Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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,

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 a young man doth marry a virgin, Thy Builders do marry thee, With the joy of a bridegroom over a bride, Rejoice over thee doth thy God. 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, 7 And give not silence to Him, Till He establish, and till He make Jerusalem A praise in the earth.


Cross References

Isaiah 52:8

The voice of thy watchmen! They have lifted up the voice, together they cry aloud, Because eye to eye they see, in Jehovah's turning back to Zion.

Isaiah 56:10

Blind are his watchmen -- all of them, They have not known, All of them are dumb dogs, they are not able to bark, Dozing, lying down, loving to slumber.

2 Chronicles 8:14

And he establisheth, according to the ordinance of David his father, the courses of the priests over their service, and of the Levites over their charges, to praise and to minister over-against the priests, according to the matter of a day in its day, and the gatekeepers in their courses at gate and gate, for so is the command of David the man of God.

Ezekiel 3:17-21

that there is a word of Jehovah unto me, saying, 'Son of man, a watchman I have given thee to the house of Israel, and thou hast heard from My mouth a word, and hast warned them from Me.

Ezekiel 33:2-9

Son of man, speak unto the sons of thy people, and thou hast said unto them: A land -- when I bring in against it a sword, And the people of the land have taken one man out of their borders, And made him to them for a watchman.

Psalm 74:2

Remember Thy company. Thou didst purchase of old, Thou didst redeem the rod of Thy inheritance, This mount Zion -- Thou didst dwell in it.

Jeremiah 6:17

And I have raised up for you watchmen, Attend ye to the voice of the trumpet. And they say, 'We do not attend.'

Genesis 32:26

and he saith, 'Send me away, for the dawn hath ascended:' and he saith, 'I send thee not away, except thou hast blessed me.'

Psalm 134:1-2

A Song of the Ascents. Lo, bless Jehovah, all servants of Jehovah, Who are standing in the house of Jehovah by night.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I am not silent, And for Jerusalem's sake I do not rest, Till her righteousness go out as brightness, And her salvation, as a torch that burneth.

Luke 11:5-13

And he said unto them, 'Who of you shall have a friend, and shall go on unto him at midnight, and may say to him, Friend, lend me three loaves,

Hebrews 13:17

Be obedient to those leading you, and be subject, for these do watch for your souls, as about to give account, that with joy they may do this, and not sighing, for this is unprofitable to you.

Genesis 32:12

and Thou -- Thou hast said, I certainly do good with thee, and have set thy seed as the sand of the sea, which is not numbered because of the multitude.'

Numbers 14:17-19

'And now, let, I pray Thee, the power of my Lord be great, as Thou hast spoken, saying:

Psalm 74:18

Remember this -- an enemy reproached Jehovah, And a foolish people have despised Thy name.

Song of Songs 3:3

The watchmen have found me, (Who are going round about the city), 'Him whom my soul have loved saw ye?'

Song of Songs 5:7

The watchmen who go round about the city, Found me, smote me, wounded me, Keepers of the walls lifted up my veil from off me.

Isaiah 43:26

Cause me to remember -- we are judged together, Declare thou that thou mayest be justified.

Matthew 15:22-27

and lo, a woman, a Canaanitess, from those borders having come forth, did call to him, saying, 'Deal kindly with me, Sir -- Son of David; my daughter is miserably demonized.'

Luke 18:1-8

And he spake also a simile to them, that it behoveth us always to pray, and not to faint,

Luke 18:39

and those going before were rebuking him, that he might be silent, but he was much more crying out, 'Son of David, deal kindly with me.'

Acts 10:4

and he having looked earnestly on him, and becoming afraid, said, 'What is it, Lord?' And he said to him, 'Thy prayers and thy kind acts came up for a memorial before God,

Acts 10:31

and he said, Cornelius, thy prayer was heard, and thy kind acts were remembered before God;

1 Corinthians 12:28

And some, indeed, did God set in the assembly, first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly teachers, afterwards powers, afterwards gifts of healings, helpings, governings, divers kinds of tongues;

Ephesians 4:11-12

and He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as proclaimers of good news, and some as shepherds and teachers,

1 Thessalonians 5:17

continually pray ye;

Revelation 4:6-8

and before the throne is a sea of glass like to crystal, and in the midst of the throne, and round the throne, are four living creatures, full of eyes before and behind;

Revelation 6:10

and they were crying with a great voice, saying, 'Till when, O Master, the Holy and the True, dost Thou not judge and take vengeance of our blood from those dwelling upon the land?'

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