Job 7:4
Good News Translation
When I lie down to sleep, the hours drag; I toss all night and long for dawn.

Contemporary English Version
I pray for night to end, but it stretches out while I toss and turn.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If I lie down to sleep, I shall say: When shall I rise? and again, I shall look for the evening, and shall be filled with sorrows even till darkness.

New American Bible
When I lie down I say, “When shall I arise?” then the night drags on; I am filled with restlessness until the dawn.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If I lie down to sleep, I shall say: When shall I rise? and again, I shall look for the evening, and shall be filled with sorrows even till darkness.

When.

Job 7:13,14 If I say: My bed shall comfort me, and I shall be relieved, speaking with myself on my couch: . . .

Job 17:12 They have turned night into day, and after darkness I hope for light again.

Job 30:17 In the night my bone is pierced with sorrows: and they that feed upon me, do not sleep.

Deuteronomy 28:67 In the morning thou shalt say: Who will grant me evening? and at evening: Who will grant me morning? for the fearfulness of thy heart, wherewith thou shalt be terrified, and for those things which thou shalt see with thy eyes.

Psalm 6:6 I have laboured in my groanings, every night I will wash my bed: I will water my couch with my tears.

Psalm 77:4 My eyes prevented the watches: I was troubled, and I spoke not.

Psalm 130:6 From the morning watch even until night, let Israel hope in the Lord.

night, etc.

Psalm 109:23 I am taken away like the shadow when it declineth: and I am shaken off as locusts.

Isaiah 54:11 O poor little one, tossed with tempest, without all comfort, behold I will lay thy stones in order, and will lay thy foundations with sapphires,

Context
Job Continues: Life Seems Futile
3So I also have had empty months, and have numbered to myself wearisome nights. 4If I lie down to sleep, I shall say: When shall I rise? and again, I shall look for the evening, and shall be filled with sorrows even till darkness.5My flesh is clothed with rottenness and the filth of dust; my skin is withered and drawn together.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:67
In the morning thou shalt say: Who will grant me evening? and at evening: Who will grant me morning? for the fearfulness of thy heart, wherewith thou shalt be terrified, and for those things which thou shalt see with thy eyes.

Job 7:13
If I say: My bed shall comfort me, and I shall be relieved, speaking with myself on my couch:

Job 7:14
Thou wilt frighten me with dreams, and terrify me with visions.

Additional Translations
When I lie down I think: ‘When will I get up?’ But the night drags on, and I toss and turn until dawn.When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? and I am full of tossings to and fro to the dawning of the day.

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? And I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day.

Whenever I lie down, I say, When will it be day? and whenever I rise up, again I say when will it be evening? and I am full of pains from evening to morning.

If I lie down, I say, When shall I rise up, and the darkness be gone? and I am full of tossings until the dawn.

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise? but the night is long; and I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day.

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? and I am full of tossings to and fro to the dawning of the day.

When I lie down, I say, 'When shall I arise, and the night be gone?' I toss and turn until the dawning of the day.

If I lay down then I said, 'When do I rise!' And evening hath been measured, And I have been full of tossings till dawn.
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