Psalm 63:6
New International Version
On my bed I remember you; I think of you through the watches of the night.

New Living Translation
I lie awake thinking of you, meditating on you through the night.

English Standard Version
when I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night;

Berean Study Bible
When I remember You on my bed, I think of You through the watches of the night.

New American Standard Bible
When I remember You on my bed, I meditate on You in the night watches,

King James Bible
When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.

Christian Standard Bible
When I think of you as I lie on my bed, I meditate on you during the night watches

Contemporary English Version
I think about you, God, before I go to sleep, and my thoughts turn to you during the night.

Good News Translation
As I lie in bed, I remember you; all night long I think of you,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When I think of You as I lie on my bed, I meditate on You during the night watches

International Standard Version
When I think of you in bed, I will meditate on you in the night watches.

NET Bible
whenever I remember you on my bed, and think about you during the nighttime hours.

New Heart English Bible
when I remember you on my bed, and think about you in the night watches.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have remembered you upon my bed and in the nights I meditated upon you

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As I lie on my bed, I remember you. Through the long hours of the night, I think about you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
When I remember Thee upon my couch, And meditate on Thee in the night-watches.

New American Standard 1977
When I remember Thee on my bed, I meditate on Thee in the night watches,

Jubilee Bible 2000
When I remember thee upon my bed and meditate on thee in the night watches.

King James 2000 Bible
When I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the night watches.

American King James Version
When I remember you on my bed, and meditate on you in the night watches.

American Standard Version
When I remember thee upon my bed, And meditate on thee in the night-watches.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Forasmuch as I have remembered thee on my bed: in the early seasons I have meditated on thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If I have remembered thee upon my bed, I will meditate on thee in the morning:

Darby Bible Translation
When I remember thee upon my bed, I meditate on thee in the night-watches:

English Revised Version
When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.

Webster's Bible Translation
When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.

World English Bible
when I remember you on my bed, and think about you in the night watches.

Young's Literal Translation
If I have remembered Thee on my couch, In the watches -- I meditate on Thee.
Study Bible
Thirsting for God
5My soul is satisfied as with the richest of foods; with joyful lips my mouth will praise You. 6When I remember You on my bed, I think of You through the watches of the night. 7For You are my help; I will sing for joy in the shadow of Your wings.…
Cross References
Psalm 1:2
But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on His law he meditates day and night.

Psalm 4:4
Be angry, yet do not sin; on your bed, search your heart and be still. Selah

Psalm 16:7
I will bless the LORD who counsels me; even at night my conscience instructs me.

Psalm 42:8
The LORD decrees His loving devotion by day; and at night His song is with me--a prayer to the God of my life.

Psalm 77:2
In the day of trouble I sought the Lord; through the night my outstretched hands did not grow weary; my soul refused to be comforted.

Psalm 119:55
In the night, O LORD, I remember Your name, and I will keep Your law.

Psalm 119:148
My eyes anticipate the watches of night, that I may meditate on Your word.

Psalm 130:6
My soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning--more than watchmen waiting for the morning.

Ecclesiastes 12:1
Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of adversity come, and the years approach of which you will say, "I find no pleasure in them,"

Isaiah 26:9
My soul longs for You in the night; indeed, my spirit within me diligently seeks You. For when Your judgments come upon the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

Treasury of Scripture

When I remember you on my bed, and meditate on you in the night watches.

Psalm 42:8
Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life.

Psalm 77:4-6
Thou holdest mine eyes waking: I am so troubled that I cannot speak…

Psalm 119:55,147,148
I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law…







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

I remember You
זְכַרְתִּ֥יךָ (zə·ḵar·tî·ḵā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2142: To mark, to remember, to mention, to be male

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

my bed,
יְצוּעָ֑י (yə·ṣū·‘āy)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3326: Spread, a bed, an extension, wing, lean-to

I think
אֶהְגֶּה־ (’eh·geh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1897: To moan, growl, utter, speak, muse

of You
בָּֽךְ׃ (bāḵ)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

through the watches of the night.
בְּ֝אַשְׁמֻר֗וֹת (bə·’aš·mu·rō·wṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 821: A night watch
(6) Remember.--Better, remembered.

Bed.--Literally, beds.

Night watches.--According to the Jewish reckoning, the night was divided into three watches: the "beginning," or head (rosh); the "middle" (tikhon, Judges 7:19); and the "morning" (boker, Exodus 14:24).

Verse 6. - When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches. David had doubtless done this during the long and anxious night which followed his first day in the wilderness of Judea (2 Samuel 16:14). 63:3-6 Even in affliction we need not want matter for praise. When this is the regular frame of a believer's mind, he values the loving-kindness of God more than life. God's loving-kindness is our spiritual life, and that is better than temporal life. We must praise God with joyful lips; we must address ourselves to the duties of religion with cheerfulness, and speak forth the praises of God from a principle of holy joy. Praising lips must be joyful lips. David was in continual danger; care and fear held his eyes waking, and gave him wearisome nights; but he comforted himself with thoughts of God. The mercies of God, when called to mind in the night watches, support the soul, making darkness cheerful. How happy will be that last morning, when the believer, awaking up after the Divine likeness, shall be satisfied with all the fulness of God, and praise him with joyful lips, where there is no night, and where sorrow and sighing flee away!
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