Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"When I lie down I say, 'When shall I arise?' But the night continues, And I am continually tossing until dawn.

King James Version

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? and I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day.

Holman Bible

When I lie down I think:
When will I get up?
But the evening drags on endlessly,
and I toss and turn until dawn.

International Standard Version

"When I lie down I ask, "When will I wake up?' But the night continues and I keep tossing and turning until dawn.

A Conservative Version

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? And I am full of tossing to and fro to the dawning of the day.

American Standard Version

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? And I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day.

Amplified

When I lie down I say, When shall I arise and the night be gone? And I am full of tossing to and fro till the dawning of the day.

Bible in Basic English

When I go to my bed, I say, When will it be time to get up? but the night is long, and I am turning from side to side till morning light.

Darby Translation

If I lie down, I say, When shall I rise up, and the darkness be gone? and I am full of tossings until the dawn.

Julia Smith Translation

If I lay down, and I said, When shall I arise, and the evening be measured? And I was filled with tossings even to the twilight

King James 2000

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? and I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When I lie down, I say, 'When shall I rise?' But [the] night is long, and I have my fill of tossing until dawn.

Modern King James verseion

When I lie down, I say, When shall I rise? But the night is long, and I am full of tossing to and fro until the dawning of the day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When I laid me down to sleep, I said, 'O when shall I rise?' Again, I longed sore for the night. Thus am I full of sorrow, till it be dark.

NET Bible

If I lie down, I say, 'When will I arise?', and the night stretches on and I toss and turn restlessly until the day dawns.

New Heart English Bible

When I lie down, I say, 'When shall I arise, and the night be gone?' I toss and turn until the dawning of the day.

The Emphasized Bible

As soon as I lie down, I say, When shall I arise? yet he lengtheneth out the evening, and I am wearied with tossings until the breeze of twilight.

Webster

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? and I am full of tossings to and fro to the dawning of the day.

World English Bible

When I lie down, I say, 'When shall I arise, and the night be gone?' I toss and turn until the dawning of the day.

Youngs Literal Translation

If I lay down then I said, 'When do I rise!' And evening hath been measured, And I have been full of tossings till dawn.

Interlinear

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

I say

Usage: 0

and the night
ערב 
`ereb 
Usage: 134

be gone
מדּד 
Middad 
Usage: 1

and I am full
שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

of tossings to and fro
נדד 
Nadud 
tossings to and fro
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Job's Second Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

3 So am I allotted months of vanity, And nights of trouble are appointed me. 4 "When I lie down I say, 'When shall I arise?' But the night continues, And I am continually tossing until dawn. 5 "My flesh is clothed with worms and a crust of dirt, My skin hardens and runs.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:67

"In the morning you shall say, 'Would that it were evening!' And at evening you shall say, 'Would that it were morning!' because of the dread of your heart which you dread, and for the sight of your eyes which you will see.

Job 7:13-14

"If I say, 'My bed will comfort me, My couch will ease my complaint,'

Job 17:12

"They make night into day, saying, 'The light is near,' in the presence of darkness.

Job 30:17

"At night it pierces my bones within me, And my gnawing pains take no rest.

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my sighing; Every night I make my bed swim, I dissolve my couch with my tears.

Psalm 77:4

You have held my eyelids open; I am so troubled that I cannot speak.

Psalm 109:23

I am passing like a shadow when it lengthens; I am shaken off like the locust.

Psalm 130:6

My soul waits for the Lord More than the watchmen for the morning; Indeed, more than the watchmen for the morning.

Isaiah 54:11

"O afflicted one, storm-tossed, and not comforted, Behold, I will set your stones in antimony, And your foundations I will lay in sapphires.

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