Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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;

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:

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

Images Psalm 55:6

Prayers for Psalm 55:6

Context Readings

Betrayal By A Friend

5 Fearfulness and trembling have come upon me, and horror hath overwhelmed me. 6 And I said, O that I had wings like a dove! for then I would fly away, and be at rest. 7 Lo, then I would wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah.


Cross References

Psalm 11:1

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. In the LORD I put my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?

Psalm 139:9

If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;

Revelation 12:14

And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.

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