Psalm 13:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Consider and answer me, O LORD my God; Enlighten my eyes, or I will sleep the sleep of death,

King James Version

Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;

International Standard Version

Look at me! Answer me, LORD, my God! Give light to my eyes! Otherwise, I will sleep in death;

A Conservative Version

Consider [and] answer me, O LORD my God. Lighten my eyes, lest I sleep the death,

American Standard Version

Consider and answer me, O Jehovah my God: Lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the'sleep of death;

Amplified

Consider and answer me, O Lord my God; lighten the eyes [of my faith to behold Your face in the pitchlike darkness], lest I sleep the sleep of death,

Bible in Basic English

Let my voice come before you, and give me an answer, O Lord my God; let your light be shining on me, so that the sleep of death may not overtake me;

Darby Translation

Consider, answer me, O Jehovah my God! lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;

Holman Bible

Consider me and answer, Lord, my God. Restore brightness to my eyes; otherwise, I will sleep in death,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes lest I sleep the sleep of death,

Julia Smith Translation

How long shall I put counsels in my soul, grief in my heart the day? how long shall mine enemy rise up against me?

King James 2000

Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Consider [and] answer me, O Yahweh my God. Give light to my eyes lest I sleep [the sleep of] death,

Modern King James verseion

Look! Answer me, O Jehovah my God; enlighten my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Consider, and hear me, O LORD my God. Lighten mine eyes, that I sleep not in death,

NET Bible

Look at me! Answer me, O Lord my God! Revive me, or else I will die!

New Heart English Bible

Behold, and answer me, LORD, my God. Give light to my eyes, lest I sleep in death;

New simplified Bible

Look at me! Answer me, O Jehovah my God! Light up my eyes, or else I will die.

The Emphasized Bible

Have regard! answer me O Yahweh my God, - Light up mine eyes, lest I sleep on into death:

Webster

Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;

World English Bible

Behold, and answer me, Yahweh, my God. Give light to my eyes, lest I sleep in death;

Youngs Literal Translation

Look attentively; Answer me, O Jehovah, my God, Enlighten mine eyes, lest I sleep in death,

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Plea For Deliverance

2 How long shall I take counsel in my soul, Having sorrow in my heart all the day? How long will my enemy be exalted over me? 3 Consider and answer me, O LORD my God; Enlighten my eyes, or I will sleep the sleep of death, 4 And my enemy will say, "I have overcome him," And my adversaries will rejoice when I am shaken.


Cross References

Ezra 9:8

"But now for a brief moment grace has been shown from the LORD our God, to leave us an escaped remnant and to give us a peg in His holy place, that our God may enlighten our eyes and grant us a little reviving in our bondage.

Jeremiah 51:39

"When they become heated up, I will serve them their banquet And make them drunk, that they may become jubilant And may sleep a perpetual sleep And not wake up," declares the LORD.

1 Samuel 14:27

But Jonathan had not heard when his father put the people under oath; therefore, he put out the end of the staff that was in his hand and dipped it in the honeycomb, and put his hand to his mouth, and his eyes brightened.

1 Samuel 14:29

Then Jonathan said, "My father has troubled the land. See now, how my eyes have brightened because I tasted a little of this honey.

Psalm 5:1

Give ear to my words, O LORD, Consider my groaning.

Psalm 18:28

For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness.

Psalm 119:153

Look upon my affliction and rescue me, For I do not forget Your law.

Psalm 9:13

Be gracious to me, O LORD; See my affliction from those who hate me, You who lift me up from the gates of death,

Psalm 25:19

Look upon my enemies, for they are many, And they hate me with violent hatred.

Psalm 31:7

I will rejoice and be glad in Your lovingkindness, Because You have seen my affliction; You have known the troubles of my soul,

Jeremiah 51:57

"I will make her princes and her wise men drunk, Her governors, her prefects and her mighty men, That they may sleep a perpetual sleep and not wake up," Declares the King, whose name is the LORD of hosts.

Lamentations 5:1

Remember, O LORD, what has befallen us; Look, and see our reproach!

Luke 2:32

A LIGHT OF REVELATION TO THE GENTILES, And the glory of Your people Israel."

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it says, "Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you."

Revelation 21:23

And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God has illumined it, and its lamp is the Lamb.



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