Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 {To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.} How amiable are thy tabernacles, O LORD of hosts! 2 My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God. 3 Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O LORD of hosts, my King, and my God.


Cross References

Psalm 42:1-2

{To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah.} As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

Psalm 73:26

My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.

Psalm 143:6

I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.

Psalm 119:81

CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in 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

{A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.} O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;

Psalm 119:20

My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.

Song of Songs 2:4-5

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

Song of Songs 5:8

I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved, that ye tell him, that I am sick of love.

Isaiah 26:9

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

Isaiah 64:1

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

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