Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 amiable are thy habitations, O LORD of the hosts! 2 My soul longed and even yearned for the courts of the Lord;
My heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God.
3 Even the sparrow has found a house and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young upon thine altars, O LORD of the hosts, my King and my God.


Cross References

Psalm 42:1-2

As the hart pants after the water brooks, so does my soul pant after thee, O God.

Psalm 73:26

My flesh and my heart fail; the strength of my heart is that God is my portion for ever.

Psalm 143:6

I stretched forth my hands unto thee; my soul thirsted after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.

Psalm 119:81

CAPH. My soul faints with desire for thy salvation as I await thy word.

Job 23:3

Oh, that I knew where I might find him! That I might come even to his seat!

Psalm 63:1-2

O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee; my soul thirsts for thee; my flesh longs for thee in a dry and thirsty land where there is no water;

Psalm 119:20

My soul is broken from desiring thy judgments at all times.

Song of Songs 2:4-5

He brought me to the wine chamber and placed his banner of love over me.

Song of Songs 5:8

I charge you, O virgins of Jerusalem, if ye should find my beloved that ye cause him to know how sick I am with love.

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul I desire thee in the night; yea, even as long as the spirit is within me I will seek thee early: for as long as thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 64:1

Oh that thou would rend the heavens, that thou would come down, that the mountains might flow down at thy presence,

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