Parallel Verses

Amplified

This was [my lot]; by day the heat consumed me and by night the cold, and I could not sleep.

New American Standard Bible

"Thus I was: by day the heat consumed me and the frost by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.

King James Version

Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.

Holman Bible

There I was—the heat consumed me by day and the frost by night, and sleep fled from my eyes.

International Standard Version

As it was, I was attacked by drought during the day and by cold at night. I never got any decent rest.

A Conservative Version

Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.

American Standard Version

Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from mine eyes.

Bible in Basic English

This was my condition, wasted by heat in the day and by the bitter cold at night; and sleep went from my eyes.

Darby Translation

Thus it was with me: in the day the heat consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from mine eyes.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

By day the drought consumed me, and by night, the frost; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.

Julia Smith Translation

I was in the day, the drought consumed me, and cold in the night, and sleep will flee away from mine eyes.

King James 2000

Thus I was; in the day the heat consumed me, and the cold by night; and my sleep departed from my eyes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[There] I was, during the day the heat consumed me, and the cold by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.

Modern King James verseion

I was there; in the day the heat consumed me, and the frost by night. And my sleep departed from my eyes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover, by day the heat consumed me, and the cold by night, and my sleep departed from mine eyes.

NET Bible

I was consumed by scorching heat during the day and by piercing cold at night, and I went without sleep.

New Heart English Bible

This was my situation: in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from my eyes.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus have I been - By day, drought hath consumed me, And, frost, by, night, - So that my sleep fled away from mine eyes.

Webster

Thus I was; in the day the drouth consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from my eyes.

World English Bible

This was my situation: in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from my eyes.

Youngs Literal Translation

I have been thus: in the day consumed me hath drought, and frost by night, and wander doth my sleep from mine eyes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Thus I was in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

the drought
חרב 
Choreb 
Usage: 16

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

me, and the frost
קרח קרח 
Qerach 
Usage: 7

by night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

and my sleep
שׁנא שׁנה 
Shehah 
Usage: 23

נדד 
Nadad 
Usage: 28

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Jacob Flees From Laban

39 I did not bring you [the carcasses of the animals] torn by wild beasts; I bore the loss of it; you required of me [to make good] all that was stolen, whether it occurred by day or by night. 40 This was [my lot]; by day the heat consumed me and by night the cold, and I could not sleep. 41 I have been twenty years in your house. I served you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flocks; and you have changed my wages ten times.



Cross References

Exodus 2:19-22

They said, An Egyptian delivered us from the shepherds; also he drew water for us and watered the flock.

Exodus 3:1

Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the back or west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb or Sinai, the mountain of God.

Psalm 78:70-71

He chose David His servant and took him from the sheepfolds;

Hosea 12:12

Jacob fled into the open country of Aram or Padan-aram, and [there] Israel served for a wife, and for a wife he herded sheep.

Luke 2:8

And in that vicinity there were shepherds living [out under the open sky] in the field, watching [in shifts] over their flock by night.

John 21:15-17

When they had eaten, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these [others do -- "with reasoning, intentional, spiritual devotion, as one loves the Father]? He said to Him, Yes, Lord, You know that I love You [that I have deep, instinctive, personal affection for You, as for a close friend]. He said to him, Feed My lambs.

Hebrews 13:7

Remember your leaders and superiors in authority [for it was they] who brought to you the Word of God. Observe attentively and consider their manner of living (the outcome of their well-spent lives) and imitate their faith ( their conviction that God exists and is the Creator and Ruler of all things, the Provider and Bestower of eternal salvation through Christ, and their leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).

1 Peter 5:2-4

Tend (nurture, guard, guide, and fold) the flock of God that is [your responsibility], not by coercion or constraint, but willingly; not dishonorably motivated by the advantages and profits [belonging to the office], but eagerly and cheerfully;

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