Parallel Verses

NET Bible

A song of ascents. When the Lord restored the well-being of Zion, we thought we were dreaming.

New American Standard Bible

A Song of Ascents.
When the Lord brought back the captive ones of Zion,
We were like those who dream.

King James Version

{A Song of degrees.} When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.

Holman Bible

A song of ascents.When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion,
we were like those who dream.

International Standard Version

When the LORD brought back Zion's exiles, we were like dreamers.

A Conservative Version

When LORD brought back those who returned to Zion, we were like those who dream.

American Standard Version

When Jehovah brought back those that returned to Zion, We were like unto them that dream.

Amplified

When the Lord brought back the captives to Zion (Jerusalem),
We were like those who dream [it seemed so unreal].

Bible in Basic English

When the Lord made a change in Zion's fate, we were like men in a dream.

Darby Translation

{A Song of degrees.} When Jehovah turned the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.

Julia Smith Translation

Song of ascensions. In Jehovah turning back the returning of we were as those dreaming.

King James 2000

[A song of ascents.] When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When Yahweh restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like dreamers.

Modern King James verseion

A Song of degrees. When Jehovah turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like those who dream.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{A song of the stairs} When the LORD turneth again the captivity of Zion, then were we like unto them that dream.

New Heart English Bible

When the LORD brought back those who returned to Zion, we were like those who dream.

The Emphasized Bible

When Yahweh brought back the captives of Zion, we were like them who dream:

Webster

A Song of degrees. When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.

World English Bible

When Yahweh brought back those who returned to Zion, we were like those who dream.

Youngs Literal Translation

A Song of the Ascents. In Jehovah's turning back to the captivity of Zion, We have been as dreamers.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Israel's Stability

1 A song of ascents. When the Lord restored the well-being of Zion, we thought we were dreaming. 2 At that time we laughed loudly and shouted for joy. At that time the nations said, "The Lord has accomplished great things for these people."



Cross References

Psalm 85:1

For the music director; written by the Korahites, a psalm. O Lord, you showed favor to your land; you restored the well-being of Jacob.

Hosea 6:11

Whenever I want to restore the fortunes of my people,

Acts 12:9

Peter went out and followed him; he did not realize that what was happening through the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.

Psalm 120:1

A song of ascents. In my distress I cried out to the Lord and he answered me.

Ezra 1:1-11

In the first year of King Cyrus of Persia, in order to fulfill the Lord's message spoken through Jeremiah, the Lord stirred the mind of King Cyrus of Persia. He disseminated a proclamation throughout his entire kingdom, announcing in a written edict the following:

Job 9:16

If I summoned him, and he answered me, I would not believe that he would be listening to my voice --

Job 42:10

So the Lord restored what Job had lost after he prayed for his friends, and the Lord doubled all that had belonged to Job.

Psalm 53:6

I wish the deliverance of Israel would come from Zion! When God restores the well-being of his people, may Jacob rejoice, may Israel be happy!

Psalm 121:1

A song of ascents. I look up toward the hills. From where does my help come?

Psalm 122:1

A song of ascents, by David. I was glad because they said to me, "We will go to the Lord's temple."

Psalm 123:1

A song of ascents. I look up toward you, the one enthroned in heaven.

Psalm 124:1

A song of ascents, by David. "If the Lord had not been on our side" -- let Israel say this! --

Psalm 125:1

A song of ascents. Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion; it cannot be upended and will endure forever.

Jeremiah 31:8-10

Then I will reply, 'I will bring them back from the land of the north. I will gather them in from the distant parts of the earth. Blind and lame people will come with them, so will pregnant women and women about to give birth. A vast throng of people will come back here.

Joel 3:1

For look! In those days and at that time I will return the exiles to Judah and Jerusalem.

Mark 16:11

And when they heard that he was alive and had been seen by her, they did not believe.

Luke 24:11

But these words seemed like pure nonsense to them, and they did not believe them.

Luke 24:41

And while they still could not believe it (because of their joy) and were amazed, he said to them, "Do you have anything here to eat?"

Acts 12:14-16

When she recognized Peter's voice, she was so overjoyed she did not open the gate, but ran back in and told them that Peter was standing at the gate.

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