Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

I will stand upon my watch, and be set me upon the fortress, and I will watch to see what he will speak in me, and what I shall turn back upon my reproof.

New American Standard Bible

I will stand on my guard post
And station myself on the rampart;
And I will keep watch to see what He will speak to me,
And how I may reply when I am reproved.

King James Version

I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will watch to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved.

Holman Bible

I will stand at my guard post
and station myself on the lookout tower.
I will watch to see what He will say to me
and what I should reply about my complaint.

International Standard Version

"I will stand at my guard post and station myself on a tower. I will wait and see what the LORD will say about me and what I will answer when he reprimands me."

A Conservative Version

I will stand upon my watch, and set myself upon the tower, and will look forth to see what he will speak with me, and what I shall answer concerning my complaint.

American Standard Version

I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will look forth to see what he will speak with me, and what I shall answer concerning my complaint.

Amplified

I will stand at my guard post
And station myself on the tower;
And I will keep watch to see what He will say to me,
And what answer I will give [as His spokesman] when I am reproved.

Bible in Basic English

I will take my position and be on watch, placing myself on my tower, looking out to see what he will say to me, and what answer he will give to my protest.

Darby Translation

I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will look forth to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer as to my reproof.

King James 2000

I will stand upon my watch, and set myself upon the tower, and will watch to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I will stand at my post, and station myself on [the] rampart. And I will keep watch to see what he will say to me, and what he will answer concerning my complaint.

Modern King James verseion

I will stand on my watch and set myself on the tower, and will watch to see what He will say to me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I stood upon my watch, and set me upon my bulwark, to look and see what he would say unto me, and what answer I should give him that reproveth me.

NET Bible

I will stand at my watch post; I will remain stationed on the city wall. I will keep watching, so I can see what he says to me and can know how I should answer when he counters my argument.

New Heart English Bible

I will stand at my watch, and set myself on the ramparts, and will look out to see what he will say to me, and what I will answer concerning my complaint.

The Emphasized Bible

Upon my watch-tower, will I stand, and will station myself upon the bulwark, - so will I keep outlook, to see - what he will speak with me, and what I shall reply, when I am reproved.

Webster

I will stand upon my watch, and seat myself upon the tower, and will watch to see what he will say to me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved.

World English Bible

I will stand at my watch, and set myself on the ramparts, and will look out to see what he will say to me, and what I will answer concerning my complaint.

Youngs Literal Translation

On my charge I stand, and I station myself on a bulwark, and I watch to see what He doth speak against me, and what I do reply to my reproof.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will stand
עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

upon my watch
משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

and set
יצב 
Yatsab 
Usage: 48

me upon the tower
מצוּר מצור 
Matsowr 
Usage: 26

and will watch
צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

to see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

what he will say
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

unto me, and what I shall answer
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

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Context Readings

The Righteous Will Live By Faith

1 I will stand upon my watch, and be set me upon the fortress, and I will watch to see what he will speak in me, and what I shall turn back upon my reproof. 2 And Jehovah will answer me and say, Write the vision, and grave upon the tablets, so that he shall run reading in it


Cross References

Psalm 85:8

I will hear what God Jehovah shall speak: for he will speak peace to his people, and to his godly ones: and they shall not turn back to folly.

Isaiah 21:8

And he will call, A lion: on the watch-tower my lord, I stand continually in the day, and upon my watch I stand all the night

2 Samuel 18:24

And David will sit between the two gates: and he watching will go to the roof of the gate to the wall, and he lift up his eyes and see, and behold, a man running by himself.

2 Kings 9:17

And he watching stood. upon the tower in Jezreel, and he will see the multitude of Jehu in his coming, and he will say, I see a multitude. And Jehoram will say, Take a horseman and send to meet them, and he shall say, Is it peace?

2 Kings 17:9

And the sons of Israel will cover the words not thus concerning Jehovah their God, and they will build to them heights in all their cities from the tower of those watching even to the fortified city.

Job 23:5-7

I shall know the words he will answer me, and I shall understand what he will say to me.

Job 31:35

Who will give to me hearing to me.? Behold, my sign, the Almighty will answer me, and the man contending with me wrote a book.

Job 31:37

The number of my steps I shall announce to him: as a leader I shall draw near to him.

Psalm 5:3

O Jehovah, the morning thou wilt hear my voice; the morning I will set in order to thee, and I will look about.

Psalm 73:16-17

And I shall think to know this, it is labor in mine eyes.

Isaiah 21:5

Set in order the table; view the watch-tower; eat, drink: arise ye chiefs, anoint the shield.

Isaiah 21:11-12

The burden of Dumah. He called to me from Seir, Watch, what of the night? watch, what of the night?

Isaiah 62:6

I appointed those watching over thy walls, O Jerusalem: all the day and all the night continually they shall not be silent: ye remembering Jehovah, no stillness to you.

Jeremiah 12:1

Just art thou, O Jehovah, for I will strive to thee: surely I will speak judgments with thee: Wherefore did the way of the evil prosper? all they acting faithlessly with treachery were secure?

Habakkuk 1:12-17

Art thou not from of old, O Jehovah, my holy God? We shall not die. O Jehovah, thou didst set him for judgment; and O Rock, thou didst found him for correction.

2 Corinthians 13:3

Since seek proof of Christ speaking in me, who to you is no weak, but has power in you.

Galatians 1:16

To reveal his Son in me, that I might announce him the good news in the nations; I consulted not with flesh and blood:

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