New International Version
When I lie down I think, 'How long before I get up?' The night drags on, and I toss and turn until dawn.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
World English Bible
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.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When I lie down - I have so little rest, that when I do lie down I long for the return of the light, that I may rise. Nothing can better depict the state of a man under continual afflictions, which afford him no respite, his days and his nights being spent in constant anguish, utterly unable to be in any one posture, so that he is continually changing his position in his bed, finding ease nowhere: thus, as himself expresses it, he is full of tossings.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
night, etc. Heb. evening be measured. tossings.
LibraryDecember 4 Evening
I would not live alway.--JOB 7:16. And I said, O that I had wings like a dove, for then would I fly away, and be at rest. I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest. In this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven. For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.--Having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better. …
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In the morning you will say, "If only it were evening!" and in the evening, "If only it were morning!"--because of the terror that will fill your hearts and the sights that your eyes will see.
When I think my bed will comfort me and my couch will ease my complaint,
even then you frighten me with dreams and terrify me with visions,
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