Lamentations 3:24
New International Version
I say to myself, "The LORD is my portion; therefore I will wait for him."

New Living Translation
I say to myself, “The LORD is my inheritance; therefore, I will hope in him!”

English Standard Version
“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.”

Berean Study Bible
“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in Him.”

New American Standard Bible
"The LORD is my portion," says my soul, "Therefore I have hope in Him."

New King James Version
“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!”

King James Bible
The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Christian Standard Bible
I say, "The LORD is my portion, therefore I will put my hope in him."

Contemporary English Version
Deep in my heart I say, "The LORD is all I need; I can depend on him!"

Good News Translation
The LORD is all I have, and so in him I put my hope.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I say: The LORD is my portion, therefore I will put my hope in Him.

International Standard Version
"The LORD is all I have," says my soul, "Therefore I will trust in him."

NET Bible
"My portion is the Lord," I have said to myself, so I will put my hope in him.

New Heart English Bible
"The LORD is my portion," says my soul, "therefore I will hope in him."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My soul can say, 'The LORD is my lot [in life]. That is why I find hope in him.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD is my portion', saith my soul; 'Therefore will I hope in Him.'

New American Standard 1977
“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I have hope in Him.”

King James 2000 Bible
The LORD is my portion, says my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

American King James Version
The LORD is my portion, said my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

American Standard Version
Jehovah is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Lord is my portion, says my soul; therefore will I wait for him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Heth. The Lord is my portion, said my soul: therefore will I wait for him.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

English Revised Version
The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Webster's Bible Translation
The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

World English Bible
Yahweh is my portion, says my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Young's Literal Translation
My portion is Jehovah, hath my soul said, Therefore I hope for Him.
Study Bible
Jeremiah's Hope
23They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness! 24“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in Him.” 25The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him.…
Cross References
Psalm 16:5
The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup; You have made my lot secure.

Psalm 33:18
Surely the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear Him, on those whose hope is in His loving devotion

Psalm 42:5
Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why the unease within me? Put your hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the salvation of His presence.

Psalm 73:26
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Psalm 119:57
The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words.

Jeremiah 10:16
The Portion of Jacob is not like these, for He is the Maker of all things: Israel is the tribe of His inheritance; the LORD of Hosts is His name.

Treasury of Scripture

The LORD is my portion, said my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

my portion

Psalm 16:5
The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.

Psalm 73:26
My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.

Psalm 119:57
CHETH. Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.

therefore

Lamentations 3:21
This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.

1 Samuel 30:6
And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.

1 Chronicles 5:20
And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them: for they cried to God in the battle, and he was intreated of them; because they put their trust in him.









Lexicon
“The LORD
יְהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

is my portion,”
חֶלְקִ֤י (ḥel·qî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 2506: Portion, tract, territory

says
אָמְרָ֣ה (’ā·mə·rāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

my soul,
נַפְשִׁ֔י (nap̄·šî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

“therefore
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

I will hope
אוֹחִ֥יל (’ō·w·ḥîl)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3176: To wait, to be patient, hope

in Him.”
ס (s)
Punctuation
Strong's Hebrew
(24) The Lord.--An inversion of the sentence gives a closer and more emphatic rendering: My portion is Jehovah. The phrase is a reminiscence from Psalm 16:5; Psalm 73:26; Psalm 142:5; Psalm 119:57, the thought resting primarily on Numbers 18:20.

Verse 24. - The Lord is my Portion. A reminiscence of Psalm 16:5 (comp. Psalm 73:26; Psalm 119:57; Psalm 142:5).
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