Deuteronomy 28:67

“In the morning thou shalt say, Would God it were even! and at even thou shalt say, Would God it were morning! for the fear of thine heart wherewith thou shalt fear, and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In the morning thou shalt say, Would God it were Euen: and at Euen thou shalt say, Would God it were morning, for the feare of thine heart wherewith thou shalt feare, and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"In the morning you shall say, 'Would that it were evening!' And at evening you shall say, 'Would that it were morning!' because of the dread of your heart which you dread, and for the sight of your eyes which you will see.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In the morning thou shalt say, Would it were even! and at even thou shalt say, Would it were morning! for the fear of thy heart which thou shalt fear, and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In the morning you will say, If only it was evening! And at evening you will say, If only morning would come! Because of the fear in your hearts and the things which your eyes will see.
- Basic English Bible

In the morning thou shalt say, Would that it were even! and in the evening thou shalt say, Would that it were morning! through the fright of thy heart wherewith thou shalt be in terror, and through the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
- Darby Bible

In the morning thou shalt say, O that it were evening, and at evening thou shalt say, O that it were morning! for the fear of thy heart with which thou shalt fear, and for the sight of thy eyes which thou shalt see.
- Webster's Bible

In the morning you shall say, "I wish it were evening!" and at evening you shall say, "I wish it were morning!" for the fear of your heart which you shall fear, and for the sight of your eyes which you shall see.
- World English Bible

in the morning thou sayest, O that it were evening! and in the evening thou sayest, O that it were morning! from the fear of thy heart, with which thou art afraid, and from the sight of thine eyes which thou seest.
- Youngs Literal Bible

In the morning thou shalt say: 'Would it were even!' and at even thou shalt say: 'Would it were morning!' for the fear of thy heart which thou shalt fear, and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Deuteronomy 28:67

  • Richard lee terry for verse 67
    When I suffered with long bouts of depression in the past, this passage captured exactly how I felt each day.

    Deuteronomy 28:67
    In the morning...I said, Would to God it were evening! [I wish this day were over] and at evening...I said, Would to God it were morning! [I wish this pain were over for the night]
  • Thomas Waters for verse 67
    Psalm 51:12 (KJV 1900) 12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; And uphold me with thy free spirit.

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