Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For now should I have lain still and been quiet, I should have slept: then would I have been at rest,

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

For now should I have lain still and been quiet, I should have slept: then had I been at rest,

Holman Bible

Now I would certainly be lying down in peace;
I would be asleep.
Then I would be at rest

International Standard Version

"If I had died, I would be lying down by now, undisturbed, asleep, and at rest,

A Conservative Version

For now I should have lain down and been quiet. I should have slept. Then I would have been at rest

American Standard Version

For now should I have lain down and been quiet; I should have slept; then had I been at rest,

Amplified


“For now I would have lain down and been quiet;
I would have slept then, I would have been at rest [in death],

Bible in Basic English

For then I might have gone to my rest in quiet, and in sleep have been in peace,

Darby Translation

For now should I have lain down and been quiet; I should have slept: then had I been at rest,

Julia Smith Translation

For now I lay down and I shall rest; I slept: then there will be rest to me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For now I would lie down, and I would be at peace; I would be asleep; then {I would be at rest}

Modern King James verseion

For now I should have lain still and been quiet; I should have slept. Then I would have been at rest

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then should I now have lain still; I should have slept, and been at rest,

NET Bible

For now I would be lying down and would be quiet, I would be asleep and then at peace

New Heart English Bible

For now should I have lain down and been quiet. I should have slept, then I would have been at rest,

The Emphasized Bible

Surely, at once, had I lain down, and been quiet, I had fallen asleep, then, had I been at rest:

Webster

For now should I have lain still and been quiet, I should have slept: then had I been at rest,

World English Bible

For now should I have lain down and been quiet. I should have slept, then I would have been at rest,

Youngs Literal Translation

For now, I have lain down, and am quiet, I have slept -- then there is rest to me,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

and been quiet
שׁקט 
Shaqat 
Usage: 41

ישׁן 
Yashen 
Usage: 19

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Job Wishes He Had Died

12 Why did the knees receive me? or why the breasts that I should nurse? 13 For now should I have lain still and been quiet, I should have slept: then would I have been at rest, 14 With kings and counselors of the earth, who built desolate places for themselves;


Cross References

Job 7:8-10

The eye of him that has seen me shall see me no more: your eyes are upon me, and I am not.

Job 7:21

And why do you not pardon my transgression, and take away my iniquity? for now shall I sleep in the dust; and you shall seek me in the morning, but I shall not be.

Job 10:22

A land of darkness, as darkness itself; and of the shadow of death, without any order, and where the light is as darkness.

Job 14:10-12

But man dies, and wastes away: yea, man expires, and where is he?

Job 17:13

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

Job 19:27

Whom I shall see for myself, and my eyes shall behold, and not another; though my heart be consumed within me.

Job 21:13

They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave.

Job 21:23

One dies in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet.

Ecclesiastes 6:3-5

If a man begets a hundred children, and lives many years, so that the days of his years are many, and his soul is not filled with good, and also that he has no burial; I say, that a stillborn birth is better than he.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatsoever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, where you go.

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