KJV LexiconMy breath
wind; by resemblance breath, i.e. a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively, life, anger, unsubstantiality; by extension, a region of the sky; by resemblance spirit, but only of a rational being
to wind tightly (as a rope), i.e. to bind; specifically, by a pledge; figuratively, to pervert, destroy; also to writhe in pain (especially of parturition)
a day (as the warm hours),
to extinguish -- be extinct.
a sepulchre -- burying place, grave, sepulchre.
are ready for me
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"My spirit is broken, my days are extinguished, The grave is ready for me.
King James Bible
My breath is corrupt, my days are extinct, the graves are ready for me.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
My spirit is broken. My days are extinguished. A graveyard awaits me.
International Standard Version
"My spirit is crushed, my days are over; it's the grave for me!
My spirit is broken, my days have faded out, the grave awaits me.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
"My spirit is broken. My days have been snuffed out. The cemetery [is waiting] for me.
King James 2000 Bible
My breath is corrupt, my days are extinct, the grave is ready for me.
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