By day the drought consumed me, and by night, the frost; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.
My bones pierce me in the night, and my sinews take no rest.
Thou didst hold my eyelids open; I am broken and did not speak.
For all his days are only sorrows, and his travail grief; yea, his heart does not take rest in the night. This is also vanity.
On that night the king could not sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles, and they were read before the king.
Their land brought forth frogs in abundance in the chambers of their kings.
And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, with which his spirit was troubled, and his sleep fled from him.
My eyes anticipate the night watches that I might meditate in thy spoken word.
Then the king went to his palace and lay down without eating; neither were instruments of music brought before him, and his sleep fled from him.
As a slave earnestly desires the shade and as a hireling waits for rest from his work, so I am made to possess months of vanity, and wearisome nights are appointed to me.