Isaiah 21:8
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New Living Translation
Then the watchman called out, "Day after day I have stood on the watchtower, my lord. Night after night I have remained at my post.

King James Bible
And he cried, A lion: My lord, I stand continually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights:

Darby Bible Translation
And he cried as a lion, Lord, I stand continually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights.

World English Bible
He cried like a lion: "Lord, I stand continually on the watchtower in the daytime, and every night I stay at my post.

Young's Literal Translation
And he crieth -- a lion, 'On a watch-tower my lord, I am standing continually by day, And on my ward I am stationed whole nights.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

21:8 A lion - The watchmen cried out, I see also a lion marching before the horsemen and chariots: which they suppose to represent Cyrus or Darius marching in the head of their armies. My lord - The watchman speaks to the prophet, who had set him in this station. Whole nights - According to thy command I have stood, and do yet stand continually, both day and night, upon my watch - tower.

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2 Chronicles 20:24
So when the army of Judah arrived at the lookout point in the wilderness, all they saw were dead bodies lying on the ground as far as they could see. Not a single one of the enemy had escaped.

Habakkuk 2:1
I will climb up to my watchtower and stand at my guardpost. There I will wait to see what the LORD says and how he will answer my complaint.

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