This was [my lot]; by day the heat consumed me and by night the cold, and I could not sleep.
My bones are pierced [with aching] in the night season, and the pains that gnaw me take no rest.
You hold my eyes from closing; I am so troubled that I cannot speak.
For all his days are but pain and sorrow, and his work is a vexation and grief; his mind takes no rest even at night. This is also vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility)!
On that night the king could not sleep; and he ordered that the book of memorable deeds, the chronicles, be brought, and they were read before the king.
Their land brought forth frogs in abundance, even in the chambers of their kings.
In the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams by which his spirit was troubled and agitated and his sleep went from him.
My eyes anticipate the night watches and I am awake before the cry of the watchman, that I may meditate on Your word.
Then the king went to his palace and passed the night fasting, neither were instruments of music or dancing girls brought before him; and his sleep fled from him.
As a servant earnestly longs for the shade and the evening shadows, and as a hireling who looks for the reward of his work, So am I allotted months of futile [suffering], and [long] nights of misery are appointed to me.