Parallel Verses

Amplified


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.

New American Standard Bible

My soul longed and even yearned for the courts of the Lord;
My heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God.

King James Version

My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.

Holman Bible

I long and yearn
for the courts of the Lord;
my heart and flesh cry out for the living God.

International Standard Version

I desire and long for the Temple courts of the LORD. My heart and body sing for joy to the living God.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of Jehovah; My heart and my flesh cry out unto the living God.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of Jehovah; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.

Julia Smith Translation

My soul longed after, and also failed for the enclosures of Jehovah: my heart and my flesh will rejoice for the living God.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

My soul longs and even fails for the courtyards of Yahweh. My heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God.

Modern King James verseion

My soul longs, yea, even faints for the courts of Jehovah; my heart and my flesh shout for joy to the living God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My soul hath a desire and longing to enter into the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh rejoice in the living God.

NET Bible

I desperately want to be in the courts of the Lord's temple. My heart and my entire being shout for joy to the living God.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

My soul, longeth - yea even languisheth - for the courts of Yahweh, - My heart and my flesh, shout aloud for a Living GOD.

Webster

My soul longeth, and even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

My soul desired, yea, it hath also been consumed, For the courts of Jehovah, My heart and my flesh cry aloud unto the living God,

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Longing For God's House

1 How lovely are Your dwelling places,
O Lord of hosts!
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.
3
The bird has found a house,
And the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young—
Even Your altars, O Lord of hosts,
My King and my God.


Cross References

Psalm 42:1-2

As the deer pants [longingly] for the water brooks,
So my soul pants [longingly] for You, O God.

Psalm 73:26


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

Psalm 143:6


I reach out my hands to You;
My throat thirsts for You, as a parched land [thirsts for water]. Selah.

Psalm 119:81

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

Job 23:3


“Oh, that I knew where I might find Him,
That I might [even] come to His seat!

Psalm 63:1-2

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 119:20


My soul is crushed with longing
For Your ordinances at all times.

Song of Songs 2:4-5


“He has brought me to his banqueting place,
And his banner over me is love [waving overhead to protect and comfort me].

Song of Songs 5:8


“I command that you take an oath, O daughters of Jerusalem,
If you find my beloved,
As to what you tell him—
[Say that] I am sick from love [sick from being without him].”

Isaiah 26:9


In the night my soul longs for You [O Lord],
Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently;
For [only] when Your judgments are experienced on the earth
Will the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 64:1

Oh, that You would tear open the heavens and come down,
That the mountains might quake at Your presence—

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain