Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

Holman Bible

I wait for the Lord
more than watchmen for the morning—
more than watchmen for the morning.

International Standard Version

My soul looks to the Lord more than watchmen look for the morning more, indeed, than watchmen for the morning.

A Conservative Version

my soul for LORD more than watchmen for the morning, watchmen for the morning.

American Standard Version

My soul waiteth for the Lord More than watchmen wait for the morning; Yea, more than watchmen for the morning.

Amplified


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

Darby Translation

My soul waiteth for the Lord more than the watchers wait for the morning, more than the watchers for the morning.

Julia Smith Translation

My soul for Jehovah more than they watching for the morning: they watching for the morning.

King James 2000

My soul waits for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My soul [waits] for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning. Yes, [more than] watchmen for the morning.

Modern King James verseion

My soul waits for Jehovah more than morning-watchers who are watching for the morning.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My soul fleeth unto the LORD before the morning watch, I say, before the morning watch.

NET Bible

I yearn for the Lord, more than watchmen do for the morning, yes, more than watchmen do for the morning.

New Heart English Bible

My soul longs for the Lord more than watchmen long for the morning; more than watchmen for the morning.

The Emphasized Bible

I have hoped, O my soul, for My Lord, more than they who watch for the morning, who watch for the morning.

Webster

My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

World English Bible

My soul longs for the Lord more than watchmen long for the morning; more than watchmen for the morning.

Youngs Literal Translation

My soul is for the Lord, More than those watching for morning, Watching for morning!

Verse Info

Context Readings

Awaiting Redemption

5 I wait for the Lord, my soul does wait,
And in His word do I hope.
6 My soul waits for the Lord
More than the watchmen for the morning;
Indeed, more than the watchmen for the morning.
7 O Israel, hope in the Lord;
For with the Lord there is lovingkindness,
And with Him is abundant redemption.


Cross References

Psalm 63:6

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

Psalm 119:147

I rise before dawn and cry for help;
I wait for Your words.

Psalm 134:1

A Song of Ascents.
Behold, bless the Lord, all servants of the Lord,
Who serve by night in the house of the Lord!

Isaiah 21:8

Then the lookout called,
O Lord, I stand continually by day on the watchtower,
And I am stationed every night at my guard post.

Acts 27:29

Fearing that we might run aground somewhere on the rocks, they cast four anchors from the stern and wished for daybreak.

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