Psalm 39:2 {38:3}
Good News Translation
I kept quiet, not saying a word, not even about anything good! But my suffering only grew worse,

Contemporary English Version
I kept completely silent, but it did no good, and I hurt even worse.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I was dumb, and was humbled, and kept silence from good things: and my sorrow was renewed.

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I was dumb, and was humbled, and kept silence from good things: and my sorrow was renewed.

I was

Psalm 38:13,14 But I, as a deaf man, heard not: and as a dumb man not opening his mouth. . . .

Isaiah 53:7 He was offered because it was his own will, and he opened not his mouth: he shall be led as a sheep to the slaughter, and shall be dumb as a lamb before his shearer, and he shall not open his mouth.

Matthew 27:12-14 And when he was accused by the chief priests and ancients, he answered nothing. . . .

even

Matthew 7:6 Give not that which is holy to dogs; neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turning upon you, they tear you.

my sorrow

Job 32:19,20 Behold, my belly is as new wine which wanteth vent, which bursteth the new vessels. . . .

Acts 4:20 For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

stirred [heb.

Context
I Will Watch My Ways
1Unto the end, for Idithun himself, a canticle of David. [2] I said: I will take heed to my ways: that I sin not with my tongue. I have set a guard to my mouth, when the sinner stood against me. 2I was dumb, and was humbled, and kept silence from good things: and my sorrow was renewed.3My heart grew hot within me: and in my meditation a fire shall flame out.…
Cross References
Psalm 32:3
Because I was silent my bones grew old; whilst I cried out all the day long.

Psalm 38:13
But I, as a deaf man, heard not: and as a dumb man not opening his mouth.

Psalm 39:9
I was dumb, and I opened not my mouth, because thou hast done it.

Additional Translations
I was speechless and still; I held my peace, even from good, and my sorrow was stirred.I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; And my sorrow was stirred.

I was dumb, and humbled myself, and kept silence from good words; and my grief was renewed.

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace from good; and my sorrow was stirred.

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.

I was mute with silence. I held my peace, even from good. My sorrow was stirred.

I was dumb with silence, I kept silent from good, and my pain is excited.
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