Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

If Yahweh had not been my help, my soul would soon have dwelt in silence.

New American Standard Bible

If the Lord had not been my help,
My soul would soon have dwelt in the abode of silence.

King James Version

Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.

Holman Bible

If the Lord had not been my helper,
I would soon rest in the silence of death.

International Standard Version

If the LORD had not been my helper, I would have quickly become silent.

A Conservative Version

Unless LORD had been my help, my soul would have soon dwelt in silence.

American Standard Version

Unless Jehovah had been my help, My soul had soon dwelt in silence.

Amplified


If the Lord had not been my help,
I would soon have dwelt in [the land of] silence.

Bible in Basic English

If the Lord had not been my helper, my soul would quickly have gone down into death.

Darby Translation

If Jehovah had not been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.

Julia Smith Translation

Unless Jehovah helped for me my soul almost dwelt silently.

King James 2000

Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.

Modern King James verseion

Unless Jehovah had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If the LORD had not helped me, my soul had almost been put to silence.

NET Bible

If the Lord had not helped me, I would have laid down in the silence of death.

New Heart English Bible

Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul would have soon lived in silence.

The Emphasized Bible

If, Yahweh, had not been a help to me, Soon had sunk into silence - my soul!

Webster

Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.

World English Bible

Unless Yahweh had been my help, my soul would have soon lived in silence.

Youngs Literal Translation

Unless Jehovah were a help to me, My soul had almost inhabited silence.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לוּלי לוּלא 
Luwle' 
except, unless, If, had not, were it not, were it not that
Usage: 14

the Lord

Usage: 0

עזרת עזרה 
`ezrah 
Usage: 26

my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

References

Easton

Context Readings

A Prayer For Retribution Against Oppressors

16 Who rose up for me against [the] wicked? Who stood up for me against [the] workers of iniquity? 17 If Yahweh had not been my help, my soul would soon have dwelt in silence. 18 When I thought, "My foot is slipping," your loyal love, O Yahweh, supported me.


Cross References

Psalm 124:1-2

"If [it had] not [been] Yahweh who was on our side," do let Israel say,

Psalm 31:17

O Yahweh, let me not be put to shame, for I call on you. Let the wicked be put to shame. Let them [go] silently to Sheol.

Psalm 13:3

Consider [and] answer me, O Yahweh my God. Give light to my eyes lest I sleep [the sleep of] death,

Psalm 115:17

The dead do not praise Yah, nor any descending into silence.

Psalm 118:13

You pushed me hard to [make me] fall, but Yahweh helped me.

Psalm 125:1

Those who trust in Yahweh [are] like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, [but] abides forever.

Psalm 142:4-5

look to [my] right and see. There is no one looking out for me; there is no escape for me; no one cares for my soul.

John 16:32

Behold, an hour is coming--and has come--that you will be scattered each one to his own [home], and you will leave me alone. And I am not alone, because the Father is with me.

2 Corinthians 1:8-10

For we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning our affliction that happened in the [province of] Asia, that we were burdened to an extraordinary degree, beyond [our] strength, so that we were in despair even of living.

2 Timothy 4:16-17

At my first defense, no one came to my [aid], but [they] all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

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