Parallel Verses

King James Version

Thou holdest mine eyes waking: I am so troubled that I cannot speak.

New American Standard Bible

You have held my eyelids open; I am so troubled that I cannot speak.

Holman Bible

You have kept me from closing my eyes;
I am troubled and cannot speak.

International Standard Version

You kept my eyes open; I was troubled and couldn't speak.

A Conservative Version

Thou have held my eyelids watching. I am so troubled that I cannot speak.

American Standard Version

Thou holdest mine eyes watching: I am so troubled that I cannot speak.

Amplified

You hold my eyes from closing; I am so troubled that I cannot speak.

Bible in Basic English

You keep my eyes from sleep; I am so troubled that no words come.

Darby Translation

Thou holdest open mine eyelids; I am full of disquiet and cannot speak.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou didst hold mine eyes watching: I was moved, and I will not speak.

King James 2000

You hold my eyes from closing: I am so troubled that I cannot speak.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You hold [open] my eyelids. I am troubled and cannot speak.

Modern King James verseion

You keep my eyes awake; I am troubled and I cannot speak.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou heldest mine eyes waking, I was so feeble, that I could not speak.

NET Bible

You held my eyelids open; I was troubled and could not speak.

New Heart English Bible

You hold my eyelids open. I am so troubled that I can't speak.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou hast held, watching, mine eyes, I was driven to and fro, and could not speak;

Webster

Thou holdest my eyes waking: I am so troubled that I cannot speak.

World English Bible

You hold my eyelids open. I am so troubled that I can't speak.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast taken hold of the watches of mine eyes, I have been moved, and I speak not.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Confidence In A Time Of Crisis

3 I remembered God, and was troubled: I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed. Selah. 4 Thou holdest mine eyes waking: I am so troubled that I cannot speak. 5 I have considered the days of old, the years of ancient times.


Cross References

Esther 6:1

On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.

Job 2:13

So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him: for they saw that his grief was very great.

Job 6:3

For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea: therefore my words are swallowed up.

Job 7:13-15

When I say, My bed shall comfort me, my couch shall ease my complaint;

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.

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