Job 161 Then Job answered and said, 2 I have heard many such things: ▼ Miserable comforters are ye all. ▼
▼ 1) Or Wearisome3 Shall ▼ vain words have an end? Or what provoketh thee that thou answerest? ▼
▼ 1) Heb words of wind4 I also could speak as ye do; If your soul were in my soul’s stead, I could join words together against you, And shake my head at you. 5 But I would strengthen you with my mouth, And the solace of my lips would assuage your grief . 6 Though I speak, my grief is not assuaged; And though I forbear, ▼ what am I eased? ▼
▼ 1) Heb what departeth from me?7 But now he hath made me weary: Thou hast made desolate all my company. 8 And thou hast ▼ laid fast hold on me, which is a witness against me : And my leanness riseth up against me, It testifieth to my face. ▼
▼ 1) Or shrivelled me up9 He hath torn me in his wrath, and ▼ persecuted me; He hath gnashed upon me with his teeth: Mine adversary sharpeneth his eyes upon me. ▼
▼ 1) Or hated10 They have gaped upon me with their mouth; They have smitten me upon the cheek reproachfully: They gather themselves together against me. 11 God delivereth me to the ungodly, And casteth me into the hands of the wicked. 12 I was at ease, and he brake me asunder; Yea, he hath taken me by the neck, and dashed me to pieces: He hath also set me up for his mark. 13 His ▼ archers compass me round about; He cleaveth my reins asunder, and doth not spare; He poureth out my gall upon the ground. ▼
▼ 1) Or arrows ; Or mighty ones14 He breaketh me with breach upon breach; He runneth upon me like a ▼ giant. ▼
▼ 1) Or mighty man15 I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin, And have ▼ laid my horn in the dust. ▼
▼ 1) Or defiled16 My face is red with weeping, And on my eyelids is the shadow of death; 17 Although there is no violence in my hands, And my prayer is pure. 18 O earth, cover not thou my blood, And let my cry ▼ have no resting -place. ▼
▼ 1) Or have no more place19 Even now, behold, my witness is in heaven, And he that voucheth for me is on high. 20 My friends scoff at me: But mine eye poureth out tears unto God, 21 ▼ That he would maintain the right of a man with God, And of a son of man with his neighbor! ▼
▼ 1) Or That one might plead for a man with God, As a son of man pleadeth for his neighbor.22 For when a few years are come, I shall go the way whence I shall not return.
Copyright information for ASV
Welcome to STEP Bible
From Tyndale House, Cambridge UK
Use the search box to find Bibles, commentaries, passages, search terms, etc. Here are some examples:
This shows how to quickly lookup a passage.
Looking up a passage in three different translations is also easy.
This asks STEP to search for the Greek word for 'brother' and show the results in the ESV.
This example runs both a 'Hebrew word search' and a 'Text' search and shows the results in both the NIV and ESV.
You can mix most searches. This finds any word translated as 'throne' in the Prophets and the New Testament, but only in verses concerning the topic 'David'. This excludes verses which refer to a 'throne' in other contexts.
Interlinear Hebrew & Greek is available for some translations with grammar (and more soon). To reverse the interlinear order, click on a version abbreviation under the verse number.
© Tyndale House, Cambridge, UK - 2018