Psalm 143:6 {142:6}
Good News Translation
I lift up my hands to you in prayer; like dry ground my soul is thirsty for you.

Contemporary English Version
Then I lift my hands in prayer, because my soul is a desert, thirsty for water from you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I stretched forth my hands to thee: my soul is as earth without water unto thee.

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I stretched forth my hands to thee: my soul is as earth without water unto thee.

stretch forth

Psalm 44:20 For thou hast humbled us in the place of affliction: and the shadow of death hath covered us.

Psalm 88:9 My eyes languished through poverty. All the day I cried to thee, O Lord: I stretched out my hands to thee.

Job 11:13 But thou hast hardened thy heart, and hast spread thy hands to him.

my soul

Psalm 42:1,2 Unto the end, understanding for the sons of Core. [2] As the hart panteth after the fountains of water; so my soul panteth after thee, O God. . . .

Psalm 63:1 A psalm of David while he was in the desert of Edom. [2] O God, my God, to thee do I watch at break of day. For thee my soul hath thirsted; for thee my flesh, O how many ways!

Psalm 84:2 my soul longeth and fainteth for the courts of the Lord. My heart and my flesh have rejoiced in the living God.

Isaiah 26:8,9 And in the way of thy judgments, O Lord, we have patiently waited for thee: thy name, and thy remembrance are the desire of the soul. . . .

Isaiah 35:7 And that which was dry land, shall become a pool, and the thirsty land springs of water. In the dens where dragons dwelt before, shall rise up the verdure of the reed and the bulrush.

John 7:37 And on the last, and great day of the festivity, Jesus stood and cried, saying: If any man thirst, let him come to me and drink.

Context
I Stretch Out My Hands to You
5I remembered the days of old, I meditated on all thy works: I meditated upon the works of thy hands. 6I stretched forth my hands to thee: my soul is as earth without water unto thee.7Hear me speedily, O Lord: my spirit hath fainted away. Turn not away thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.…
Cross References
Exodus 9:29
Moses said: As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will stretch forth my hands to the Lord, and the thunders shall cease, and the hail shall be no more: that thou mayst know that the earth is the Lord's:

Job 11:13
But thou hast hardened thy heart, and hast spread thy hands to him.

Psalm 42:2
My soul hath thirsted after the strong living God; when shall I come and appear before the face of God?

Psalm 63:1
A psalm of David while he was in the desert of Edom. [2] O God, my God, to thee do I watch at break of day. For thee my soul hath thirsted; for thee my flesh, O how many ways!

Psalm 63:4
Thus will I bless thee all my life long: and in thy name I will lift up my hands.

Psalm 88:9
My eyes languished through poverty. All the day I cried to thee, O Lord: I stretched out my hands to thee.

Isaiah 55:1
All you that thirst, come to the waters: and you that have no money make haste, buy, and eat: come ye, buy wine and milk without money, and without any price.

Additional Translations
I stretch out my hands to You; my soul thirsts for you like a parched land. SelahI stretch forth my hands to you: my soul thirsts after you, as a thirsty land. Selah.

I spread forth my hands unto thee: My soul thirsteth after thee, as a weary land. Selah

I spread forth my hands to thee; my soul thirsts for thee, as a dry land. Pause.

I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul, as a parched land, [thirsteth] after thee. Selah.

I spread forth my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a weary land. Selah

I stretch forth my hands to thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.

I spread forth my hands to you. My soul thirsts for you, like a parched land. Selah.

I have spread forth my hands unto Thee, My soul is as a weary land for Thee. Selah.
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