Psalm 130:6
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New International Version
I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning.

New Living Translation
I long for the Lord more than sentries long for the dawn, yes, more than sentries long for the dawn.

English Standard Version
my soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning, more than watchmen for the morning.

New American Standard Bible
My soul waits for the Lord More than the watchmen for the morning; Indeed, more than the watchmen for the morning.

King James Bible
My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I wait for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning-- more than watchmen for the morning.

International Standard Version
My soul looks to the Lord more than watchmen look for the morning— more, indeed, than watchmen for the morning.

NET Bible
I yearn for the Lord, more than watchmen do for the morning, yes, more than watchmen do for the morning.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have waited for Lord Jehovah from the watch of dawn and unto the watch of the morning.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My soul waits for the LORD more than those who watch for the morning, more than those who watch for the morning.

JPS Tanakh 1917
My soul waiteth for the Lord, More than watchmen for the morning; Yea, more than watchmen for the morning.

New American Standard 1977
My soul waits for the Lord
            More than the watchmen for the morning;
            Indeed, more than the watchmen for the morning.

Jubilee Bible 2000
My soul has waited for the Lord more than those that watch for the morning: I say, more than those that watch for the morning.

King James 2000 Bible
My soul waits for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

American King James Version
My soul waits for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

American Standard Version
My soul waiteth for the Lord More than watchmen wait for the morning; Yea, more than watchmen for the morning.

Douay-Rheims Bible
From the morning watch even until night, let Israel hope in the Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
My soul [waiteth] for the Lord more than the watchers [wait] for the morning, [more than] the watchers for the morning.

English Revised Version
My soul looketh for the Lord, more than watchmen look for the morning; yea, more than watchmen for the morning.

Webster's Bible Translation
My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

World English Bible
My soul longs for the Lord more than watchmen long for the morning; more than watchmen for the morning.

Young's Literal Translation
My soul is for the Lord, More than those watching for morning, Watching for morning!
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
130:5-8 It is for the Lord that my soul waits, for the gifts of his grace, and the working of his power. We must hope for that only which he has promised in his word. Like those who wish to see the dawn, being very desirous that light would come long before day; but still more earnestly does a good man long for the tokens of God's favour, and the visits of his grace. Let all that devote themselves to the Lord, cheerfully stay themselves on him. This redemption is redemption from all sin. Jesus Christ saves his people from their sins, both from the condemning and from the commanding power of sin. It is plenteous redemption; there is an all-sufficient fulness in the Redeemer, enough for all, enough for each; therefore enough for me, says the believer. Redemption from sin includes redemption from all other evils, therefore it is a plenteous redemption, through the atoning blood of Jesus, who shall redeem his people from all their sins. All that wait on God for mercy and grace, are sure to have peace.
Study Bible
Out of the Depths I Cried to You
5I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, And in His word do I hope. 6My soul waits for the Lord More than the watchmen for the morning; Indeed, more than the watchmen for the morning. 7O Israel, hope in the LORD; For with the LORD there is lovingkindness, And with Him is abundant redemption.…
Cross References
Psalm 33:20
Our soul waits for the LORD; He is our help and our shield.

Psalm 63:6
When I remember You on my bed, I meditate on You in the night watches,

Psalm 119:147
I rise before dawn and cry for help; I wait for Your words.
Treasury of Scripture

My soul waits for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

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Psalm 63:6 When I remember you on my bed, and meditate on you in the night watches.

Psalm 119:147 I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in your word.

Acts 27:29 Then fearing lest we should have fallen on rocks, they cast four …

I say more than they that watch for the morning. or, which watch unto the morning

Psalm 134:1 Behold, bless you the LORD, all you servants of the LORD, which by …

Isaiah 21:8 And he cried, A lion: My lord, I stand continually on the watchtower …

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