Psalm 31:12
New International Version
I am forgotten as though I were dead; I have become like broken pottery.

New Living Translation
I am ignored as if I were dead, as if I were a broken pot.

English Standard Version
I have been forgotten like one who is dead; I have become like a broken vessel.

Berean Study Bible
I am forgotten like a dead man, out of mind. I am like a broken vessel.

King James Bible
I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel.

New King James Version
I am forgotten like a dead man, out of mind; I am like a broken vessel.

New American Standard Bible
I am forgotten like a dead person, out of mind; I am like a broken vessel.

NASB 1995
I am forgotten as a dead man, out of mind; I am like a broken vessel.

NASB 1977
I am forgotten as a dead man, out of mind, I am like a broken vessel.

Amplified Bible
I am forgotten like a dead man, out of mind; I am like a broken vessel.

Christian Standard Bible
I am forgotten: gone from memory like a dead person—like broken pottery.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I am forgotten: gone from memory like a dead person—like broken pottery.

American Standard Version
I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I am forgotten, like one dead to the heart, and I have been like a lost item.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I have been forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am become as a broken vessel.

Contemporary English Version
I am completely forgotten like someone dead. I am merely a broken dish.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I am forgotten as one dead from the heart. I am become as a vessel that is destroyed.

English Revised Version
I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel.

Good News Translation
Everyone has forgotten me, as though I were dead; I am like something thrown away.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I have faded from memory as if I were dead and have become like a piece of broken pottery.

International Standard Version
Like a dead man, I am forgotten in their thoughts — like broken pottery.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind; I am like a useless vessel.

Literal Standard Version
I have been forgotten as dead, out of mind, I have been as a perishing vessel.

NET Bible
I am forgotten, like a dead man no one thinks about; I am regarded as worthless, like a broken jar.

New Heart English Bible
I am forgotten from their hearts like a dead man. I am like broken pottery.

World English Bible
I am forgotten from their hearts like a dead man. I am like broken pottery.

Young's Literal Translation
I have been forgotten as dead out of mind, I have been as a perishing vessel.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Into Your Hands I Commit My Spirit
11Among all my enemies I am a disgrace, and among my neighbors even more. I am dreaded by my friends—they flee when they see me on the street. 12I am forgotten like a dead man, out of mind. I am like a broken vessel. 13For I hear the slander of many; there is terror on every side. They conspire against me and plot to take my life.…

Cross References
Genesis 40:23
The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot all about him.

Psalm 88:5
I am forsaken among the dead, like the slain who lie in the grave, whom You remember no more, who are cut off from Your care.

Jeremiah 22:28
Is this man Coniah a despised and shattered pot, a jar that no one wants? Why are he and his descendants hurled out and cast into a land they do not know?


Treasury of Scripture

I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel.

forgotten

Psalm 88:4,5
I am counted with them that go down into the pit: I am as a man that hath no strength: …

Isaiah 38:11,12
I said, I shall not see the LORD, even the LORD, in the land of the living: I shall behold man no more with the inhabitants of the world…

a broken vessel [heb.

Psalm 2:9
Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

Psalm 119:83
For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes.

Isaiah 30:14
And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters' vessel that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare: so that there shall not be found in the bursting of it a sherd to take fire from the hearth, or to take water withal out of the pit.









(12) Broken vessel.--A favourite image with Jeremiah (Jeremiah 19:11; Jeremiah 22:28; Jeremiah 25:34; Jeremiah 48:38), but not peculiar to him among the prophets. (Comp. Hosea 8:8, and see Introduction to this psalm.)

Verse 12. - I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind (comp. Psalm 88:5). I am like a broken vessel. Of no value to any one; only fit to be thrown away.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I am forgotten
נִ֭שְׁכַּחְתִּי (niš·kaḥ·tî)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7911: To mislay, to be oblivious of, from want of memory, attention

like a dead man,
כְּמֵ֣ת (kə·mêṯ)
Preposition-k | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill

out of mind.
מִלֵּ֑ב (mil·lêḇ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

I am
הָ֝יִ֗יתִי (hā·yî·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

like a broken
אֹבֵֽד׃ (’ō·ḇêḏ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 6: To wander away, lose oneself, to perish

vessel.
כִּכְלִ֥י (kiḵ·lî)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus


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