Psalm 44:25
New International Version
We are brought down to the dust; our bodies cling to the ground.

New Living Translation
We collapse in the dust, lying face down in the dirt.

English Standard Version
For our soul is bowed down to the dust; our belly clings to the ground.

Berean Study Bible
For our soul has sunk to the dust; our bodies cling to the earth.

New American Standard Bible
For our soul has sunk down into the dust; Our body cleaves to the earth.

King James Bible
For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our belly cleaveth unto the earth.

Christian Standard Bible
For we have sunk down to the dust; our bodies cling to the ground.

Contemporary English Version
We are flat on the ground, holding on to the dust.

Good News Translation
We fall crushed to the ground; we lie defeated in the dust.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For we have sunk down to the dust; our bodies cling to the ground.

International Standard Version
For we have collapsed in the dust; our bodies cling to the ground.

NET Bible
For we lie in the dirt, with our bellies pressed to the ground.

New Heart English Bible
For our soul is bowed down to the dust. Our body cleaves to the earth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because our soul is humbled upon the dust and our belly has cleaved to the Earth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Our souls are bowing in the dust. Our bodies cling to the ground.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For our soul is bowed down to the dust; Our belly cleaveth unto the earth.

New American Standard 1977
For our soul has sunk down into the dust; Our body cleaves to the earth.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For our soul is bowed down to the dust; our belly cleaves unto the earth.

King James 2000 Bible
For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our body cleaves unto the earth.

American King James Version
For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our belly sticks to the earth.

American Standard Version
For our soul is bowed down to the dust: Our body cleaveth unto the earth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For our soul has been brought down to the dust; our belly has cleaved to the earth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For our soul is humbled down to the dust : our belly cleaveth to the earth.

Darby Bible Translation
For our soul is bowed down to the dust; our belly cleaveth unto the earth.

English Revised Version
For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our belly cleaveth unto the earth.

Webster's Bible Translation
For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our belly cleaveth to the earth.

World English Bible
For our soul is bowed down to the dust. Our body clings to the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
For bowed to the dust hath our soul, Cleaved to the earth hath our belly.
Study Bible
Redeem Us
24Why do You hide Your face and forget our misery and oppression? 25For our soul has sunk to the dust; our bodies cling to the earth. 26Rise up, be our help! Redeem us on account of Your loving devotion.…
Cross References
Luke 10:11
Even the dust of your town that clings to our feet, we wipe off as a testimony against you. Yet be sure of this: The kingdom of God is near.'

Psalm 107:39
When they are decreased and humbled by oppression, evil, and sorrow,

Psalm 119:25
My soul cleaves to the dust; revive me according to Your word.

Psalm 143:3
For the enemy has pursued my soul, crushing my life to the ground, making me dwell in darkness like those long since dead.

Lamentations 3:20
Surely my soul remembers and is humbled within me.

Treasury of Scripture

For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our belly sticks to the earth.

Psalm 66:11,12
Thou broughtest us into the net; thou laidst affliction upon our loins…

Psalm 119:25
DALETH. My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.

Isaiah 51:23
But I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee; which have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over: and thou hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the street, to them that went over.







Lexicon
For
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

our soul
נַפְשֵׁ֑נוּ (nap̄·šê·nū)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

has sunk
שָׁ֣חָה (šā·ḥāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7743: To sink down

to the dust;
לֶעָפָ֣ר (le·‘ā·p̄ār)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6083: Dust, clay, earth, mud

our bodies
בִּטְנֵֽנוּ׃ (biṭ·nê·nū)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 990: The belly, the womb, the bosom, body of anything

cling
דָּבְקָ֖ה (dā·ḇə·qāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1692: To impinge, cling, adhere, to catch by pursuit

to the earth.
לָאָ֣רֶץ (lā·’ā·reṣ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land
Verse 25. - For our soul is bowed down to the dust; i.e. brought very low, humbled, as it were, to the earth, so weakened that it has no strength in it. Our belly cleaveth unto the earth. The body participates in the soul's depression, and lies prostrate on the ground. 44:17-26 In afflictions, we must not seek relief by any sinful compliance; but should continually meditate on the truth, purity, and knowledge of our heart-searching God. Hearts sins and secret sins are known to God, and must be reckoned for. He knows the secret of the heart, therefore judges of the words and actions. While our troubles do not drive us from our duty to God, we should not suffer them to drive us from our comfort in God. Let us take care that prosperity and ease do not render us careless and lukewarm. The church of God cannot be prevailed on by persecution to forget God; the believer's heart does not turn back from God. The Spirit of prophecy had reference to those who suffered unto death, for the testimony of Christ. Observe the pleas used, ver. 25,26. Not their own merit and righteousness, but the poor sinner's pleas. None that belong to Christ shall be cast off, but every one of them shall be saved, and that for ever. The mercy of God, purchased, promised, and constantly flowing forth, and offered to believers, does away every doubt arising from our sins; while we pray in faith, Redeem us for thy mercies' sake.
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