Psalm 119:81
New International Version
My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word.

New Living Translation
I am worn out waiting for your rescue, but I have put my hope in your word.

English Standard Version
My soul longs for your salvation; I hope in your word.

Berean Study Bible
My soul faints for Your salvation; I wait for Your word.

King James Bible
CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.

New King James Version
My soul faints for Your salvation, But I hope in Your word.

New American Standard Bible
My soul languishes for Your salvation; I wait for Your word.

NASB 1995
My soul languishes for Your salvation; I wait for Your word.

NASB 1977
My soul languishes for Thy salvation; I wait for Thy word.

Amplified Bible
My soul languishes and grows weak for Your salvation; I wait for Your word.

Christian Standard Bible
I long for your salvation; I put my hope in your word.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I long for Your salvation; I put my hope in Your word.

American Standard Version
KAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation; But I hope in thy word.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Kaph My soul has lusted for your salvation and I have hoped for your word.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
My soul faints for thy salvation: I have hoped in thy words.

Contemporary English Version
I long for you to rescue me! Your word is my only hope.

Douay-Rheims Bible
[CAPH] My soul hath fainted after thy salvation: and in thy word I have very much hoped.

English Revised Version
CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.

Good News Translation
I am worn out, LORD, waiting for you to save me; I place my trust in your word.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My soul is weak from waiting for you to save me. My hope is based on your word.

International Standard Version
I long for your deliverance; I have looked to your word, placing my hope in it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
My soul pineth for Thy salvation; In Thy word do I hope.

Literal Standard Version
[KAPH] My soul has been consumed for Your salvation, "" I have hoped for Your word.

NET Bible
I desperately long for your deliverance. I find hope in your word.

New Heart English Bible
KAPH. My soul faints for your salvation. I hope in your word.

World English Bible
My soul faints for your salvation. I hope in your word.

Young's Literal Translation
Kaph. Consumed for Thy salvation hath been my soul, For Thy word I have hoped.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
80May my heart be blameless in Your statutes, that I may not be put to shame. 81My soul faints for Your salvation; I wait for Your word. 82My eyes fail, looking for Your promise; I ask, “When will You comfort me?”…

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

Psalm 84:2
My soul longs, even faints, for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.

Psalm 119:43
Never take Your word of truth from my mouth, for I hope in Your judgments.

Psalm 119:166
I wait for Your salvation, O LORD, and I carry out Your commandments.

Psalm 130:5
I wait for the LORD; my soul does wait, and in His word I put my hope.


Treasury of Scripture

My soul faints for your salvation: but I hope in your word.

fainteth

Psalm 119:20,40
My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times…

Psalm 42:1,2
To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah. As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God…

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

but I

Psalm 119:42,74,77,114
So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word…









CAPH.

(81) Fainteth.--The same Hebrew word as fail in the next verse.

Verse 81. - My soul fainteth for thy salvation (comp. Psalm 84:2). The phrase used expresses the most intense desire possible. But I hope in thy Word. (So also ver. 74.) While almost fainting, the psalmist is sustained by his hope and trust in God's promises.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

faints
כָּלְתָ֣ה (kā·lə·ṯāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3615: To be complete, at an end, finished, accomplished, or spent

for Your salvation;
לִתְשׁוּעָתְךָ֣ (liṯ·šū·‘ā·ṯə·ḵā)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8668: Deliverance, salvation

I wait
יִחָֽלְתִּי׃ (yi·ḥā·lə·tî)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3176: To wait, to be patient, hope

for Your word.
לִדְבָרְךָ֥ (liḏ·ḇā·rə·ḵā)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause


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