Psalm 40:12 {39:13}
Good News Translation
I am surrounded by many troubles--too many to count! My sins have caught up with me, and I can no longer see; they are more than the hairs of my head, and I have lost my courage.

Contemporary English Version
I have more troubles than I can count. My sins are all around me, and I can't find my way. My sins outnumber the hairs on my head, and I feel weak.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For evils without number have surrounded me; my iniquities have overtaken me, and I was not able to see. They are multiplied above the hairs of my head: and my heart hath forsaken me.

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For evils without number have surrounded me; my iniquities have overtaken me, and I was not able to see. They are multiplied above the hairs of my head: and my heart hath forsaken me.

innumerable

Psalm 22:11-19 Depart not from me. For tribulation is very near: for there is none to help me. . . .

Hebrews 4:15 For we have not a high priest who cannot have compassion on our infirmities: but one tempted in all things like as we are, without sin.

mine

Psalm 38:4 For my iniquities are gone over my head: and as a heavy burden are become heavy upon me.

Isaiah 53:6 All we like sheep have gone astray, every one hath turned aside into his own way: and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Luke 18:13,14 And the publican, standing afar off, would not so much as lift up his eyes towards heaven; but struck his breast, saying: O God, be merciful to me a sinner. . . .

1 Peter 3:18 Because Christ also died once for our sins, the just for the unjust: that he might offer us to God, being put to death indeed in the flesh, but enlivened in the spirit,

they are

Psalm 19:12 Who can understand sins? from my secret ones cleanse me, O Lord:

Psalm 69:4 They are multiplied above the hairs of my head, who hate me without cause. My enemies are grown strong who have wrongfully persecuted me: then did I pay that which I took not away.

heart

Psalm 73:26 For thee my flesh and my heart hath fainted away: thou art the God of my heart, and the God that is my portion for ever.

Genesis 42:28 And said to his brethren: My money is given me again; behold it is in the sack. And they were astonished, and troubled, and said to one another: What is this that God hath done unto us?

Luke 21:26 Men withering away for fear and expectation of what shall come upon the whole world. For the powers of heaven shall be moved.

faileth [heb.

Context
I Waited Patiently for the LORD
11Withhold not thou, O Lord, thy tender mercies from me: thy mercy and thy truth have always upheld me. 12For evils without number have surrounded me; my iniquities have overtaken me, and I was not able to see. They are multiplied above the hairs of my head: and my heart hath forsaken me.13Be pleased, O Lord, to deliver me. Look down, O Lord, to help me.…
Cross References
Luke 21:20
And when you shall see Jerusalem compassed about with an army, then know that the desolation thereof is at hand.

Psalm 18:5
The sorrows of hell encompassed me: and the snares of death prevented me.

Psalm 19:12
Who can understand sins? from my secret ones cleanse me, O Lord:

Psalm 25:17
The troubles of my heart are multiplied: deliver me from my necessities.

Psalm 38:4
For my iniquities are gone over my head: and as a heavy burden are become heavy upon me.

Psalm 65:3
The words of the wicked have prevailed over us: and thou wilt pardon our transgressions.

Psalm 69:4
They are multiplied above the hairs of my head, who hate me without cause. My enemies are grown strong who have wrongfully persecuted me: then did I pay that which I took not away.

Psalm 73:26
For thee my flesh and my heart hath fainted away: thou art the God of my heart, and the God that is my portion for ever.

Psalm 116:3
The sorrows of death have compassed me: and the perils of hell have found me. I met with trouble and sorrow:

Proverbs 5:22
He shall die, because he hath not received instruction, and in the multitude of his folly he shall be deceived.

Additional Translations
For evils without number surround me; my sins have overtaken me, so that I cannot see. They are more than the hairs of my head, and my heart has failed within me.For innumerable evils have compassed me about: my iniquities have taken hold on me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of my head: therefore my heart fails me.

For innumerable evils have compassed me about; Mine iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to look up; They are more than the hairs of my head; And my heart hath failed me.

For innumerable evils have encompassed me; my transgressions have taken hold of me, and I could not see; they are multiplied more than the hairs of my head; and my heart has failed me.

For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I cannot see; they are more than the hairs of my head: and my heart hath failed me.

For innumerable evils have compassed me about, mine iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head, and my heart hath failed me.

For innumerable evils have encompassed me: my iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of my head: therefore my heart faileth me.

For innumerable evils have surrounded me. My iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to look up. They are more than the hairs of my head. My heart has failed me.

For compassed me have evils innumerable, Overtaken me have mine iniquities, And I have not been able to see; They have been more than the hairs of my head, And my heart hath forsaken me.
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