Psalms 119:82

“Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Mine eyes faile for thy word: saying, When wilt thou comfort me?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

My eyes fail {with longing} for Your word, While I say, "When will You comfort me?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Mine eyes fail for thy word, While I say, When wilt thou comfort me?
- American Standard Version (1901)

My eyes are full of weariness with searching for your word, saying, When will you give me comfort?
- Basic English Bible

Mine eyes fail for thy ??word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?
- Darby Bible

My eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?
- Webster's Bible

My eyes fail for your word. I say, "When will you comfort me?"
- World English Bible

Consumed have been mine eyes for Thy word, Saying, `When doth it comfort me?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Mine eyes fail for Thy word, saying: 'When wilt Thou comfort me?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 119:82

  • This seems to be a time when God is stretching David 's faith. David is combing the scriptures for answers and he 's asking God for comfort. There are times when God is silent, but never absent. We see in the next verse his resolve.

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