Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I said, "Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest.

King James Version

And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest.

Holman Bible

I said, "If only I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and find rest.

International Standard Version

I said, "O, who will give me the wings of a dove, so that I could fly away and live somewhere else?

A Conservative Version

And I said, O that I had wings like a dove! Then I would fly away, and be at rest.

American Standard Version

And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! Then would I fly away, and be at rest.

Amplified

And I say, Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest.

Bible in Basic English

And I said, If only I had wings like a dove! for then I would go in flight from here and be at rest.

Darby Translation

And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away, and be at rest;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then I would fly away and be at rest.

Julia Smith Translation

And saying, Who will give me the wing-feather as a dove? I will fly away and settle down.

King James 2000

And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So I say, "{Oh, that} I had wings like a dove. I would fly away and be at rest.

Modern King James verseion

And I said, Who will give to me wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I said, "O that I had wings like a dove! For then would I flee away, and be at rest.

NET Bible

I say, "I wish I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and settle in a safe place!

New Heart English Bible

I said, "Oh that I had wings like a dove. Then I would fly away, and be at rest.

The Emphasized Bible

Then I said - Oh that there were given me a pinion, like a dove, I would fly away and be at rest:

Webster

And I said, O that I had wings like a dove! for then I would fly away, and be at rest.

World English Bible

I said, "Oh that I had wings like a dove! Then I would fly away, and be at rest.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I say, 'Who doth give to me a pinion as a dove? I fly away and rest,

References

Smith

Context Readings

Betrayal By A Friend

5 Fear and trembling come upon me, And horror has overwhelmed me. 6 I said, "Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest. 7 "Behold, I would wander far away, I would lodge in the wilderness. Selah.


Cross References

Psalm 11:1

In the LORD I take refuge; How can you say to my soul, "Flee as a bird to your mountain;

Psalm 139:9

If I take the wings of the dawn, If I dwell in the remotest part of the sea,

Revelation 12:14

But the two wings of the great eagle were given to the woman, so that she could fly into the wilderness to her place, where she was nourished for a time and times and half a time, from the presence of the serpent.

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