Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;
Treasury of Scripture
Psalm 9:13 Have mercy on me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, you that lift me up from the gates of death:
Psalm 25:19 Consider my enemies; for they are many; and they hate me with cruel hatred.
Psalm 31:7 I will be glad and rejoice in your mercy: for you have considered my trouble; you have known my soul in adversities;
Psalm 119:153 Consider my affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget your law.
Lamentations 5:1 Remember, O LORD, what is come on us: consider, and behold our reproach.
Psalm 18:28 For you will light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.
1 Samuel 14:27,29 But Jonathan heard not when his father charged the people with the oath: why he put forth the end of the rod that was in his hand...
Ezra 9:8 And now for a little space grace has been showed from the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant to escape...
Luke 2:32 A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of your people Israel.
Revelation 21:23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it...
Jeremiah 51:39,57 In their heat I will make their feasts, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake...
Ephesians 5:14 Why he said, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.
ContextHow Long, O Lord?
1How long will you forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long will you hide your face from me? 2How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall my enemy be exalted over me? 3Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death; 4Lest my enemy say, I have prevailed against him; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved. 5But I have trusted in your mercy; my heart shall rejoice in your salvation. 6I will sing to the LORD, because he has dealt bountifully with me.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Consider and answer me, O Jehovah my God: Lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the'sleep of death;
How long shall my enemy be exalted over me?
Darby Bible Translation
Consider, answer me, O Jehovah my God! lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;
King James Bible
Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;
Young's Literal Translation
Look attentively; Answer me, O Jehovah, my God, Enlighten mine eyes, lest I sleep in death,