Psalms 38:8

“I am feeble and sore broken; I haue roared by reason of the disquietnesse of my heart.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

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

I am benumbed and badly crushed; I groan because of the agitation of my heart.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I am faint and sore bruised: I have groaned by reason of the disquietness of my heart.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I am feeble and crushed down; I gave a cry like a lion because of the grief in my heart.
- Basic English Bible

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

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

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

I have been feeble and smitten -- unto excess, I have roared from disquietude of heart.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(38:9) I am benumbed and sore crushed; I groan by reason of the moaning of my heart.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 38

  • Gene
    I was told Ps.38 was given to our congregation to read by our Bishop. I couldn't wait for these goodies. Then as I began to read this scriptures I began to see how I must humble myself and receive my deliverances through telling the truth and being honest about the problems I have in my life through my own sins. I love David's honesty. God is given me HOPE in truthfulness:)
  • Karimah
    David a King, new one greater and mightier than himself. He talked with GOD of his inadequacies, iniquties and sinfulness. In his own disgrace and self loathing, being a godly man he had to come before the most righteous, and forgiving FATHER for his guidance protection and love continously.His word declares our sins are like scarlet,like David..But GOD, the .blood of the lamb is our strength.AMEN
  • Lisa
    Thank you Christ for your love in me threw meekness is salvation. Thank you Most High Amen.
  • Mary
    Life is a struggle for me everyday living around a cigarette smoker and a pot smoker has its ups and downs but threw Christ I pray every day that he shows me how to seek him when evil comes my way amen.
  • Lisa Hines
    Thanks be to the most High even though life throws you challenges we can always look to Christ our savior for a path to righteousness and love for a better future and a new life. Hallelujah Amen
  • Janet Abreu
    Palms 38
    In your part of Responsibility's who do you want to be with, GOD or the Devil. Sometimes certain friends and family can causes us not to walk up right with the lord. Its not other people to save us it is GOD through Jesus Christ. When we respond to the cry he altered in our hearts he place there from the time he called us unto himself. He will bring that deliverance according to his word.

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