Jeremiah 8:18

When I would comfort myself against sorrow, my heart is faint in me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When I would comfort my selfe against sorrow, my heart is faint in me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

My sorrow is beyond healing, My heart is faint {within me!}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Oh that I could comfort myself against sorrow! my heart is faint within me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Sorrow has come on me! my heart in me is feeble.
- Basic English Bible

My comfort in my sadness! my heart is faint in me!
- Darby Bible

When I would comfort myself against sorrow, my heart is faint in me.
- Webster's Bible

Oh that I could comfort myself against sorrow! My heart is faint within me.
- World English Bible

My refreshing for me [is] sorrow, For me my heart [is] sick.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Though I would take comfort against sorrow, my heart is faint within me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 8:18


8:18 Sorrow - The prophet now seems to speak, how greatly the calamity of this people affected him.


Discussion for Jeremiah 8:18

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