Psalm 38:4
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
For my iniquities have overwhelmed me; they are a burden too heavy to bear.

Young's Literal Translation
For mine iniquities have passed over my head, As a heavy burden—too heavy for me.

King James Bible
For mine iniquities are gone over mine head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me.

כִּ֣י (kî)
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

my iniquities
עֲ֭וֺנֹתַי (‘ă·wō·nō·ṯay)
Noun - common plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

have overwhelmed
עָבְר֣וּ (‘ā·ḇə·rū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

רֹאשִׁ֑י (rō·šî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 7218: The head

they are a burden
כְּמַשָּׂ֥א (kə·maś·śā)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4853: A burden, tribute, porterage, an utterance, chiefly a, doom, singing, mental, desire

too heavy
כָ֝בֵ֗ד (ḵā·ḇêḏ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 3515: Heavy

to bear.
יִכְבְּד֥וּ (yiḵ·bə·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3513: To be heavy, weighty, or burdensome


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