Psalms 127:2

It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 127:2

It is vaine for you to rise vp early, to sit vp late, to eate the bread of sorrowes: for so hee giueth his beloued sleepe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved {even in his} sleep.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

It is vain for you to rise up early, To take rest late, To eat the bread of toil; `For' so he giveth unto his beloved sleep.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is of no use for you to get up early, and to go late to your rest, with the bread of sorrow for your food; for the Lord gives to his loved ones in sleep.
- Basic English Bible

It is vain for you to rise up early, to lie down late, to eat the bread of sorrows: so to his beloved one he giveth sleep.
- Darby Bible

It is vain for you to rise early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.
- Webster's Bible

It is vain for you to rise up early, to stay up late, eating the bread of toil; for he gives sleep to his loved ones.
- World English Bible

Vain for you who are rising early, Who delay sitting, eating the bread of griefs, So He giveth to His beloved one sleep.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It is vain for you that ye rise early, and sit up late, ye that eat the bread of toil; so He giveth unto His beloved in sleep.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 127:2

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 127:2


127:2 You - Builders, or watchmen. To sit - To use constant and unwearied diligence. So - By his blessing. Giveth - Freely, without that immoderate toiling, wherewith others pursue it.


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