KJV LexiconFor a thousand
hence (the ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand -- thousand.
a year (as a revolution of time) -- + whole age, long, + old, year(-ly).
in thy sight
an eye; by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape)
are but as
a day (as the warm hours),
heretofore; definitely yesterday -- + before (that) time, + heretofore, of late (old), + times past, yester(day).
when it is past
to cross over; used very widely of any transition (literal or figurative; transitive, intransitive, intensive, causative); specifically, to cover (in copulation)
and as a watch
a night watch -- watch.
in the night
a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity -- (mid-)night (season).
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
For a thousand years in Your sight Are like yesterday when it passes by, Or as a watch in the night.
King James Bible
For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
For in Your sight a thousand years are like yesterday that passes by, like a few hours of the night.
International Standard Version
One thousand years in your sight are but a single day that passes by, just like a night watch.
Yes, in your eyes a thousand years are like yesterday that quickly passes, or like one of the divisions of the nighttime.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because a thousand years in your eyes is like a day that is finished when it is passed and like a watch of the night.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Indeed, in your sight a thousand years are like a single day, like yesterday-already past- like an hour in the night.
King James 2000 Bible
For a thousand years in your sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night.
Psalm 90:4 NIV
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