Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

Yes, I would wander far away, I would lodge in the wilderness. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

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

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 I said, "Oh that I had wings like a dove! Then I would fly away, and be at rest. 7 Behold, then I would wander far off. I would lodge in the wilderness." Selah. 8 "I would hurry to a shelter from the stormy wind and storm."


Cross References

Jeremiah 9:2

Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

1 Samuel 27:1

David said in his heart, "I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than that I should escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul will despair of me, to seek me any more in all the borders of Israel. So shall I escape out of his hand."

2 Samuel 15:14

David said to all his servants who were with him at Jerusalem, "Arise, and let us flee; for else none of us shall escape from Absalom. Make speed to depart, lest he overtake us quickly, and bring down evil on us, and strike the city with the edge of the sword."

2 Samuel 17:21-22

It happened, after they had departed, that they came up out of the well, and went and told king David; and they said to David, "Arise and pass quickly over the water; for thus has Ahithophel counseled against you."

Proverbs 6:4-5

Give no sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids.

Jeremiah 37:12

then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to receive his portion there, in the midst of the people.

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