NIV: Like a slave longing for the evening shadows, or a hired laborer waiting to be paid,
NAS: "As a slave who pants for the shade, And as a hired man who eagerly waits for his wages,
KJV: As a servant earnestly desireth the shadow, and as an hireling looketh for the reward of his work:
GWT: Like a slave, he longs for shade. Like a hired hand, he eagerly looks for his pay.
ASV: As a servant that earnestly desireth the shadow, And as a hireling that looketh for his wages:
BBE: As a servant desiring the shades of evening, and a workman looking for his payment:
DBY: As a bondman earnestly desireth the shadow, and a hireling expecteth his wages,
DRB: As a servant longeth for the shade, as the hireling looketh for the end of his work;
WBS: As a servant earnestly desireth the shadow, and as a hireling looketh for the reward of his work;
WEB: As a servant who earnestly desires the shadow, as a hireling who looks for his wages,
YLT: As a servant desireth the shadow, And as a hireling expecteth his wage,
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