Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

My eyes anticipate the night watches, That I may meditate on Your word.

King James Version

Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might meditate in thy word.

Holman Bible

I am awake through each watch of the night to meditate on Your promise.

International Standard Version

I look forward to the night watches, when I may meditate on what you have said.

A Conservative Version

My eyes anticipated the night-watches that I might meditate on thy word.

American Standard Version

Mine eyes anticipated the night-watches, That I might meditate on thy word.

Amplified

My eyes anticipate the night watches and I am awake before the cry of the watchman, that I may meditate on Your word.

Bible in Basic English

In the night watches I am awake, so that I may give thought to your saying.

Darby Translation

Mine eyes anticipate the night-watches, that I may meditate in thy word.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My eyes anticipate the night watches that I might meditate in thy spoken word.

Julia Smith Translation

Mine eyes anticipated the watches to meditate in thy word.

King James 2000

My eyes awake before the night watches, that I might meditate in your word.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My eyes anticipate [the] night watches, that [I may] meditate on your word.

Modern King James verseion

My eyes go before the night watches, so that I might think on Your Word.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might be occupied in thy words.

NET Bible

My eyes anticipate the nighttime hours, so that I can meditate on your word.

New Heart English Bible

My eyes stay open through the night watches, that I might meditate on your word.

The Emphasized Bible

Mine eyes forestalled the night-watches, To meditate in thy word.

Webster

My eyes anticipated the night watches, that I might meditate in thy word.

World English Bible

My eyes stay open through the night watches, that I might meditate on your word.

Youngs Literal Translation

Mine eyes have gone before the watches, To meditate in Thy saying.

Context Readings

Qoph

147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I wait for Your words. 148 My eyes anticipate the night watches, That I may meditate on Your word. 149 Hear my voice according to Your lovingkindness; Revive me, O LORD, according to Your ordinances.


Cross References

Psalm 63:6

When I remember You on my bed, I meditate on You in the night watches,

Psalm 63:1

O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You, In a dry and weary land where there is no water.

Psalm 119:62

At midnight I shall rise to give thanks to You Because of Your righteous ordinances.

Psalm 139:17-18

How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How vast is the sum of them!

Lamentations 2:19

"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."

Luke 6:12

It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God.



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