Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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.

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 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. 2 The Lord responded: "Write down this message! Record it legibly on tablets, so the one who announces it may read it easily.


Cross References

Psalm 85:8

I will listen to what God the Lord says. For he will make peace with his people, his faithful followers. Yet they must not return to their foolish ways.

Isaiah 21:8

Then the guard cries out: "On the watchtower, O sovereign master, I stand all day long; at my post I am stationed every night.

2 Samuel 18:24

Now David was sitting between the inner and outer gates, and the watchman went up to the roof over the gate at the wall. When he looked, he saw a man running by himself.

2 Kings 9:17

Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel and saw Jehu's troops approaching. He said, "I see troops!" Jehoram ordered, "Send a rider out to meet them and have him ask, 'Is everything all right?'"

2 Kings 17:9

The Israelites said things about the Lord their God that were not right. They built high places in all their cities, from the watchtower to the fortress.

Job 23:5-7

I would know with what words he would answer me, and understand what he would say to me.

Job 31:35

"If only I had someone to hear me! Here is my signature -- let the Almighty answer me! If only I had an indictment that my accuser had written.

Job 31:37

I would give him an accounting of my steps; like a prince I would approach him.

Psalm 5:3

Lord, in the morning you will hear me; in the morning I will present my case to you and then wait expectantly for an answer.

Psalm 73:16-17

When I tried to make sense of this, it was troubling to me.

Isaiah 21:5

Arrange the table, lay out the carpet, eat and drink! Get up, you officers, smear oil on the shields!

Isaiah 21:11-12

Here is a message about Dumah: Someone calls to me from Seir, "Watchman, what is left of the night? Watchman, what is left of the night?"

Isaiah 62:6

I post watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; they should keep praying all day and all night. You who pray to the Lord, don't be silent!

Jeremiah 12:1

Lord, you have always been fair whenever I have complained to you. However, I would like to speak with you about the disposition of justice. Why are wicked people successful? Why do all dishonest people have such easy lives?

Habakkuk 1:12-17

Lord, you have been active from ancient times; my sovereign God, you are immortal. Lord, you have made them your instrument of judgment. Protector, you have appointed them as your instrument of punishment.

2 Corinthians 13:3

since you are demanding proof that Christ is speaking through me. He is not weak toward you but is powerful among you.

Galatians 1:16

to reveal his Son in me so that I could preach him among the Gentiles, I did not go to ask advice from any human being,

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