Parallel Verses

Amplified


Like a dream [which seems real] until one awakens,
O Lord, when stirred, [You observe the wicked], You will despise their image.

New American Standard Bible

Like a dream when one awakes,
O Lord, when aroused, You will despise their form.

King James Version

As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image.

Holman Bible

Like one waking from a dream,
Lord, when arising, You will despise their image.

International Standard Version

Like a dream when one awakens, Lord, you will despise their image when you arise.

A Conservative Version

As a dream from awakening, O LORD, when thou waken, thou will despise their form.

American Standard Version

As a dream when one awaketh, So, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou wilt despise their image.

Bible in Basic English

As a dream when one is awake, they are ended; they are like an image gone out of mind when sleep is over.

Darby Translation

As a dream, when one awaketh, wilt thou, Lord, on arising despise their image.

Julia Smith Translation

As a dream of him awaking, O Jehovah, in awaking thou wilt despise their image.

King James 2000

As a dream when one awakes; so, O Lord, when you awake, you shall despise their image.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like a dream upon awakening, when [you] wake up, O Lord, you will despise their fleeting form.

Modern King James verseion

like a dream when one awakens; so, O Jehovah, when You awake, You shall despise their image.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, even like as a dream when one awaketh, so makest thou their image to vanish out of the city.

NET Bible

They are like a dream after one wakes up. O Lord, when you awake you will despise them.

New Heart English Bible

As a dream when one wakes up, so, Lord, when you awake, you will despise their fantasies.

The Emphasized Bible

As the dream of him that waketh, O my Lord! when rousing thyself up, their shadowy being, wilt thou despise.

Webster

As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou wilt despise their image.

World English Bible

As a dream when one wakes up, so, Lord, when you awake, you will despise their fantasies.

Youngs Literal Translation

As a dream from awakening, O Lord, In awaking, their image Thou despisest.

References

American

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

19
How they are destroyed in a moment!
They are completely swept away by sudden terrors!
20 
Like a dream [which seems real] until one awakens,
O Lord, when stirred, [You observe the wicked], You will despise their image.
21
When my heart was embittered
And I was pierced within [as with the fang of an adder],


Cross References

Job 20:8


“He flies away like a dream and cannot be found;
Yes, he is chased away like a vision of the night.

Psalm 78:65


Then the Lord awakened as from sleep,
Like a [mighty] warrior who awakens from the sleep of wine [fully conscious of his power].

Psalm 7:6


Arise, O Lord, in Your anger;
Lift up Yourself against the rage of my enemies;
Rise up for me; You have commanded judgment and vindication.

Psalm 39:6


“Surely every man walks around like a shadow [in a charade];
Surely they make an uproar for nothing;
Each one builds up riches, not knowing who will receive them.

Psalm 90:5


You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep [forgotten as soon as they are gone];
In the morning they are like grass which grows anew—

Isaiah 29:7-8


And the multitude of all the nations that fight against Ariel (Jerusalem),
Even all who fight against her and her stronghold, and who distress her,
Will be like a dream, a vision of the night.

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