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Psalms 38:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But I, as a deaf man, hear not; And I am as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But I, as a deaf [man], heard not; and [I was] as a dumb man [that] openeth not his mouth.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But I, like a deaf man, do not hear; And [I am] like a mute man who does not open his mouth.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But I, as a deaf [man], heard not; and [I was] as a dumb man [that] openeth not his mouth.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But I, as a deaf [man], hear not; and am as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, I, as one deaf, will not hear,—and as one dumb, who will not open his mouth:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And I, as deaf, hear not. And as a dumb one who openeth not his mouth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But I, as a deaf man, heard not: and as a dumb man not opening his mouth.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But I, as a deafe man, heard not; and I [was] as a dumbe man [that] openeth not his mouth.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and was as a dumb man not opening his mouth.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But I, as a deaf [man], heard not; and [I was] as a dumb man [that] openeth not his mouth.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But I, x589
(0589) Complement
אֲנִי
'aniy
{an-ee'}
Contracted from H0595; I.
as a deaf 2795
{2795} Prime
חֵרֵשׁ
cheresh
{khay-rashe'}
From H2790; deaf (whether literal or spiritual).
[man], heard 8085
{8085} Prime
שָׁמַע
shama`
{shaw-mah'}
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not; x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
and [I was] as a dumb man 483
{0483} Prime
אִלֵּם
'illem
{il-lame'}
From H0481; speechless.
[that] openeth 6605
{6605} Prime
פָּתַח
pathach
{paw-thakh'}
A primitive root; to open wide (literally or figuratively); specifically to loosen, begin, plough, carve.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
his mouth. 6310
{6310} Prime
פֶּה
peh
{peh}
From H6284; the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literally or figuratively (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 38:13-14

_ _ He patiently submits, uttering no reproaches or replies (John 19:9) to their insulting speeches;

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 38:12-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 38:13

Dumb — Was silent, to testify his humiliation for his sins, and his acceptation of the punishment which he had brought upon himself.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 38:13

But I, as a (k) deaf [man], heard not; and [I was] as a dumb man [that] openeth not his mouth.

(k) For I can have no audience before men, and therefore patiently wait for the help of God.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 39:2 I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, [even] from good; and my sorrow was stirred.
Psalms 39:9 I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst [it].
2 Samuel 16:10-12 And the king said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah? so let him curse, because the LORD hath said unto him, Curse David. Who shall then say, Wherefore hast thou done so? ... It may be that the LORD will look on mine affliction, and that the LORD will requite me good for his cursing this day.
Isaiah 53:7 He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth.
1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed [himself] to him that judgeth righteously:
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2S 16:10. Ps 39:2, 9. Is 53:7. 1P 2:23.

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