Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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


On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed and stationed watchmen (prophets),
Who will never keep silent day or night;
You who profess the Lord, take no rest for yourselves,

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,

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.

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.

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.

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 And like as a young man taketh a daughter to marriage, so shall God marry himself unto thy sons. And as a bridegroom is glad of his bride, so shall God rejoice over thee. 6 Upon the walls of Jerusalem, I have set keepers which shall never cease, neither by day nor yet by night. 7 And ye that stir up the remembrance of the Lord, see that ye pause not, neither let him have rest until he have prepared and made Jerusalem glorious in the earth.


Cross References

Isaiah 52:8

Thy watchmen shall lift up their voice; with loud voice shall they preach of him. For they shall see him present, when the LORD shall come again to Zion.

Isaiah 56:10

For his watchmen are all blind, they have altogether no understanding. They are all dumb dogs, no being able to bark; they are sleepery, sluggish, and lie snorting.

2 Chronicles 8:14

And Solomon put the sorts of priests in companies as David his father had ordered them, unto the offices, and the Levites unto their wait, for to praise and minister before the priests day by day, and the porters by course at every gate. For so had David the man of God commanded.

Ezekiel 3:17-21

"Thou son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore take good heed to the words, and give them warning at my commandment.

Ezekiel 33:2-9

"Thou son of man, Speak to the children of thy people, and tell them, 'When I send a sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man of their country, and set him to be their watchman:

Psalm 74:2

O think upon thy congregation, whom thou hast purchased, and redeemed of old; the staff of thine inheritance, whom thou hast redeemed, even this hill of Zion wherein thou dwellest.

Jeremiah 6:17

And I will set watchmen over you, and therefore take heed unto the voice of the trumpet. But they say, 'We will not take heed.'

Genesis 32:26

And he said, "Let me go, for the day breaketh." And he said, "I will not let thee go, except thou bless me."

Psalm 134:1-2

{A song of the stairs} Behold now, praise the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD, ye that by night stand in the house of the LORD.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake therefore will I not hold my tongue, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not cease: until their righteousness break forth as a shining light, and their salvation as a burning lamp.

Luke 11:5-13

And he said unto them, "If any of you should have a friend, and should go to him at midnight, and say unto him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves;

Hebrews 13:17

Obey them that have the oversight of you, and submit yourselves to them, for they watch for your souls, even as they that must give accounts for them: that they may do it with joy, and not with grief. For that is an unprofitable thing for you.

Genesis 32:12

Thou saidest that thou wouldest surely do me good, and wouldest make my seed as the sand of the sea which can not be numbered for multitude."

Numbers 14:17-19

So now let the power of my LORD be great, according as thou hast spoken, saying,

Psalm 74:18

Remember this, O LORD, how the enemy rebuketh, and how the foolish people blaspheme thy name.

Song of Songs 3:3

The watchmen that go about the city found me, to whom I said: Saw ye not him whom my soul loveth?

Song of Songs 5:7

So the watchmen that went about the city found me, smote me, and wounded me: Yea they that kept the walls, took away my kerchief from me.

Isaiah 43:26

Put me now in remembrance, for we will reason together, and show what thou hast for thee, to make thee righteous.

Matthew 15:22-27

And behold, a woman which was a Canaanite came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, "Have mercy on me Lord, thou son of David, my daughter is piteously vexed with a devil."

Luke 18:1-8

He put forth a similitude unto them, signifying that men ought always to pray, and not to be weary,

Luke 18:39

And they which went before rebuked him, that he should hold his peace. But he much the more so cried, "Thou son of David, have mercy on me."

Acts 10:4

When he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, "What is it Lord?" He said unto him, "Thy prayers and thy alms are come up into remembrance before God.

Acts 10:31

and said, 'Cornelius, thy prayer is heard, and thine alms deeds are had in remembrance in the sight of God.

1 Corinthians 12:28

And God hath also ordained in the congregation, first the apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, then them that do miracles; after that, the gifts of healing, helpers, governors, diversity of tongues.

Ephesians 4:11-12

And the very same, made some Apostles, some Prophets, some Evangelists, some Shepherds, some Teachers:

1 Thessalonians 5:17

Pray continually.

Revelation 4:6-8

And before the seat there was a sea of glass, like unto crystal, and in the midst of the seat, and round about the seat, were four beats full of eyes before and behind.

Revelation 6:10

and they cried with a loud voice saying, "How long tarriest thou Lord holy and true, to judge and to avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?"

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