Psalm 38:8
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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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
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.
Study Bible
O Lord, Don’t Rebuke Me in Your Wrath
7For my loins are filled with burning, And there is no soundness in my flesh. 8I am benumbed and badly crushed; I groan because of the agitation of my heart. 9Lord, all my desire is before You; And my sighing is not hidden from You.…
Cross References
Job 3:24
"For my groaning comes at the sight of my food, And my cries pour out like water.

Psalm 22:1
For the choir director; upon Aijeleth Hashshahar. A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning.

Psalm 32:3
When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away Through my groaning all day long.

Psalm 55:4
My heart is in anguish within me, And the terrors of death have fallen upon me.

Lamentations 1:13
"From on high He sent fire into my bones, And it prevailed over them. He has spread a net for my feet; He has turned me back; He has made me desolate, Faint all day long.

Lamentations 1:20
"See, O LORD, for I am in distress; My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is overturned within me, For I have been very rebellious. In the street the sword slays; In the house it is like death.

Lamentations 2:11
My eyes fail because of tears, My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is poured out on the earth Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, When little ones and infants faint In the streets of the city.

Lamentations 5:17
Because of this our heart is faint, Because of these things our eyes are 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 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? why are you so far from …

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

Job 3:24 For my sighing comes before I eat, and my roarings are poured out …

Job 30:28 I went mourning without the sun: I stood up, and I cried in the congregation.

Isaiah 59:11 We roar all like bears, and mourn sore like doves: we look for judgment, …

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