Psalm 143:4
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Therefore my spiritרוּחִ֑י
(ru·chi;)
7307: breath, wind, spiritfrom an unused word
is overwhelmedוַתִּתְעַטֵּ֣ף
(vat·tit·'at·tef)
5848c: to be feeble or fainta prim. root
withinעָלַ֣י
(a·lai)
5921: upon, above, overfrom alah
me; My heartלִבִּֽי׃
(lib·bi.)
3820: inner man, mind, will, heartfrom the same as lebab
is appalledיִשְׁתֹּומֵ֥ם
(yish·to·v·mem)
8074: to be desolated or appalleda prim. root
withinבְּ֝תֹוכִ֗י
(be·to·v·chi)
8432: midstof uncertain derivation
me. 
 
  







KJV Lexicon
Therefore is my spirit
ruwach  (roo'-akh)
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
overwhelmed
`ataph  (aw-taf')
to shroud, i.e. clothe (whether transitive or reflex.); hence (from the idea of darkness) to languish -- cover (over), fail, faint, feebler, hide self, be overwhelmed, swoon.
within me my heart
leb  (labe)
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect
within
tavek  (taw'-vek)
a bisection, i.e. (by implication) the centre -- among(-st), between, half, (there-,where-), in(-to), middle, mid(-night), midst (among), out (of), through, with(-in).
me is desolate
shamem  (shaw-mame')
to stun (or intransitively, grow numb), i.e. devastate or (figuratively) stupefy (both usually in a passive sense)
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Therefore my spirit is overwhelmed within me; My heart is appalled within me.

King James Bible
Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My spirit is weak within me; my heart is overcome with dismay.

International Standard Version
As a result, my spirit is desolate within me, and my mind within me is appalled.

NET Bible
My strength leaves me; I am absolutely shocked.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
My spirit is troubled against me and my heart is moved within me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That is why I begin to lose hope and my heart is in a state of shock.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.
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