It is ·no use [in vain; without purpose] for you to get up early and stay up late, ·working for a living [L eating the bread of hardship/pain]. The Lord ·gives sleep to those he loves [or provides for those he loves while they sleep].
A Pilgrim Song of Solomon If God doesn’t build the house, the builders only build shacks. If God doesn’t guard the city, the night watchman might as well nap. It’s useless to rise early and go to bed late, and work your worried fingers to the bone. Don’t you know he enjoys giving rest to those he loves?
It is vain to you to rise before the light; rise ye after ye have set, that eat the bread of sorrow. When he shall give sleep to his loved; (It is useless for you to rise before the light; and then to stay up late, only so that ye can eat the bread of sorrows. For he giveth to his beloved; even while they sleep.)
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