Proverbs 23:35

“They have stricken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They haue striken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sicke: they haue beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seeke it yet againe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They struck me, {but} I did not become ill; They beat me, {but} I did not know {it.} When shall I awake? I will seek another drink."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They have stricken me, `shalt thou say', and I was not hurt; They have beaten me, and I felt it not: When shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They have overcome me, you will say, and I have no pain; they gave me blows without my feeling them: when will I be awake from my wine? I will go after it again.
- Basic English Bible

-- ''They have smitten me, [and] I am not sore; they have beaten me, [and] I knew it not. When shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.''
- Darby Bible

They have stricken me, wilt thou say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.
- Webster's Bible

They hit me, and I was not hurt! They beat me, and I don't feel it! When will I wake up? I can do it again. I can find another.
- World English Bible

`They smote me, I have not been sick, They beat me, I have not known. When I awake -- I seek it yet again!'
- Youngs Literal Bible

'They have struck me, and I felt it not, they have beaten me, and I knew it not; when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 23:35


23:35 Sick - I was not sensible of it. Again - At present my condition requires sleep to settle myself, and when I am composed, I purpose to return to my former course.


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