Psalm 132:4
New International Version
I will allow no sleep to my eyes or slumber to my eyelids,

New Living Translation
I will not let my eyes sleep nor close my eyelids in slumber

English Standard Version
I will not give sleep to my eyes or slumber to my eyelids,

Berean Study Bible
I will not give sleep to my eyes or slumber to my eyelids,

King James Bible
I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids,

New King James Version
I will not give sleep to my eyes Or slumber to my eyelids,

New American Standard Bible
I will not give sleep to my eyes Or slumber to my eyelids,

NASB 1995
I will not give sleep to my eyes Or slumber to my eyelids,

NASB 1977
I will not give sleep to my eyes, Or slumber to my eyelids;

Amplified Bible
I certainly will not permit my eyes to sleep Nor my eyelids to slumber,

Christian Standard Bible
I will not allow my eyes to sleep or my eyelids to slumber

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will not allow my eyes to sleep or my eyelids to slumber

American Standard Version
I will not give sleep to mine eyes, Or slumber to mine eyelids;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I shall not give sleep to my eyes, neither slumber to my eyebrows

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I will not give sleep to mine eyes, nor slumber to mine eyelids, nor rest to my temples,

Contemporary English Version
or close my eyelids,

Douay-Rheims Bible
If I shall give sleep to my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids,

Good News Translation
I will not rest or sleep,

International Standard Version
or let myself go to sleep or even take a nap,

JPS Tanakh 1917
I will not give sleep to mine eyes, Nor slumber to mine eyelids;

Literal Standard Version
If I give sleep to my eyes, To my eyelids—slumber,

New American Bible
I will give my eyes no sleep, my eyelids no rest,

NET Bible
I will not allow my eyes to sleep, or my eyelids to slumber,

New Revised Standard Version
I will not give sleep to my eyes or slumber to my eyelids,

New Heart English Bible
I will not give sleep to my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids;

World English Bible
I will not give sleep to my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids;

Young's Literal Translation
If I give sleep to mine eyes, To mine eyelids -- slumber,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Remember David's Affliction
3“I will not enter my house or get into my bed, 4I will not give sleep to my eyes or slumber to my eyelids, 5until I find a place for the LORD, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob.”…

Cross References
Proverbs 6:4
Allow no sleep to your eyes or slumber to your eyelids.

Psalm 132:5
until I find a place for the LORD, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob."


Treasury of Scripture

I will not give sleep to my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids,

give sleep

Genesis 24:33
And there was set meat before him to eat: but he said, I will not eat, until I have told mine errand. And he said, Speak on.

Ruth 3:18
Then said she, Sit still, my daughter, until thou know how the matter will fall: for the man will not be in rest, until he have finished the thing this day.

Proverbs 6:4
Give not sleep to thine eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids.











(4) I will not.--For this proverbial expression see Proverbs 6:4.

Verse 4. - I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to my eyelids. Exegetical of the last clause of ver. 3.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will not
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

give
אֶתֵּ֣ן (’et·tên)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

sleep
שְׁנַ֣ת (šə·naṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 8153: Sleep

to my eyes
לְעֵינָ֑י (lə·‘ê·nāy)
Preposition-l | Noun - cdc | first person common singular
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

[or] slumber
תְּנוּמָֽה׃ (tə·nū·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8572: Drowsiness, sleep

to my eyelids,
לְֽעַפְעַפַּ֥י (lə·‘ap̄·‘ap·pay)
Preposition-l | Noun - mdc | first person common singular
Strong's 6079: An eyelash, morning ray


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