Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

I would go wandering far away, living in the waste land. (Selah.)

New American Standard Bible

“Behold, I would wander far away,
I would lodge in the wilderness. Selah.

King James Version

Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah.

Holman Bible

How far away I would flee;
I would stay in the wilderness.Selah

International Standard Version

Look, I want to flee far away; I want to settle down in the wilderness. Interlude

A Conservative Version

Lo, then I would wander far off. I would lodge in the wilderness. Selah.

American Standard Version

Lo, then would I wander far off, I would lodge in the wilderness. Selah

Amplified


“I would wander far away,
I would lodge in the [peace of the] wilderness. Selah.

Darby Translation

Behold, I would flee afar off, I would lodge in the wilderness; Selah;

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, I will move far off; fleeing away I will lodge in the desert. Silence.

King James 2000

Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, I would flee far away. I would dwell in the wilderness. Selah

Modern King James verseion

Lo, I would wander far off; I would lodge in the desert. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lo, then would I get me away far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah.

NET Bible

Look, I will escape to a distant place; I will stay in the wilderness. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

Behold, then I would wander far off. I would lodge in the wilderness." Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! I would take a distant flight, I would tarry in the wilderness. Selah.

Webster

Lo, then I would wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah.

World English Bible

Behold, then I would wander far off. I would lodge in the wilderness." Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, I move far off, I lodge in a wilderness. Selah.

References

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Easton

Context Readings

Betrayal By A Friend

6 And I said, If only I had wings like a dove! for then I would go in flight from here and be at rest. 7 I would go wandering far away, living in the waste land. (Selah.) 8 I would quickly take cover from the driving storm and from the violent wind.


Cross References

Jeremiah 9:2

If only I had in the waste land a night's resting-place for travellers, so that I might go away, far from my people! for they are all untrue, a band of false men.

1 Samuel 27:1

And David said to himself, Some day death will come to me by the hand of Saul: the only thing for me to do is to get away into the land of the Philistines; then Saul will give up hope of taking me in any part of the land of Israel: and so I may be able to get away from him.

2 Samuel 15:14

And David said to all his servants who were with him at Jerusalem, Come, let us go in flight, or not one of us will be safe from Absalom: let us go without loss of time, or he will overtake us quickly and send evil on us, and put the town to the sword.

2 Samuel 17:21-22

Then after the servants had gone away, they came up out of the water-hole and went to give King David the news; and they said, Get up and go quickly over the water, for such and such are Ahithophel's designs against you.

Proverbs 6:4-5

Give no sleep to your eyes, or rest to them;

Jeremiah 37:12

Jeremiah went out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, with the purpose of taking up his heritage there among the people.

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