Parallel Verses

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.

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

Arise, 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 [from your bed], 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 lives of your young children, who 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Koph 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.

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.

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.

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 the Lord: wall of the daughter of Zion, let tears run down like a river day and night; Give yourself no respite; don't let the apple of your eye cease. 19 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. 20 Look, Yahweh, and see to whom you have done thus! Shall the women eat their fruit, the children that are dandled in the hands? Shall the priest and the prophet be killed in the sanctuary of the Lord?



Cross References

Psalm 62:8

Trust in him at all times, you people. Pour out your heart before him. God is a refuge for us. Selah.

1 Samuel 1:15

Hannah answered, "No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit. I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but I poured out my soul before Yahweh.

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul have I desired you in the night. Yes, with my spirit within me will I seek you earnestly; for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 51:20

Your sons have fainted, they lie at the head of all the streets, as an antelope in a net; they are full of the wrath of Yahweh, the rebuke of your God.

1 Samuel 7:6

They gathered together to Mizpah, and drew water, and poured it out before Yahweh, and fasted on that day, and said there, "We have sinned against Yahweh." Samuel judged the children of Israel in Mizpah.

Psalm 119:147-148

I rise before dawn and cry for help. I put my hope in your words.

Lamentations 2:11-12

My eyes do fail with tears, my heart is troubled; My liver is poured on the earth, because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, Because the young children and the infants swoon in the streets of the city.

1 Timothy 2:8

I desire therefore that the men in every place pray, lifting up holy hands without anger and doubting.

Judges 7:19

So Gideon, and the hundred men who were with him, came to the outermost part of the camp in the beginning of the middle watch, when they had but newly set the watch: and they blew the trumpets, and broke in pieces the pitchers that were in their hands.

Job 3:24

For my sighing comes before I eat. My groanings are poured out like water.

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my petitions, when I cry to you, when I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place.

Psalm 42:8

Yahweh will command his loving kindness in the daytime. In the night his song shall be with me: a prayer to the God of my life.

Psalm 63:4

So I will bless you while I live. I will lift up my hands in your name.

Psalm 119:55

I have remembered your name, Yahweh, in the night, and I obey your law.

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands in the sanctuary. Praise Yahweh!

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be set before you like incense; the lifting up of my hands like the evening sacrifice.

Psalm 142:2

I pour out my complaint before him. I tell him my troubles.

Lamentations 4:1-9

How is the gold become dim! [how] is the most pure gold changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.

Ezekiel 5:10

Therefore the fathers shall eat the sons in the midst of you, and the sons shall eat their fathers; and I will execute judgments on you; and the whole remnant of you will I scatter to all the winds.

Ezekiel 5:16

when I shall send on them the evil arrows of famine, that are for destruction, which I will send to destroy you: and I will increase the famine on you, and will break your staff of bread;

Nahum 3:10

Yet was she carried away. She went into captivity. Her young children also were dashed in pieces at the head of all the streets, and they cast lots for her honorable men, and all her great men were bound in chains.

Matthew 14:25

In the fourth watch of the night, Jesus came to them, walking on the sea.

Mark 1:35

Early in the morning, while it was still dark, he rose up and went out, and departed into a deserted place, and prayed there.

Mark 13:35

Watch therefore, for you don't know when the lord of the house is coming, whether at evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning;

Luke 6:12

It happened in these days, that he went out to the mountain to pray, and he continued all night in prayer to God.

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