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Psalm 127:2

It is vain for you cto drise up early, to dsit up celate,

To feat the bread of gsorrows:

For hso he giveth his ibeloved sleep.

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Psalm 127:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

In vain you rise early

and stay up late,

toiling for food to eat—

for he grants sleep to those he loves.

Psalm 127:2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

It is in vain that you rise up early

and go late to rest,

eating the bread of anxious toil;

for he gives to his beloved sleep.

Psalm 127:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

It is useless for you to work so hard

from early morning until late at night,

anxiously working for food to eat;

for God gives rest to his loved ones.

Psalm 127:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

It is vain for you to rise up early,

To sit up late,

To eat the bread of sorrows;

For so He gives His beloved sleep.

Psalm 127:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

It is no use for you to get up early

and stay up late,

working for a living.

The Lord gives sleep to those he loves.

Psalm 127:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

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.

Psalm 127:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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.

Psalm 127:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

It is useless to work hard for the food you eat 

by getting up early and going to bed late. 

The Lord gives ⸤food⸥ to those he loves while they sleep. 

Psalm 127:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

In vain you get up early and stay up late,

working hard to have enough food—

yes, He gives sleep to the one He loves.

Psalm 127:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

It is in vain that you rise up early

and go late to rest,

eating the bread of anxious toil;

for he gives sleep to his beloved.

Psalm 127:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

It is in vain for you who rise early and sit late,

eating the bread of anxious toil,

when thus he provides for his beloved in his sleep.

Psalm 127:2 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

It’s useless for you to work from early morning

until late at night

just to get food to eat.

God provides for those he loves even while they sleep.

Psalm 127:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

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.


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