Psalm 38:13
Modern Translations
New International Version
I am like the deaf, who cannot hear, like the mute, who cannot speak;

New Living Translation
But I am deaf to all their threats. I am silent before them as one who cannot speak.

English Standard Version
But I am like a deaf man; I do not hear, like a mute man who does not open his mouth.

Berean Study Bible
But like a deaf man, I do not hear; and like a mute man, I do not open my mouth.

New American Standard Bible
But I, like a person who is deaf, do not hear; And I am like a person who cannot speak, who does not open his mouth.

NASB 1995
But I, like a deaf man, do not hear; And I am like a mute man who does not open his mouth.

NASB 1977
But I, like a deaf man, do not hear; And I am like a dumb man who does not open his mouth.

Amplified Bible
But I, like a deaf man, do not hear; I am like a mute man who does not open his mouth.

Christian Standard Bible
I am like a deaf person; I do not hear. I am like a speechless person who does not open his mouth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I am like a deaf person; I do not hear. I am like a speechless person who does not open his mouth.

Contemporary English Version
I am not able to hear or speak a word;

Good News Translation
I am like the deaf and cannot hear, like the dumb and cannot speak.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But I am like a person who cannot hear and like a person who cannot speak.

International Standard Version
I am like the deaf, who cannot hear, and like the mute, who cannot open his mouth.

NET Bible
But I am like a deaf man--I hear nothing; I am like a mute who cannot speak.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.

New King James Version
But I, like a deaf man, do not hear; And I am like a mute who does not open his mouth.

King James 2000 Bible
But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that opens not his mouth.

New Heart English Bible
But I, as a deaf man, do not hear. I am as a mute man who doesn't open his mouth.

World English Bible
But I, as a deaf man, don't hear. I am as a mute man who doesn't open his mouth.

American King James Version
But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that opens not his mouth.

American Standard Version
But I, as a deaf man, hear not; And I am as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.

A Faithful Version
But like a deaf one, I do not hear; and I am like a dumb one who opens not his mouth.

Darby Bible Translation
But I, as a deaf [man], hear not; and am as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.

English Revised Version
But I, as a deaf man, hear not; and I am as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.

Webster's Bible Translation
But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But I as a deafe man heard not, and am as a dumme man, which openeth not his mouth.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
As for me, as one deafe I woulde not heare: and I was as one that is dumbe who coulde not open his mouth.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
As for me, I was like a deaf ma, and herde not: and as one that were domme, not openynge his mouth.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And I, as deaf, do not hear. And as a mute one who does not open his mouth.

Young's Literal Translation
And I, as deaf, hear not. And as a dumb one who openeth not his mouth.

Smith's Literal Translation
And they seeking my soul will lay snares: and they seeking my evil spake mischief, and they will meditate deceits all the day,

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But I, as a deaf man, heard not : and as a dumb man not opening his mouth.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But, like someone deaf, I did not hear. And I was like someone mute, not opening his mouth.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
But I, like a deaf man, have not heard, and like a dumb man, I did not open my mouth.

Lamsa Bible
But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that opens not his mouth.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
But I am as a deaf man, I hear not; And I am as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and was as a dumb man not opening his mouth.








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