Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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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Watsons

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Context Readings

The Righteous Will Live By Faith

1 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. 2 And Jehovah answereth me and saith: 'Write a vision, and explain on the tables, That he may run who is reading it.


Cross References

Psalm 85:8

I hear what God Jehovah speaketh, For He speaketh peace unto His people, And unto His saints, and they turn not back to folly.

Isaiah 21:8

And he crieth -- a lion, 'On a watch-tower my lord, I am standing continually by day, And on my ward I am stationed whole nights.

2 Samuel 18:24

And David is sitting between the two gates, and the watchman goeth unto the roof of the gate, unto the wall, and lifteth up his eyes, and looketh, and lo, a man running by himself.

2 Kings 9:17

And the watchman is standing on the tower in Jezreel, and seeth the company of Jehu in his coming, and saith, 'A company I see;' and Joram saith, 'Take a rider and send to meet them, and let him say, Is there peace?'

2 Kings 17:9

and the sons of Israel do covertly things that are not right against Jehovah their God, and build for them high places in all their cities, from a tower of the watchers unto the fenced city,

Job 23:5-7

I know the words He doth answer me, And understand what He saith to me.

Job 31:35

Who giveth to me a hearing? lo, my mark. The Mighty One doth answer me, And a bill hath mine adversary written.

Job 31:37

The number of my steps I tell Him, As a leader I approach Him.

Psalm 5:3

Jehovah, at morning Thou hearest my voice, At morning I set in array for Thee, And I look out.

Psalm 73:16-17

And I think to know this, Perverseness it is in mine eyes,

Isaiah 21:5

Arrange the table, watch in the watch-tower, Eat, drink, rise, ye heads, anoint the shield,

Isaiah 21:11-12

The burden of Dumah. Unto me is one calling from Seir 'Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?'

Isaiah 62:6

'On thy walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen, All the day, and all the night, Continually, they are not silent.' O ye remembrancers of Jehovah, Keep not silence for yourselves,

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous art Thou, O Jehovah, When I plead towards thee, Only, judgments do I speak with Thee, Wherefore did the way of the wicked prosper? At rest have been all treacherous dealers.

Habakkuk 1:12-17

Art not Thou of old, O Jehovah, my God, my Holy One? We do not die, O Jehovah, For judgment Thou hast appointed it, And, O Rock, for reproof Thou hast founded it.

2 Corinthians 13:3

since a proof ye seek of the Christ speaking in me, who to you is not infirm, but is powerful in you,

Galatians 1:16

to reveal His Son in me, that I might proclaim him good news among the nations, immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood,

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