, My hand, by night, hath been outstretched and never once became slack, My soul, hath refused to be consoled;

Webster

In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted.

World English Bible

In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord. My hand was stretched out in the night, and didn't get tired. My soul refused to be comforted.

Youngs Literal Translation

In a day of my distress the Lord I sought, My hand by night hath been spread out, And it doth not cease, My soul hath refused to be comforted.

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Confidence In A Time Of Crisis

1 I will cry unto God with my voice, Even unto God with my voice; and he will give ear unto me. 2 In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: My hand was stretched out in the night, and slacked not; My soul refused to be comforted. 3 I remember God, and am disquieted: I complain, and my spirit is overwhelmed. Selah


Cross References

Genesis 37:35

And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said, For I will go down to Sheol to my son mourning. And his father wept for him.

Psalm 50:15

And call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee earnestly: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 26:16

Jehovah, in trouble have they visited thee; they poured out a prayer when thy chastening was upon them.

Genesis 32:7-12

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and was distressed: and he divided the people that were with him, and the flocks, and the herds, and the camels, into two companies;

Genesis 32:28

And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for thou hast striven with God and with men, and hast prevailed.

2 Kings 19:3-4

And they said unto him, Thus saith Hezekiah, This day is a day of trouble, and of rebuke, and of contumely; for the children are come to the birth, and there is not strength to bring forth.

2 Kings 19:15-20

And Hezekiah prayed before Jehovah, and said, O Jehovah, the God of Israel, that sittest above the cherubim, thou art the God, even thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth; thou hast made heaven and earth.

2 Chronicles 6:28

If there be in the land famine, if there be pestilence, if there be blasting or mildew, locust or caterpillar; if their enemies besiege them in the land of their cities; whatsoever plague or whatsoever sickness there be;

Esther 4:1-4

Now when Mordecai knew all that was done, Mordecai rent his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes, and went out into the midst of the city, and cried with a loud and a bitter cry;

Job 11:13

If thou set thy heart aright, And stretch out thy hands toward him;

Psalm 6:2-3

Have mercy upon me, O Jehovah; for I am withered away: O Jehovah, heal me; for my bones are troubled.

Psalm 18:6

In my distress I called upon Jehovah, And cried unto my God: He heard my voice out of his temple, And my cry before him came into his ears.

Psalm 38:3-8

There is no soundness in my flesh because of thine indignation; Neither is there any health in my bones because of my sin.

Psalm 63:6

When I remember thee upon my bed, And meditate on thee in the night-watches.

Psalm 86:7

In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee; For thou wilt answer me.

Psalm 88:1-3

O Jehovah, the God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee.

Psalm 102:1-2

Hear my prayer, O Jehovah, And let my cry come unto thee.

Psalm 130:1-2

Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Jehovah.

Proverbs 18:14

The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; But a broken spirit who can bear?

Isaiah 1:5-6

Why will ye be still stricken, that ye revolt more and more? the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

Jeremiah 31:15

Thus saith Jehovah: A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping, Rachel weeping for her children; she refuseth to be comforted for her children, because they are not.

Hosea 5:13

When Ephraim saw his sickness, and Judah'saw his wound, then went Ephraim to Assyria, and sent to king Jareb: but he is not able to heal you, neither will he cure you of your wound.

Hosea 6:1

Come, and let us return unto Jehovah; for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up.

Jonah 2:1-2

Then Jonah prayed unto Jehovah his God out of the fish's belly.

John 11:31

The Jews then who were with her in the house, and were consoling her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up quickly and went out, followed her, supposing that she was going unto the tomb to weep there.

2 Corinthians 12:7-8

And by reason of the exceeding greatness of the revelations, that I should not be exalted overmuch, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, that I should not be exalted overmuch.

Hebrews 5:7

Who in the days of his flesh, having offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and having been heard for his godly fear,

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