New Living Translation
My strength has dried up like sunbaked clay. My tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth. You have laid me in the dust and left me for dead.
King James Bible
My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.
Darby Bible Translation
My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue cleaveth to my palate; and thou hast laid me in the dust of death.
World English Bible
My strength is dried up like a potsherd. My tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth. You have brought me into the dust of death.
Young's Literal Translation
Dried up as an earthen vessel is my power, And my tongue is cleaving to my jaws.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:15 Dried - I have in a manner no more moisture left in me, than is in a dry potsherd. Cleaveth - Through excessive thirst and drought. Death - Thy providence, delivering me into the power of mine enemies, and by thy terrors in my soul.
LibraryNote B. On the Word for Holiness.
The proper meaning of the Hebrew word for holy, kadosh, is matter of uncertainty. It may come from a root signifying to shine. (So Gesenius, Oehler, Fuerst, and formerly Delitzsch, on Heb. ii. 11.) Or from another denoting new and bright (Diestel), or an Arabic form meaning to cut, to separate. (So Delitzsch now, on Ps. xxii. 4.) Whatever the root be, the chief idea appears to be not only separate or set apart, for which the Hebrew has entirely different words, but that by which a thing that is …
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ
The Death of Jesus
Jesus knew that his mission was now finished, and to fulfill Scripture he said, "I am thirsty."
Day and night your hand of discipline was heavy on me. My strength evaporated like water in the summer heat. Interlude
My heart beats wildly, my strength fails, and I am going blind.
But if you turn away from them, they panic. When you take away their breath, they die and turn again to dust.
May my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth if I fail to remember you, if I don't make Jerusalem my greatest joy.
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person's strength.
The parched tongues of their little ones stick to the roofs of their mouths in thirst. The children cry for bread, but no one has any to give them.
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