Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

My heart flutters. Horror has frightened me. The twilight that I desired has been turned into trembling to me.

New American Standard Bible

My mind reels, horror overwhelms me; The twilight I longed for has been turned for me into trembling.

King James Version

My heart panted, fearfulness affrighted me: the night of my pleasure hath he turned into fear unto me.

Holman Bible

My heart staggers; horror terrifies me. He has turned my last glimmer of hope into sheer terror.

International Standard Version

And as for my heart, horror has terrified me; the twilight I longed for has started to make me tremble.

American Standard Version

My heart fluttereth, horror hath affrighted me; the twilight that I desired hath been turned into trembling unto me.

Amplified

My mind reels and wanders, horror terrifies me. [In my mind's eye I am at the feast of Belshazzar. I see the defilement of the golden vessels taken from God's temple, I watch the handwriting appear on the wall -- "I know that Babylon's great king is to be slain.] The twilight I looked forward to with pleasure has been turned into fear and trembling for me.

Bible in Basic English

My mind is wandering, fear has overcome me: the evening of my desire has been turned into shaking for me.

Darby Translation

My heart panteth, horror affrighteth me: the night of my pleasure hath he turned into trembling unto me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My heart panted; the horror frightened me; the night of my pleasure he has turned into fear unto me.

Julia Smith Translation

My heart wandered; trembling made me afraid: the evening twilight of my desire he put to me for fear.

King James 2000

My heart panted, fearfulness appalled me: the night of my pleasure has he turned into fear unto me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My {mind} staggers; fear terrifies me; the twilight {I desired} {brought} me fear.

Modern King James verseion

My heart wanders, terror overwhelms me; He has turned the twilight of my pleasure into trembling.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My heart panted, I trembled for fear. The night of my voluptuousness hath he turned against me into fear.

NET Bible

My heart palpitates, I shake in fear; the twilight I desired has brought me terror.

New Heart English Bible

My heart flutters. Horror has frightened me. The twilight that I desired has been turned into trembling for me.

The Emphasized Bible

My heart fluttereth, A horror, terrifieth me, - My twilight of pleasure, hath he turned for me into a time of trembling.

Webster

My heart panted, fearfulness affrighted me: the night of my pleasure hath he turned into fear to me.

World English Bible

My heart flutters. Horror has frightened me. The twilight that I desired has been turned into trembling for me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Wandered hath my heart, trembling hath terrified me, The twilight of my desire He hath made a fear to me,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

תּעה 
Ta`ah 
Usage: 50

פּלּצוּת 
Pallatsuwth 
Usage: 4

בּעת 
Ba`ath 
Usage: 16

me the night
נשׁף 
Nesheph 
Usage: 12

of my pleasure
חשׁק 
Chesheq 
Usage: 3

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

חרדה 
Charadah 
Usage: 9

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Fall Of Babylon

3 Therefore my loins are filled with anguish. Pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman in travail. I am pained so that I cannot hear. I am dismayed so that I cannot see. 4 My heart flutters. Horror has frightened me. The twilight that I desired has been turned into trembling to me. 5 They prepare the table, they set the watch, they eat, they drink. Rise up, ye rulers, anoint the shield.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:67

In the morning thou shall say, Would it were evening! and at evening thou shall say, Would it were morning! for the fear of thy heart which thou shall fear, and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shall see.

1 Samuel 25:36-38

And Abigail came to Nabal, and, behold, he held a feast in his house like the feast of a king. And Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk. Therefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

2 Samuel 13:28-29

And Absalom commanded his servants, saying, Notice ye now, when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, Smite Amnon, then kill him. Fear not; have I not commanded you? Be courageous, and be valiant.

Esther 5:12

Haman said moreover, Yea, Esther the queen let no man come in with the king to the banquet that she had prepared but myself, and tomorrow also I am invited by her together with the king.

Esther 7:6-10

And Esther said, An adversary and an enemy, even this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.

Job 21:11-13

They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.

Isaiah 5:11-14

Woe to those who rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink, who tarry late into the night, till wine inflame them!

Jeremiah 51:39

When they are heated, I will make their feast. And I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, says LORD.

Jeremiah 51:57

And I will make drunk her rulers and her wise men, her governors and her deputies, and her mighty men. And they shall sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, says the King, whose name is LORD of hosts.

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king made a great feast for a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.

Daniel 5:5

In the same hour the fingers of a man's hand came forth, and wrote opposite the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace. And the king saw the part of the hand that wrote.

Daniel 5:30

In that night Belshazzar the Chaldean King was slain.

Nahum 1:10

For entangled like thorns, and drunken as with their drink, they are consumed utterly as dry stubble.

Luke 21:34-36

But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down in debauchery and drunkenness and mundane cares, and that day come upon you sudden.



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