Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

and exclaimed: "I left my mother's womb naked, and I will return to God naked. The LORD has given, and the LORD has taken. May the name of the LORD be blessed."

New American Standard Bible

He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."

King James Version

And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.

Holman Bible

saying:Naked I came from my mother’s womb,
and naked I will leave this life.
The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away.
Praise the name of Yahweh.

A Conservative Version

And he said, Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked I shall return there. LORD gave, and LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of LORD.

American Standard Version

and he said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: Jehovah gave, and Jehovah hath taken away; blessed be the name of Jehovah.

Amplified

And said, Naked (without possessions) came I [into this world] from my mother's womb, and naked (without possessions) shall I depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; blessed (praised and magnified in worship) be the name of the Lord!

Bible in Basic English

With nothing I came out of my mother's body, and with nothing I will go back there; the Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; let the Lord's name be praised.

Darby Translation

and he said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: Jehovah gave, and Jehovah hath taken away; blessed be the name of Jehovah!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there. The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Naked I came forth from my mother's womb, and naked shall I turn back there: Jehovah gave, and Jehovah took; the name of Jehovah shall be blessed.

King James 2000

And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there: the LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said, "Naked I came out from my mother's womb, and naked I will return there. Yahweh gives, and Yahweh takes. Let Yahweh's name be blessed."

Modern King James verseion

And he said, I came naked out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there. Jehovah gave, and Jehovah has taken away. Blessed be the name of Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and said, "Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I turn thither again. The LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; now blessed be the name of the LORD."

NET Bible

He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked I will return there. The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away. May the name of the Lord be blessed!"

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there. The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."

The Emphasized Bible

and said - Naked came I forth from the womb of my mother, and naked must I return thither, Yahweh, gave, and, Yahweh, hath taken away, - The name of Yahweh be blessed!

Webster

And said, Naked came I from my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: The LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.

World English Bible

He said, "Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there. Yahweh gave, and Yahweh has taken away. Blessed be the name of Yahweh."

Youngs Literal Translation

and he saith, 'Naked came I forth from the womb of my mother, and naked I turn back thither: Jehovah hath given and Jehovah hath taken: let the name of Jehovah be blessed.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ערם ערום 
`arowm 
Usage: 16

came I out
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

of my mother's
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

and naked
ערם ערום 
`arowm 
Usage: 16

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

and the Lord

Usage: 0

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

be the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

Devotionals

Devotionals about Job 1:21

Images Job 1:21

Context Readings

Satan's First Test Of Job

20 Then Job stood up, tore his robe, shaved his head, fell to the ground, bowed very low, 21 and exclaimed: "I left my mother's womb naked, and I will return to God naked. The LORD has given, and the LORD has taken. May the name of the LORD be blessed." 22 Job neither sinned nor charged God with wrongdoing in all of this.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 5:15

Just as he came naked from his mother's womb, he will leave as naked as he came; he will receive no profit from his efforts he cannot carry away even a handful.

Job 2:10

But he replied to her, "You're talking like foolish women do. Are we to accept what is good from God but not tragedy?" Throughout all of this, Job did not sin by what he said.

Ephesians 5:20

you will consistently give thanks to God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah;

1 Thessalonians 5:18

In everything be thankful, because this is God's will for you in the Messiah Jesus.

1 Timothy 6:7

Nothing to this world we bring; from it take we nothing.

Genesis 3:19

You will eat food by the sweat of your brow until you're buried in the ground, because you were taken from it. You're made from dust and you'll return to dust."

Psalm 49:17

When he dies, he will not be able to take it all with him his possessions will not follow him to the grave,

Ecclesiastes 5:19

Furthermore, for every person to whom God has given wealth, riches, and the ability to enjoy them, to accept this allotment, and to rejoice in his work this is a gift from God.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

then man's dust will go back to the earth, returning to what it was, and the spirit will return to the God who gave it.

James 1:17

Every generous act of giving and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father who made the heavenly lights, in whom there is no inconsistency or shifting shadow.

Genesis 30:2

That made Jacob angry with Rachel, so he asked her, "Can I take God's place, who has not allowed you to conceive?"

Genesis 45:5

"I'm your brother Joseph, whom you sold into slavery in Egypt!" he told them. "But don't be distressed or angry at yourselves because you sold me here, because God sent me ahead of you all in order to deliver us.

1 Samuel 2:7

The LORD makes people poor and he makes people rich, he brings them low, and he also exalts them.

1 Samuel 3:18

So Samuel told him everything he did not conceal anything from him. Eli said, "He is the LORD. May he do what seems good to him."

2 Samuel 16:12

Perhaps the LORD will take note of my troubles and return good to me instead of curses today!"

1 Kings 12:15

The king would not listen to the people, because the turn of events was from the LORD, to fulfill his prediction that the LORD spoke by means of Ahijah the Shilonite to Nebat's son Jeroboam

2 Kings 20:19

At this, Hezekiah replied to Isaiah, "What you've spoken from the LORD is good," because he had been thinking, "Why not, as long as there's peace and security in my lifetime"?"

Job 1:11

However, stretch out your hand and strike everything he owns, and he will curse you to your face."

Psalm 34:1

I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise will be in my mouth continuously.

Psalm 39:9

I remain silent; I do not open my mouth, for you are the one who acted.

Psalm 89:38-52

But you have spurned, rejected, and became angry with your anointed one.

Isaiah 24:15

Therefore, you in the east, give glory to the LORD! You in the coastlands of the sea, give glory to the name of the LORD God of Israel!

Isaiah 42:24

"Who handed Jacob over to looters, and Israel to robbers? Was it not the LORD, against whom we have sinned? After all, they weren't willing to walk in his ways, and they wouldn't obey his instruction,

Isaiah 45:7

"I form light and create darkness, I make goodness and create disaster. I am the LORD, who does all these things.

Lamentations 3:38

Do not both good and evil things proceed from the mouth of the Most High?

Amos 3:6

And when an alarm sounds in the city, the people will tremble, won't they? If there is trouble in a city, the LORD has brought it about, has he not?"

Matthew 20:15

I am allowed to do what I want with my own money, am I not? Or are you envious because I'm generous?'

Acts 4:28

to carry out everything that your hand and will had predetermined to take place.

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