KJV LexiconBut as for me when they were sick
to be rubbed or worn; hence (figuratively) to be weak, sick, afflicted; or (causatively) to grieve, make sick; also to stroke (in flattering), entreat
a garment; by implication (euphem.) a wife -- apparel, clothed with, clothing, garment, raiment, vestment, vesture.
a mesh (as allowing a liquid to run through), i.e. coarse loose cloth or sacking (used in mourning and for bagging); hence, a bag (for grain, etc.) -- sack(-cloth, -clothes).
to depress literally or figuratively, transitive or intransitive (in various applications, as follows)
a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
a fast: --fast(-ing).
and my prayer
intercession, supplication; by implication, a hymn -- prayer.
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively
into mine own bosom
the bosom -- bosom, bottom, lap, midst, within.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, And my prayer kept returning to my bosom.
King James Bible
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled myself with fasting, and my prayer was genuine.
International Standard Version
But when they were sick, I wore sackcloth, humbled myself with fasting, and prayed from my heart repeatedly for them.
When they were sick, I wore sackcloth, and refrained from eating food. (If I am lying, may my prayers go unanswered!)
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I wore sackcloth in their sicknesses, and my soul was humbled by fasting and my prayer returned to my bosom.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
But when they were sick, I wore sackcloth. I humbled myself with fasting. When my prayer returned unanswered,
King James 2000 Bible
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into my own bosom.
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