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Psalms 69:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I am weary with my crying; my throat is dried: Mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— I am weary with my crying; my throat is parched; My eyes fail while I wait for my God.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: my eyes fail while I wait for my God.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I am weary with my crying, my throat is parched; mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I am weary with mine outcry, Parched is my throat,—Mine eyes have become dim, through waiting for my God.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— I have been wearied with my calling, Burnt hath been my throat, Consumed have been mine eyes, waiting for my God.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I have laboured with crying; my jaws are become hoarse, my eyes have failed, whilst I hope in my God.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I am weary of my crying, my throate is dried: mine eyes faile [while] I waite for my God.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— I am weary [of] crying, my throat has become hoarse; mine eyes have failed by my waiting on my God.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my Elohim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I am weary 3021
{3021} Prime
A primitive root; properly to gasp; hence to be exhausted, to tire, to toil.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
of my crying: 7121
{7121} Prime
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
my throat 1627
{1627} Prime
From H1641; the throat (compare H1621) (as roughened by swallowing).
is dried: 2787
{2787} Prime
A primitive root; to glow, that is, literally (to melt, burn, dry up) or figuratively (to show or incite passion).
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
mine eyes 5869
{5869} Prime
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
fail 3615
{3615} Prime
A primitive root; to end, whether intransitively (to cease, be finished, perish) or transitively (to complete, prepare, consume).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
while I wait 3176
{3176} Prime
A primitive root; to wait; by implication to be patient, hope.
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
for my lhm אֱלֹהִים. 430
{0430} Prime
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 69:3

_ _ (Compare Psalms 6:6).

_ _ mine eyes fail — in watching (Psalms 119:82).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 69:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 69:3

I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine (d) eyes fail while I wait for my God.

(d) Though his senses failed him, yet his faith was constant and encouraged him still to pray.

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I am:

Psalms 6:6 I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.
Psalms 13:1-3 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me? ... Consider [and] hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the [sleep of] death;
Psalms 22:2 O my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent.
Hebrews 5:7 Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared;

my throat:

Psalms 69:21 They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
Psalms 22:15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.
John 19:28 After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst.


Psalms 119:82 Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?
Psalms 119:123 Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness.
Deuteronomy 28:32 Thy sons and thy daughters [shall be] given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and fail [with longing] for them all the day long: and [there shall be] no might in thine hand.
Job 11:20 But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope [shall be as] the giving up of the ghost.
Job 16:16 My face is foul with weeping, and on my eyelids [is] the shadow of death;
Isaiah 38:14 Like a crane [or] a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: mine eyes fail [with looking] upward: O LORD, I am oppressed; undertake for me.
Lamentations 2:11 Mine eyes do fail with tears, my bowels are troubled, my liver is poured upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people; because the children and the sucklings swoon in the streets of the city.

I wait:

Psalms 25:21 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on thee.
Psalms 39:7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope [is] in thee.
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Dt 28:32. Jb 11:20; 16:16. Ps 6:6; 13:1; 22:2, 15; 25:21; 39:7; 69:21; 119:82, 123. Is 38:14. Lm 2:11. Jn 19:28. He 5:7.

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