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Psalms 88:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For my soul is full of troubles, And my life draweth nigh unto Sheol.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For my soul is full of troubles: and my life draweth nigh unto the grave.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For my soul has had enough troubles, And my life has drawn near to Sheol.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For my soul is full of troubles: and my life draweth nigh to the grave.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For my soul is full of troubles, and my life draweth nigh to Sheol.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For my soul, is sated with misfortunes, And, my life—unto Hades, hath drawn near;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For my soul hath been full of evils, And my life hath come to Sheol.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For my soul is filled with evils: and my life hath drawn nigh to hell.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For my soule is full of troubles: and my life draweth nigh vnto the graue.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For my soul is filled with troubles, and my life has drawn nigh to the grave{gr.Hades}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For my soul is full of troubles: and my life draweth nigh unto the grave.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
my soul 5315
{5315} Prime
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
is full 7646
{7646} Prime
A primitive root; to sate, that is, fill to satisfaction (literally or figuratively).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
of troubles: 7451
{7451} Prime
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun.
and my life 2416
{2416} Prime
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
draweth nigh 5060
{5060} Prime
A primitive root; properly to touch, that is, lay the hand upon (for any purpose; euphemistically, to lie with a woman); by implication to reach (figuratively to arrive, acquire); violently, to strike (punish, defeat, destroy, etc.).
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
unto the grave. 7585
{7585} Prime
From H7592; hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranian retreat), including its accessories and inmates.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 88:3

_ _ grave — literally, “hell” (Psalms 16:10), death in wide sense.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 88:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 88:14-15 LORD, why castest thou off my soul? [why] hidest thou thy face from me? ... I [am] afflicted and ready to die from [my] youth up: [while] I suffer thy terrors I am distracted.
Psalms 22:11-21 Be not far from me; for trouble [is] near; for [there is] none to help. ... Save me from the lion's mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.
Psalms 69:17-21 And hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in trouble: hear me speedily. ... They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
Psalms 77:2 In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted.
Psalms 143:3-4 For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead. ... Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.
Job 6:2-4 Oh that my grief were throughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together! ... For the arrows of the Almighty [are] within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.
Isaiah 53:3 He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were [our] faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
Isaiah 53:10-11 Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put [him] to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see [his] seed, he shall prolong [his] days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand. ... He shall see of the travail of his soul, [and] shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.
Lamentations 3:15-19 He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath made me drunken with wormwood. ... Remembering mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.
Matthew 26:37-39 And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and very heavy. ... And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou [wilt].
Mark 14:33-34 And he taketh with him Peter and James and John, and began to be sore amazed, and to be very heavy; ... And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: tarry ye here, and watch.


Psalms 107:18 Their soul abhorreth all manner of meat; and they draw near unto the gates of death.
Job 33:22 Yea, his soul draweth near unto the grave, and his life to the destroyers.
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Jb 6:2; 33:22. Ps 22:11; 69:17; 77:2; 88:14; 107:18; 143:3. Is 53:3, 10. Lm 3:15. Mt 26:37. Mk 14:33.

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