Psalm 41:3
New International Version
The LORD sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.

New Living Translation
The LORD nurses them when they are sick and restores them to health.

English Standard Version
The LORD sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness you restore him to full health.

Berean Study Bible
The LORD will sustain him on his bed of illness and restore him from his bed of sickness.

King James Bible
The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.

New King James Version
The LORD will strengthen him on his bed of illness; You will sustain him on his sickbed.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD will sustain him upon his sickbed; In his illness, You restore him to health.

NASB 1995
The LORD will sustain him upon his sickbed; In his illness, You restore him to health.

NASB 1977
The LORD will sustain him upon his sickbed; In his illness, Thou dost restore him to health.

Amplified Bible
The LORD will sustain and strengthen him on his sickbed; In his illness, You will restore him to health.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed; you will heal him on the bed where he lies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed; You will heal him on the bed where he lies.

American Standard Version
Jehovah will support him upon the couch of languishing: Thou makest all his bed in his sickness.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
LORD JEHOVAH will sustain him upon the bed of his afflictions and will change all his bed in his sickness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
May the Lord help him upon the bed of his pain; thou hast made all his bed in his sickness.

Contemporary English Version
You always heal them and restore their strength when they are sick.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord help him on his bed of sorrow : thou hast turned all his couch in his sickness.

English Revised Version
The LORD will support him upon the couch of languishing: thou makest all his bed in his sickness.

Good News Translation
The LORD will help them when they are sick and will restore them to health.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD will support him on his sickbed. You will restore this person to health when he is ill.

International Standard Version
The LORD will uphold him even on his sickbed; you will transform his bed of illness into health.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD support him upon the bed of illness; Mayest Thou turn all his lying down in his sickness.

Literal Standard Version
YHWH supports [him] on a bed of sickness, You have turned his bed in his weakness.

NET Bible
The LORD supports him on his sickbed; you completely heal him from his illness.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed, and restore him from his bed of illness.

World English Bible
Yahweh will sustain him on his sickbed, and restore him from his bed of illness.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah supporteth on a couch of sickness, All his bed Thou hast turned in his weakness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Blessed is He who Cares for the Poor
2The LORD will protect and preserve him; He will bless him in the land and refuse to surrender him to the will of his foes. 3The LORD will sustain him on his bed of illness and restore him from his bed of sickness. 4I said, “O LORD, be gracious to me; heal me, for I have sinned against You.”…

Cross References
Exodus 15:26
saying, "If you will listen carefully to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His eyes, and pay attention to His commands, and keep all His statutes, then I will not bring on you any of the diseases I inflicted on the Egyptians. For I am the LORD who heals you."

Psalm 41:2
The LORD will protect and preserve him; He will bless him in the land and refuse to surrender him to the will of his foes.

Psalm 41:4
I said, "O LORD, be gracious to me; heal me, for I have sinned against You."


Treasury of Scripture

The LORD will strengthen him on the bed of languishing: you will make all his bed in his sickness.

strengthen

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

2 Kings 1:6,16
And they said unto him, There came a man up to meet us, and said unto us, Go, turn again unto the king that sent you, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Is it not because there is not a God in Israel, that thou sendest to inquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron? therefore thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die…

2 Kings 20:5,6
Turn again, and tell Hezekiah the captain of my people, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will heal thee: on the third day thou shalt go up unto the house of the LORD…

make [heb.









(3) Will strengthen.--Literally, will prop him up, support him.

Wilt make.--Literally, hast turned. Some think with literal allusion to the fact that the Oriental bed was merely a mat, which could be turned while the sick man was propped up. But such literalness is not necessary. To turn here is to change, as in Psalm 66:6; Psalm 105:29, and what the poet says is that, as in past times, Divine help has come to change his sickness into health, so he confidently expects it will be now, "in his sickness" being equivalent to "in the time of his sickness."

Verse 3. - The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing. If he falls into a sickness, God will support him through it. Thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness; literally, thou wilt turn all his bed; i.e. rearrange it, turn its cushions, make it such that he can comfortably lie on it (see Kay, who quotes Bellarmine). Others understand, "Thou wilt change his couch from one of sickness to one of convalescence."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The LORD
יְֽהוָ֗ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

will sustain
יִ֭סְעָדֶנּוּ (yis·‘ā·ḏen·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5582: To support, sustain, stay

him on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

his bed
עֶ֣רֶשׂ (‘e·reś)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6210: A couch, divan

of illness
דְּוָ֑י (də·wāy)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1741: Sickness, loathing

and restore him
הָפַ֥כְתָּ (hā·p̄aḵ·tā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 2015: To turn about, over, to change, overturn, return, pervert

from his bed
מִ֝שְׁכָּב֗וֹ (miš·kā·ḇōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4904: Place of lying, a couch, act of lying

of sickness.
בְחָלְיֽוֹ׃ (ḇə·ḥā·lə·yōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2483: Malady, anxiety, calamity


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