Parallel Verses

Amplified

My soul yearns for You [O Lord] in the night, yes, my spirit within me seeks You earnestly; for [only] when Your judgments are in the earth will the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God).

New American Standard Bible

At night my soul longs for You, Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently; For when the earth experiences Your judgments The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

King James Version

With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

Holman Bible

I long for You in the night;
yes, my spirit within me diligently seeks You,
for when Your judgments are in the land,
the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

International Standard Version

My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me searches for you. For when your judgments come upon the earth, the world's inhabitants learn righteousness.

A Conservative Version

With my soul I have desired thee in the night. Yea, with my spirit within me I will seek thee earnestly. For when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

American Standard Version

With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee earnestly: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Bible in Basic English

In the night the desire of my soul has been for you; early will my spirit be searching for you; for when your punishments come on the earth, the people of the world will get the knowledge of righteousness.

Darby Translation

With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

With my soul I desire thee in the night; yea, even as long as the spirit is within me I will seek thee early: for as long as thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Julia Smith Translation

My soul desired thee in the night; also my spirit in the midst of me I will seek thee: for when thy judgments to the earth, those dwelling in the habitable globe will learn justice.

King James 2000

With my soul have I desired you in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek you early: for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I desire you [with all] my soul in the night; also I seek you [with] my spirit within me, for when your judgments [are] {upon} the earth, [the] inhabitants of [the] world learn righteousness.

Modern King James verseion

With my soul I desired You in the night; yea, with my spirit within me I will seek You early; for when Your judgments are in the earth, the people of the world learn righteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My soul lusteth after thee all the night long, and my mind hasteth freely to thee. For as soon as thy judgment is known to the world, then the inhabiters of the earth learn righteousness.

NET Bible

I look for you during the night, my spirit within me seeks you at dawn, for when your judgments come upon the earth, those who live in the world learn about justice.

New Heart English Bible

With my soul have I desired you in the night. Yes, with my spirit within me will I seek you earnestly; for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

The Emphasized Bible

With my soul, longed I for thee in the night, Yea with my spirit within me, I kept on searching for thee, - For, when thy regulations extend to the earth, The inhabitants of the world will have learned, righteousness.

Webster

With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yes, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

World English Bible

With my soul have I desired you in the night. Yes, with my spirit within me will I seek you earnestly; for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Youngs Literal Translation

With my soul I desired Thee in the night, Also, with my spirit within me I seek Thee earnestly, For when Thy judgments are on the earth, The inhabitants of the world have learned righteousness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
With my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

thee in the night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

yea, with my spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

me will I seek thee early
שׁחר 
Shachar 
Usage: 12

are in the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

of the world
תּבל 
Tebel 
Usage: 36

will learn
למד 
Lamad 
Usage: 86

References

Fausets

Hastings

Images Isaiah 26:9

Prayers for Isaiah 26:9

Context Readings

Yahweh's People Vindicated

8 Yes, in the path of Your judgments, O Lord, we wait [expectantly] for You; our heartfelt desire is for Your name and for the remembrance of You. 9 My soul yearns for You [O Lord] in the night, yes, my spirit within me seeks You earnestly; for [only] when Your judgments are in the earth will the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God). 10 Though favor is shown to the wicked, yet they do not learn righteousness; in the land of uprightness they deal perversely and refuse to see the majesty of the Lord.


Cross References

Psalm 63:1

O God, You are my God, earnestly will I seek You; my inner self thirsts for You, my flesh longs and is faint for You, in a dry and weary land where no water is.

Matthew 6:33

But seek ( aim at and strive after) first of all His kingdom and His righteousness ( His way of doing and being right), and then all these things taken together will be given you besides.

Psalm 119:62

At midnight I will rise to give thanks to You because of Your righteous ordinances.

Proverbs 8:17

I love those who love me, and those who seek me early and diligently shall find me.

Hosea 5:15

I will return to My place [on high] until they acknowledge their offense and feel their guilt and seek My face; in their affliction and distress they will seek, inquire for, and require Me earnestly, saying,

Luke 6:12

Now in those days it occurred that He went up into a mountain to pray, and spent the whole night in prayer to God.

Revelation 11:13

And at that [very] hour there was a tremendous earthquake and one tenth of the city was destroyed (fell); seven thousand people perished in the earthquake, and those who remained were filled with dread and terror and were awe-struck, and they glorified the God of heaven.

Numbers 14:21-23

But truly as I live and as all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord,

Psalm 58:11

Men will say, Surely there is a reward for the [uncompromisingly] righteous; surely there is a God Who judges on the earth.

Psalm 63:6-7

When I remember You upon my bed and meditate on You in the night watches.

Psalm 64:9

And all men shall [reverently] fear and be in awe; and they will declare the work of God, for they will wisely consider and acknowledge that it is His doing.

Psalm 77:2-3

In the day of my trouble I seek (inquire of and desperately require) the Lord; in the night my hand is stretched out [in prayer] without slacking up; I refuse to be comforted.

Psalm 78:34

When He slew [some of] them, [the remainder] inquired after Him diligently, and they repented and sincerely sought God [for a time].

Psalm 83:18

That they may know that You, Whose name alone is the Lord, are the Most High over all the earth.

Psalm 130:6

I am looking and waiting for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning, I say, more than watchmen for the morning.

Song of Songs 3:1-4

In the night I dreamed that I sought the one whom I love. [She said] I looked for him but could not find him.

Song of Songs 5:2-8

I went to sleep, but my heart stayed awake. [I dreamed that I heard] the voice of my beloved as he knocked [at the door of my mother's cottage]. Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my spotless one [he said], for I am wet with the [heavy] night dew; my hair is covered with it.

Isaiah 27:9

Only on this condition shall the iniquity of Jacob (Israel) be forgiven and purged, and this shall be the full fruit [God requires] for taking away his sin: that [Israel] should make all the stones of the [idol] altars like chalk stones crushed to pieces, so that the Asherim and the sun-images shall not remain standing or rise again.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek, inquire for, and require the Lord while He may be found [claiming Him by necessity and by right]; call upon Him while He is near.

Mark 1:35

And in the morning, long before daylight, He got up and went out to a deserted place, and there He prayed.

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