Psalms 69 :23

Psalms 69 :23 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.

King James Version (KJV)

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see; And make their loins continually to shake.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Let their eyes be blind so that they may not see; let their bodies for ever be shaking.

Webster's Revision

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.

World English Bible

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they can't see. Let their backs be continually bent.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.

Definitions for Psalms 69 :23

Let - To hinder or obstruct.
Loins - The lower back; waist.

Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 69 :23

Barnes' Commentary on Psalms 69 :23

Let their eyes be darkened ... - See the notes at Romans 11:10.

And make their loins continually to shake - As under a heavy burden. The apostle Romans 11:10 varies the language, but retains the idea: "and bow down their back alway."

Wesley's Commentary on Psalms 69 :23

69:23 Eyes - Not the eyes of their bodies, but of their minds: as they that shut their eyes and will not see, so they shall be judicially blinded. To shake - To take away their strength.
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