Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If I look for Sheol as my home, I make my bed in the darkness;

King James Version

If I wait, the grave is mine house: I have made my bed in the darkness.

Holman Bible

If I await Sheol as my home, spread out my bed in darkness,

International Standard Version

"If my hope were that my house is the afterlife itself, if I were to make my bed in darkness,

A Conservative Version

If I look for Sheol as my house, if I have spread my couch in the darkness,

American Standard Version

If I look for Sheol as my house; If I have spread my couch in the darkness;

Amplified

But if I look to Sheol (the unseen state) as my abode, if I spread my couch in the darkness,

Bible in Basic English

If I am waiting for the underworld as my house, if I have made my bed in the dark;

Darby Translation

If I wait, Sheol is my house; I spread my bed in the darkness:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If I wait, Sheol is my house; I have made my bed in the darkness.

Julia Smith Translation

If I shall wait, hades is my house: in darkness I spread my bed.

King James 2000

If I wait, the grave is my house: I have made my bed in the darkness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If I hope [for] Sheol [as] my house, [if] I spread my couch in the darkness,

Modern King James verseion

If I wait for the grave as my home, I have made my bed in the darkness;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Though I tarry never so much, yet the grave is my house, and I must make my bed in the dark.

NET Bible

If I hope for the grave to be my home, if I spread out my bed in darkness,

New Heart English Bible

If I look for Sheol as my house, if I have spread my couch in the darkness,

The Emphasized Bible

If I wait for hades as my house, in darkness, have spread out my couch;

Webster

If I wait, the grave is my house: I have made my bed in the darkness.

World English Bible

If I look for Sheol as my house, if I have spread my couch in the darkness,

Youngs Literal Translation

If I wait -- Sheol is my house, In darkness I have spread out my couch.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If I wait
קוה 
Qavah 
Usage: 49

the grave
שׁאל שׁאול 
Sh@'owl 
Usage: 65

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

רפד 
Raphad 
Usage: 3

my bed
יצוּע 
Yatsuwa` 
Usage: 8

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Job Says To His Friends: I'M Still Wiser Than You

12 "They make night into day, saying, 'The light is near,' in the presence of darkness. 13 "If I look for Sheol as my home, I make my bed in the darkness; 14 If I call to the pit, 'You are my father'; To the worm, 'my mother and my sister';



Cross References

Job 3:13

"For now I would have lain down and been quiet; I would have slept then, I would have been at rest,

Job 10:21-22

Before I go--and I shall not return-- To the land of darkness and deep shadow,

Job 14:14

"If a man dies, will he live again? All the days of my struggle I will wait Until my change comes.

Job 17:1

"My spirit is broken, my days are extinguished, The grave is ready for me.

Job 30:23

"For I know that You will bring me to death And to the house of meeting for all living.

Psalm 27:14

Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.

Psalm 139:8

If I ascend to heaven, You are there; If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, You are there.

Isaiah 57:2

He enters into peace; They rest in their beds, Each one who walked in his upright way.

Lamentations 3:25-26

The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him.

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