Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 To the overseer upon the stringed instrument: to the sons of Korah, a chanting. How beloved are thy tents, O Jehovah of armies! 2 My soul longed after, and also failed for the enclosures of Jehovah: my heart and my flesh will rejoice for the living God. 3 Also the sparrow found a house, and the swallow a nest for herself where she put her young brood, thine altars, O Jehovah of armies, my King and my God.


Cross References

Psalm 42:1-2

To the overseer instructing for the sons of Borah. As the stag will long for the channels of waters, thus will my soul long for thee, O God.

Psalm 73:26

My flesh failed and my heart: the rock of my heart and my portion is God forever.

Psalm 143:6

I spread out my hands to thee: my soul as a weary land for thee. Silence.

Psalm 119:81

My soul failed for thy, salvation: I hoped for thy word.

Job 23:3

Who will give, I knew to find him: I will come even to his place.

Psalm 63:1-2

Chanting to David in his being in the desert of Judah. O God thou art my God; I will seek thee: my soul thirsted for thee, my flesh longed for thee in a land of dryness, and thirsty without water.

Psalm 119:20

My soul was crushed for the desire to thy judgments in all time.

Song of Songs 2:4-5

He brought me to the house of wine, and his banner over me was love.

Song of Songs 5:8

I adjured you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye shall find my beloved, what ye shall announce to him: I am pierced by love.

Isaiah 26:9

My soul desired thee in the night; also my spirit in the midst of me I will seek thee: for when thy judgments to the earth, those dwelling in the habitable globe will learn justice.

Isaiah 64:1

Would that thou didst rend the heavens; thou camest down; the mountains flowed from before thee.

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