Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 40:12 in English Standard Version "For evils have encompassed me beyond number; my iniquities have overtaken me, and I cannot see; they are more than the hairs of my head; my heart fails me." Ps 38:4 For my iniquities have gone over my head; like a heavy burden, they are too heavy for me. Ps 38:10 My heart throbs; my strength fails me, and the light of my eyes—it also has gone from me. Ps 69:4 More in number than the hairs of my head are those who hate me without cause; mighty are those who would destroy me, those who attack me with lies. What I did not steal must I now restore? Ps 73:26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Ps 116:3 The snares of death encompassed me; the pangs of Sheol laid hold on me; I suffered distress and anguish.