Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I lie awake,
I have become like a lonely bird on a housetop.

King James Version

I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.

Holman Bible

I stay awake;
I am like a solitary bird on a roof.

International Standard Version

I lie awake, yet I am like a bird isolated on a rooftop.

A Conservative Version

I watch, and have become like a sparrow that is alone upon the house-top.

American Standard Version

I watch, and am become like a sparrow That is alone upon the house-top.

Amplified


I am sleepless and lie awake [mourning],
I have become like a lonely bird on a housetop.

Darby Translation

I watch, and am like a sparrow alone upon the housetop.

Julia Smith Translation

I watched and I shall be as the sparrow being alone upon the roof

King James 2000

I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I lie awake and I am like a lone bird on a roof.

Modern King James verseion

I watch, and am as a sparrow alone on the house top.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I watch, and am even as it were a sparrow that sitteth alone upon the housetop.

NET Bible

I stay awake; I am like a solitary bird on a roof.

New Heart English Bible

I watch, and have become like a sparrow that is alone on the housetop.

The Emphasized Bible

I have watched and am become, Like a bird sitting alone upon a housetop.

Webster

I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.

World English Bible

I watch, and have become like a sparrow that is alone on the housetop.

Youngs Literal Translation

I have watched, and I am As a bird alone on the roof.

References

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Easton

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Verse Info

Context Readings

Affliction In Light Of Eternity

6 I resemble a pelican of the wilderness;
I have become like an owl of the waste places.
7 I lie awake,
I have become like a lonely bird on a housetop.
8 My enemies have reproached me all day long;
Those who deride me have used my name as a curse.


Cross References

Psalm 77:4

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

Psalm 38:11

My loved ones and my friends stand aloof from my plague;
And my kinsmen stand afar off.

Deuteronomy 28:66-67

So your life shall hang in doubt before you; and you will be in dread night and day, and shall have no assurance of your life.

Job 7:13-16

“If I say, ‘My bed will comfort me,
My couch will ease my complaint,’

Psalm 22:2

O my God, I cry by day, but You do not answer;
And by night, but I have no rest.

Psalm 130:6

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

Lamentations 3:28-30

Let him sit alone and be silent
Since He has laid it on him.

Mark 14:33-37

And He *took with Him Peter and James and John, and began to be very distressed and troubled.

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