Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Arise, cry aloud in the night: at the head of the watches pour out thy heart as water before the face of Jehovah: lift up thy hands to him for the soul of thy young children fainting with hunger in the head of all the streets.

New American Standard Bible

“Arise, cry aloud in the night
At the beginning of the night watches;
Pour out your heart like water
Before the presence of the Lord;
Lift up your hands to Him
For the life of your little ones
Who are faint because of hunger
At the head of every street.”

King James Version

Arise, cry out in the night: in the beginning of the watches pour out thine heart like water before the face of the Lord: lift up thy hands toward him for the life of thy young children, that faint for hunger in the top of every street.

Holman Bible

ק QofArise, cry out in the night
from the first watch of the night.
Pour out your heart like water
before the Lord’s presence.
Lift up your hands to Him
for the lives of your children
who are fainting from hunger
on the corner of every street.

International Standard Version

Get up and cry aloud in the night, at the beginning of every hour. Pour out your heart like water in the presence of the Lord! Lift up your hands toward him for the lives of your children, who are fainting away at every street corner.

A Conservative Version

Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches. Pour out thy heart like water before the face of LORD. Lift up thy hands toward him for the life of thy young sons, who faint for hunger at the head of every street.

American Standard Version

Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches; Pour out thy heart like water before the face of the Lord: Lift up thy hands toward him for the life of thy young children, that faint for hunger at the head of every street.

Amplified


“Arise, cry aloud in the night,
At the beginning of the night watches;
Pour out your heart like water
Before the presence of the Lord;
Lift up your hands to Him
For the life of your little ones
Who are faint from hunger
At the head of every street.”

Bible in Basic English

Up! give cries in the night, at the starting of the night-watches; let your heart be flowing out like water before the face of the Lord, lifting up your hands to him for the life of your young children who are falling down, feeble for need of food, at the top of every street.

Darby Translation

Arise, cry out in the night, in the beginning of the watches; pour out thy heart like water before the face of the Lord: lift up thy hands toward him for the life of thy young children, who faint from hunger at the top of all the streets.

King James 2000

Arise, cry out in the night: in the beginning of the watches pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord: lift up your hands toward him for the life of your young children, that faint for hunger at the head of every street.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the night watches; pour out your heart like water, before the face of the Lord. Lift to him your hands, for the life of your children, who faint in starvation, at the head of all streets."

Modern King James verseion

Arise, cry out in the night. At the beginning of the watches, pour out your heart like water before the face of Jehovah. Lift up your hands toward Him for the life of your children who are faint for hunger in the head of every street.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Kuf} Stand up and make thy prayer in the first watch of the night; pour out thine heart like water before the LORD. Lift up thine hands for the lives of thy young children that die of hunger in the streets.

NET Bible

(Qof) Get up! Cry out in the night when the night watches start! Pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord! Lift up your hands to him for your children's lives; they are fainting at every street corner.

New Heart English Bible

Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches. Pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord. Lift up your hands toward him for the life of your young children, that faint for hunger at the head of every street.

The Emphasized Bible

Arise, cry out in the night, At the beginning of the watches, pour out, like waters, thy heart, right before the face of My Lord, - Lift up, above thee, the palms of thy hands, for the life of thy children, who are swooning for hunger, at the top of all the streets!

Webster

Arise, cry out in the night: in the beginning of the watches pour out thy heart like water before the face of the Lord: lift up thy hands towards him for the life of thy young children, that faint for hunger at the head of every street.

World English Bible

Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches; Pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord: Lift up your hands toward him for the life of your young children, that faint for hunger at the head of every street.

Youngs Literal Translation

Arise, cry aloud in the night, At the beginning of the watches. Pour out as water thy heart, Over against the face of the Lord, Lift up unto Him thy hands, for the soul of thine infants, Who are feeble with hunger at the head of all out-places.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רנן 
Ranan 
Usage: 54

in the night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

in the beginning
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of the watches
אשׁמרת אשׁמוּרה אשׁמרה 
'ashmurah 
Usage: 7

שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

נכח 
Nokach 
Usage: 24

the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

lift up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

כּף 
Kaph 
Usage: 192

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

עלל עולל 
`owlel 
Usage: 21

רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

in the top
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

References

Context Readings

The Lord Is Angry

18 Their heart cried to Jehovah, O wall of the daughter of Zion, cause tears to go down as a torrent day and night thou shalt give no remission to thyself; the daughter of thine eye shall not be silent 19 Arise, cry aloud in the night: at the head of the watches pour out thy heart as water before the face of Jehovah: lift up thy hands to him for the soul of thy young children fainting with hunger in the head of all the streets. 20 See, O Jehovah, and look to whom thou didst accomplish this Shall the women eat their fruit, the children borne upon the hands? shall the priest and the prophet be slain in the holy place of Jehovah?



Cross References

Psalm 62:8

Trust in him in all time; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Silence.

1 Samuel 1:15

And Hannah will answer and say, No, my lord, I a woman hard of spirit, and wine and strong drink I drank not, and I will pour out my soul before Jehovah.

Isaiah 26:9

My soul desired thee in the night; also my spirit in the midst of me I will seek thee: for when thy judgments to the earth, those dwelling in the habitable globe will learn justice.

Isaiah 51:20

Thy sons fainted; they lay down upon the head of all the streets as an antelope in a net: being full of the wrath of Jehovah the rebuke of thy God.

1 Samuel 7:6

And they will gather together to Mizpeh, and draw water and pour out before Jehovah; and they will fast in that day and say there, We sinned against Jehovah. And Samuel will judge the sons of Israel in Mizpeh.

Psalm 119:147-148

I anticipated the dawn, and I will cry: I hoped for thy words

Lamentations 2:11-12

Mine eyes failed with tears, my bowels were in a ferment, my liver was poured out to the earth, upon the breaking of the daughter of my people; in the fainting of the child and suckling in the wide places of the city.

1 Timothy 2:8

I will therefore men shall pray in every place, lifting up holy hands, without anger and reasoning.

Judges 7:19

And Gideon will go and the hundred men that are with him, to the extremity of the, camp, the beginning of the middle watch; only now rising up they raised up those watching: and they will strike upon the trumpets, and they brake the buckets that are in their hand.

Job 3:24

For my sighing will come before any bread, and my groanings shall be poured put as waters.

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my supplications in my crying to thee, in my lifting up my hands to the oracle of thy holy place.

Psalm 42:8

The day Jehovah will command his mercy, and in the night the song with me; the prayer to the God of my life.

Psalm 63:4

So I will bless thee in my life: in thy name will I lift up my hands.

Psalm 119:55

I remembered thy name in the night, O Jehovah, and I will watch thy law.

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hand to the holy place, and praise ye Jehovah.

Psalm 141:2

My prayer shall be prepared incense before thee; the lifting up my hands the gift of the evening.

Psalm 142:2

I will pour out before him my complaint; I will announce my straits before him.

Lamentations 4:1-9

How will the gold become dim the good gold will be changed the stones of the holy place shall be poured out in the head of all the streets.

Ezekiel 5:10

For this the fathers shall eat the sons in the midst of thee, and the sons shall eat their fathers; and I did judgments in thee, and I scattered all thy remnant to every wind.

Ezekiel 5:16

In my sending the evil arrows of famine upon them which were for destruction, which I shall send to destroy you: and I will add famine upon you, and I broke to you the staff of bread.

Nahum 3:10

Also she being carried away captive went into captivity: also her young children shall be dashed in pieces at the head of every street, and upon her honored ones they cast the lot, and all her great ones were bound in chains.

Matthew 14:25

And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking upon the sea.

Mark 1:35

And early, having risen far in the night, he went out, and departed into a deserted place, and there prayed.

Mark 13:35

Watch therefore: for ye know not when the lord of the house comes, at eve, or midnight, or cock-crowing, or morning.

Luke 6:12

And it was in those days, he went out to the mount to pray, and he was passing the whole night in prayer to God.

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