Psalm 119:83
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
forConj
1961 [e]הָ֭יִיתִי
hā-yî-ṯî
I have becomeV-Qal-Perf-1cs
4997 [e]כְּנֹ֣אד
kə-nōḏ
like a wineskinPrep-k | N-ms
7008 [e]בְּקִיט֑וֹר
bə-qî-ṭō-wr;
in smokePrep-b | N-ms
2706 [e]חֻ֝קֶּ֗יךָ
ḥuq-qe-ḵā,
Your statutesN-mpc | 2ms
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
7911 [e]שָׁכָֽחְתִּי׃
šā-ḵā-ḥə-tî.
[Yet] I do forgetV-Qal-Perf-1cs









Hebrew Texts
תהילים 119:83 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּֽי־הָ֭יִיתִי כְּנֹ֣אד בְּקִיטֹ֑ור חֻ֝קֶּ֗יךָ לֹ֣א שָׁכָֽחְתִּי׃

תהילים 119:83 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי־הייתי כנאד בקיטור חקיך לא שכחתי׃

תהילים 119:83 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי־הייתי כנאד בקיטור חקיך לא שכחתי׃

תהילים 119:83 Hebrew Bible
כי הייתי כנאד בקיטור חקיך לא שכחתי׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Though I have become like a wineskin in the smoke, I do not forget Your statutes.

King James Bible
For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Though I have become like a wineskin dried by smoke, I do not forget Your statutes.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

like a bottle in the smoke. As the bottles in the East are made of skin, it is evident that one of these hung up in the smoke must soon be parched, shrivelled up, lose all its strength, and become unsightly and useless. Thus the Psalmist appeared to himself to have become useless and despicable, through and exhausted state of his body and mind, by long bodily afflictions and mental distress.

Psalm 22:15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue sticks to …

Psalm 102:3,4 For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth…

Job 30:30 My skin is black on me, and my bones are burned with heat.

yet do I

Psalm 119:16,61,176 I will delight myself in your statutes: I will not forget your word…

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