Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I will not give sleep to my eyes
Or slumber to my eyelids,

King James Version

I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids,

Holman Bible

I will not allow my eyes to sleep
or my eyelids to slumber

International Standard Version

or let myself go to sleep or even take a nap,

A Conservative Version

I will not give sleep to my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids,

American Standard Version

I will not give sleep to mine eyes, Or slumber to mine eyelids;

Amplified


I certainly will not permit my eyes to sleep
Nor my eyelids to slumber,

Darby Translation

I will not give sleep to mine eyes, slumber to mine eyelids,

Julia Smith Translation

If I shall give sleep to mine eyes, slumber to mine eye-lashes,

King James 2000

I will not give sleep to my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids,

Lexham Expanded Bible

I will give no sleep to my eyes, [no] slumber to my eyelids,

Modern King James verseion

I will not give sleep to my eyes, nor slumber to my eyelids,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will not suffer mine eyes to sleep, nor mine eyelids to slumber,

NET Bible

I will not allow my eyes to sleep, or my eyelids to slumber,

New Heart English Bible

I will not give sleep to my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids;

The Emphasized Bible

I will not give sleep to mine eyes, nor, to mine eye-lashes, slumber:

Webster

I will not give sleep to my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids,

World English Bible

I will not give sleep to my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids;

Youngs Literal Translation

If I give sleep to mine eyes, To mine eyelids -- slumber,

Topics

References

American

Bed

Context Readings

David And Zion Chosen

3 “Surely I will not enter my house,
Nor lie on my bed;
4 I will not give sleep to my eyes
Or slumber to my eyelids,
5 Until I find a place for the Lord,
A dwelling place for the Mighty One of Jacob.”


Cross References

Proverbs 6:4

Give no sleep to your eyes,
Nor slumber to your eyelids;

Ruth 3:18

Then she said, “Wait, my daughter, until you know how the matter turns out; for the man will not rest until he has settled it today.”

Genesis 24:33

But when food was set before him to eat, he said, “I will not eat until I have told my business.” And he said, “Speak on.”

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