Psalm 119:28
New International Version
My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word.

New Living Translation
I weep with sorrow; encourage me by your word.

English Standard Version
My soul melts away for sorrow; strengthen me according to your word!

Berean Study Bible
My soul melts with sorrow; strengthen me according to Your word.

New American Standard Bible
My soul weeps because of grief; Strengthen me according to Your word.

New King James Version
My soul melts from heaviness; Strengthen me according to Your word.

King James Bible
My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.

Christian Standard Bible
I am weary from grief; strengthen me through your word.

Contemporary English Version
I am overcome with sorrow. Encourage me, as you have promised to do.

Good News Translation
I am overcome by sorrow; strengthen me, as you have promised.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I am weary from grief; strengthen me through Your word.

International Standard Version
I weep because of sorrow; fortify me according to your word.

NET Bible
I collapse from grief. Sustain me by your word!

New Heart English Bible
My soul is weary with sorrow: strengthen me according to your word.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
My soul is troubled in thought; give me life according to your word.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I am drowning in tears. Strengthen me as you promised.

JPS Tanakh 1917
My soul melteth away for heaviness; Sustain me according unto Thy word.

New American Standard 1977
My soul weeps because of grief; Strengthen me according to Thy word.

King James 2000 Bible
My soul melts for heaviness: strengthen me according unto your word.

American King James Version
My soul melts for heaviness: strengthen you me according to your word.

American Standard Version
My soul melteth for heaviness: Strengthen thou me according unto thy word.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
My soul has slumbered for sorrow; strengthen thou me with thy words.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My soul hath slumbered through heaviness: strengthen thou me in thy words.

Darby Bible Translation
My soul melteth for sadness: strengthen me according to thy word.

English Revised Version
My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.

Webster's Bible Translation
My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according to thy word.

World English Bible
My soul is weary with sorrow: strengthen me according to your word.

Young's Literal Translation
My soul hath dropped from affliction, Establish me according to Thy word.
Study Bible
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
27Make clear to me the way of Your precepts; then I will meditate on Your wonders. 28My soul melts with sorrow; strengthen me according to Your word. 29Remove me from the path of deceit and graciously grant me Your law.…
Cross References
1 Peter 5:10
And after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself restore you, secure you, strengthen you, and establish you.

Psalm 20:2
May He send you help from the sanctuary and sustain you from Zion.

Psalm 22:14
I am poured out like water, and all my bones are disjointed. My heart is like wax; it melts away within me.

Psalm 107:26
They mounted up to the heavens, they sunk to the depths; their courage melted in their anguish.

Psalm 119:29
Remove me from the path of deceit and graciously grant me Your law.

Treasury of Scripture

My soul melts for heaviness: strengthen you me according to your word.

soul

Psalm 22:14
I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.

Psalm 107:26
They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.

Joshua 2:11,24
And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the LORD your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath…

melteth.

Psalm 27:14
Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

Psalm 29:11
The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.

Deuteronomy 33:25
Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.









Lexicon
My soul
נַ֭פְשִׁי (nap̄·šî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

melts
דָּלְפָ֣ה (dā·lə·p̄āh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1811: To drip, to weep

with sorrow;
מִתּוּגָ֑ה (mit·tū·ḡāh)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8424: Depression, a grief

strengthen me
קַ֝יְּמֵ֗נִי (qay·yə·mê·nî)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

according to Your word.
כִּדְבָרֶֽךָ׃ (kiḏ·ḇā·re·ḵā)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause
(28) Melteth--The Hebrew word is used in Ecclesiastes 10:18 of a dripping roof of a house; in Job 16:20 of weeping. The LXX. and Vulg. have "slumbered," which suits far better with the next clause, which is literally, make me rise up. Symmachus has "distils."

Verse 28. - My soul melteth for heaviness (comp. Psalm evil. 26; and, for the sentiment, see ver. 25). Strengthen thou me according unto thy Word; i.e. according to thy promise to help thy faithful ones (comp. vers. 25, 41, 49, 58, 76, etc.).
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