Psalm 38:8
New International Version
I am feeble and utterly crushed; I groan in anguish of heart.

New Living Translation
I am exhausted and completely crushed. My groans come from an anguished heart.

English Standard Version
I am feeble and crushed; I groan because of the tumult of my heart.

Berean Study Bible
I am numb and badly crushed; I groan in anguish of heart.

New American Standard Bible
I am benumbed and badly crushed; I groan because of the agitation of my heart.

New King James Version
I am feeble and severely broken; I groan because of the turmoil of my heart.

King James Bible
I am feeble and sore broken: I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart.

Christian Standard Bible
I am faint and severely crushed; I groan because of the anguish of my heart.

Contemporary English Version
I am worn out and weak, moaning and in distress.

Good News Translation
I am worn out and utterly crushed; my heart is troubled, and I groan with pain.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I am faint and severely crushed; I groan because of the anguish of my heart.

International Standard Version
I am weak and utterly crushed; I cry out in distress because of my heart's anguish.

NET Bible
I am numb with pain and severely battered; I groan loudly because of the anxiety I feel.

New Heart English Bible
I am faint and severely bruised. I have groaned by reason of the anguish of my heart.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I shook and I was very saddened and I have been groaning from the moaning of my heart.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I am numb and completely devastated. I roar because my heart's in turmoil.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I am benumbed and sore crushed; I groan by reason of the moaning of my heart.

New American Standard 1977
I am benumbed and badly crushed; I groan because of the agitation of my heart.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I am feeble and sore broken; I roar by reason of the disquietness of my heart.

King James 2000 Bible
I am feeble and utterly broken: I have groaned by reason of the turmoil of my heart.

American King James Version
I am feeble and sore broken: I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart.

American Standard Version
I am faint and sore bruised: I have groaned by reason of the disquietness of my heart.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I have been afflicted and brought down exceedingly: I have roared for the groaning of my heart.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I am afflicted and humbled exceedingly : I roared with the groaning of my heart.

Darby Bible Translation
I am faint and broken beyond measure; I roar by reason of the agitation of my heart.

English Revised Version
I am faint and sore bruised: I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart.

Webster's Bible Translation
I am feeble and grievously broken: I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart.

World English Bible
I am faint and severely bruised. I have groaned by reason of the anguish of my heart.

Young's Literal Translation
I have been feeble and smitten -- unto excess, I have roared from disquietude of heart.
Study Bible
Do Not Rebuke Me in Your Anger
7For my loins are full of burning pain, and no soundness remains in my body. 8I am numb and badly crushed; I groan in anguish of heart. 9O Lord, my every desire is before You; my groaning is not hidden from You.…
Cross References
Job 3:24
I sigh when food is put before me, and my groans pour out like water.

Psalm 22:1
My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Why are You so far from saving me, so far from my words of groaning?

Psalm 32:3
When I kept silent, my bones became brittle from my groaning all day long.

Psalm 55:4
My heart murmurs within me, and the terrors of death assail me.

Lamentations 1:13
He sent fire from on high; He made it seep into my bones; He spread a net for my feet and turned me back. He made me desolate, faint all the day long.

Lamentations 1:20
Behold, O LORD, how distressed I am. I am churning within; my heart is overturned, for I have been most rebellious. Outside, the sword bereaves; inside, there is death.

Lamentations 2:11
My eyes fail from weeping; I am churning within. My heart is poured out in grief over the destruction of the daughter of my people, because children and infants faint in the streets of the city.

Lamentations 5:17
Because of this, our hearts are faint; because of these, our eyes grow dim:

Treasury of Scripture

I am feeble and sore broken: I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart.

roared

Psalm 22:1,2
To the chief Musician upon Aijeleth Shahar, A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring? …

Psalm 32:3
When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long.

Job 3:24
For my sighing cometh before I eat, and my roarings are poured out like the waters.







Lexicon
I am numb
נְפוּג֣וֹתִי (nə·p̄ū·ḡō·w·ṯî)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6313: To be sluggish

and badly
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

crushed;
וְנִדְכֵּ֣יתִי (wə·niḏ·kê·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1794: To collapse

I groan
שָׁ֝אַ֗גְתִּי (’aḡ·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7580: To rumble, moan

in anguish
מִֽנַּהֲמַ֥ת (min·na·hă·maṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5100: A growling, groaning

of heart.
לִבִּֽי׃ (lib·bî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre
(8) I am feeble and sore broken.--Better, I am become deadly cold, and am quite worn out.

Disquietness.--Properly, roaring. Thus, of the sea (Isaiah 5:30), of lions (Proverbs 19:12; Proverbs 20:2). A very slight alteration once suggested by Hitzig, but since abandoned, would give here, "I roared more than the roaring of a lion."

Verse 8. - I am feeble and sore broken: I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart. In concluding his accounts of his physical condition, the writer passes from details to more vague and general statements. He is "feeble," i.e. generally weak and wanting in vigour - he is "sore broken," or "sore bruised" (Revised Version), i.e. full of aches and pains, as though he had been bruised all over - and the "disquietness of his heart" causes him to vent his anguish in "roarings," or groanings. 38:1-11 Nothing will disquiet the heart of a good man so much as the sense of God's anger. The way to keep the heart quiet, is to keep ourselves in the love of God. But a sense of guilt is too heavy to bear; and would sink men into despair and ruin, unless removed by the pardoning mercy of God. If there were not sin in our souls, there would be no pain in our bones, no illness in our bodies. The guilt of sin is a burden to the whole creation, which groans under it. It will be a burden to the sinners themselves, when they are heavy-laden under it, or a burden of ruin, when it sinks them to hell. When we perceive our true condition, the Good Physician will be valued, sought, and obeyed. Yet many let their wounds rankle, because they delay to go to their merciful Friend. When, at any time, we are distempered in our bodies, we ought to remember how God has been dishonoured in and by our bodies. The groanings which cannot be uttered, are not hid from Him that searches the heart, and knows the mind of the Spirit. David, in his troubles, was a type of Christ in his agonies, of Christ on his cross, suffering and deserted.
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