Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Why then hast thou brought me forth out of the womb? Oh that I had given up the spirit and no eye had seen me!

New American Standard Bible

'Why then have You brought me out of the womb? Would that I had died and no eye had seen me!

King James Version

Wherefore then hast thou brought me forth out of the womb? Oh that I had given up the ghost, and no eye had seen me!

Holman Bible

“Why did You bring me out of the womb?
I should have died and never been seen.

International Standard Version

So why did you bring me out from the womb? I wish I had died, before anyone had seen me,

A Conservative Version

Why then have thou brought me forth out of the womb? I would have given up the spirit, and no eye had seen me.

American Standard Version

Wherefore then hast thou brought me forth out of the womb? I had given up the ghost, and no eye had seen me.

Amplified

Why then did You bring me forth out of the womb? Would that I had perished and no eye had seen me!

Bible in Basic English

Why then did you make me come out of my mother's body? It would have been better for me to have taken my last breath, and for no eye to have seen me,

Darby Translation

And wherefore didst thou bring me forth out of the womb? I had expired, and no eye had seen me.

Julia Smith Translation

And wherefore didst thou bring Me forth from the belly? I shall expire, and eye shall not see me.

King James 2000

Why then have you brought me forth out of the womb? Oh that I had died, and no eye had seen me!

Lexham Expanded Bible

So why did you bring me forth from the womb? I should have passed away, {and no eye should have seen me}.

Modern King James verseion

Why then have You brought me from the womb? Oh that I had given up the spirit, and no eye had seen me!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore hast thou brought me out of my mother's womb? O that I had perished, and that no eye had seen me.

NET Bible

"Why then did you bring me out from the womb? I should have died and no eye would have seen me!

New Heart English Bible

"'Why, then, have you brought me forth out of the womb? I wish I had given up the spirit, and no eye had seen me.

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore then, from the womb, didst thou bring me forth? I might have breathed my last, and, no eye, have seen me.

Webster

Why then hast thou brought me forth from the womb? O that I had expired, and no eye had seen me!

World English Bible

"'Why, then, have you brought me forth out of the womb? I wish I had given up the spirit, and no eye had seen me.

Youngs Literal Translation

And why from the womb Hast Thou brought me forth? I expire, and the eye doth not see me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

out of the womb
רחם 
Rechem 
Usage: 26

Oh that I had given up the ghost
גּוע 
Gava` 
die, give up the ghost, dead, perish, dead
Usage: 24

and no eye
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Job Continues His Response To Bildad

17 Thou dost renew thy plagues against me and increase thine indignation upon me, bringing up armies against me. 18 Why then hast thou brought me forth out of the womb? Oh that I had given up the spirit and no eye had seen me! 19 I should have been as though I had not been; I should have been carried from the womb to the grave.



Cross References

Job 3:10-11

because it did not shut up the doors of my mother's womb nor hide the misery from my eyes.

Job 11:20

But the eyes of the wicked shall consume themselves, and they shall have no refuge, and their hope shall be agony of the soul.

Job 14:10

But when man shall die and be cut off, and the man shall perish, where shall he be?

Jeremiah 15:10

Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them curses me.

Jeremiah 20:14-18

Cursed be the day in which I was born; do not let the day in which my mother bore me be blessed.

Matthew 26:24

The Son of man goes as it is written of him, but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! It had been good for that man if he had not been born.

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