Parallel Verses

King James 2000

I have set watchmen upon your walls, O Jerusalem, who shall never hold their peace day nor night: you that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence.

New American Standard Bible

On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen; All day and all night they will never keep silent You who remind the LORD, take no rest for yourselves;

King James Version

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence,

Holman Bible

Jerusalem,
I have appointed watchmen on your walls;
they will never be silent, day or night.
There is no rest for you,
who remind the Lord.

International Standard Version

"Upon your walls, Jerusalem, I have posted watchmen; all day and all night they won't remain silent. You who make mention of the LORD, take no rest,

A Conservative Version

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem. They shall never keep silent day nor night. Ye who are LORD's reminders, take ye no rest,

American Standard Version

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem; they shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that are Jehovah's remembrancers, take ye no rest,

Amplified

I have set watchmen upon your walls, O Jerusalem, who will never hold their peace day or night; you who [are His servants and by your prayers] put the Lord in remembrance [of His promises], keep not silence,

Bible in Basic English

I have put watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; they will not keep quiet day or night: you who are the Lord's recorders, take no rest,

Darby Translation

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, Jerusalem; all the day and all the night they shall never hold their peace: ye that put Jehovah in remembrance, keep not silence,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night; ye that make mention of the LORD, do not keep silent

Julia Smith Translation

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I have appointed watchmen upon your walls, Jerusalem; all day and all night they shall never be silent. You who profess Yahweh have no rest.

Modern King James verseion

I have set watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem, who will not always be silent all the day nor all the night; you who remember Jehovah, do not be silent.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Upon the walls of Jerusalem, I have set keepers which shall never cease, neither by day nor yet by night.

NET Bible

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!

New Heart English Bible

I have set watchmen on your walls, Jerusalem; they shall never be silent, day or night. You who call on the LORD, take no rest,

The Emphasized Bible

Upon thy walls O Jerusalem, have I appointed watchmen, All the day and all the night through, let them not hold their peace, - O ye that put Yahweh in mind, Do not take rest to yourselves,

Webster

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence,

World English Bible

I have set watchmen on your walls, Jerusalem; they shall never hold their peace day nor night: you who call on Yahweh, take no rest,

Youngs Literal Translation

'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,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

חומה 
Chowmah 
Usage: 133

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

חשׁה 
Chashah 
Usage: 15

day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

of the Lord

Usage: 0

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Zion's New Identity

5 For as a young man marries a virgin, so shall your sons marry you: and as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so shall your God rejoice over you. 6 I have set watchmen upon your walls, O Jerusalem, who shall never hold their peace day nor night: you that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence. 7 And give him no rest, till he establishes, and till he makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth.


Cross References

Isaiah 52:8

Your watchmen shall lift up their voice; with the voice together shall they sing: for they shall see eye to eye, when the LORD shall bring again Zion.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.

2 Chronicles 8:14

And he appointed, according to the order of David his father, the divisions of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their charges, to praise and serve before the priests, as the duty of every day required: the gatekeepers also by their divisions at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.

Ezekiel 3:17-21

Son of man, I have made you a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Ezekiel 33:2-9

Son of man, speak to the children of your people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man from their territory, and set him for their watchman:

Psalm 74:2

Remember your congregation, which you have purchased of old; the tribe of your inheritance, which you have redeemed; this mount Zion, where you have dwelt.

Jeremiah 6:17

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

Genesis 32:26

And he said, Let me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let you go, except you bless me.

Psalm 134:1-2

[A song of ascents.] Behold, bless you the LORD, all you servants of the LORD, who by night stand in the house of the LORD.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until its righteousness goes forth as brightness, and its salvation as a lamp that burns.

Luke 11:5-13

And he said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves;

Hebrews 13:17

Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

Genesis 32:12

And you said, I will surely do you good, and make your descendants as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.

Numbers 14:17-19

And now, I beseech you, let the power of my LORD be great, according as you have spoken, saying,

Psalm 74:18

Remember this, that the enemy has reproached, O LORD, and that the foolish people have blasphemed your name.

Song of Songs 3:3

The watchmen that go about the city found me: to whom I said, Saw you him whom my soul loves?

Song of Songs 5:7

The watchmen that went about the city found me, they struck me, they wounded me; the keepers of the walls took away my veil from me.

Isaiah 43:26

Put me in remembrance: let us contend together: state your case, that you may be proved right.

Matthew 15:22-27

And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same regions, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, you son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a demon.

Luke 18:1-8

And he spoke a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Luke 18:39

And they who went before rebuked him, that he should hold his peace: but he cried so much the more, You son of David, have mercy on me.

Acts 10:4

And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Your prayers and your alms are come up for a memorial before God.

Acts 10:31

And said, Cornelius, your prayer is heard, and your alms are had in remembrance in the sight of God.

1 Corinthians 12:28

And God has set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helpers, administrators, various kinds of tongues.

Ephesians 4:11-12

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

1 Thessalonians 5:17

Pray without ceasing.

Revelation 4:6-8

And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal: and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four living creatures full of eyes in front and behind.

Revelation 6:10

And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, do you not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?

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