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I will take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand.

New American Standard Bible

"Why should I take my flesh in my teeth And put my life in my hands?

King James Version

Wherefore do I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in mine hand?

Holman Bible

Why do I put myself at risk
and take my life in my own hands?

International Standard Version

Why shouldn't I bite my flesh or take my life in my hands?

A Conservative Version

Why should I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand?

American Standard Version

Wherefore should I take my flesh in my teeth, And put my life in my hand?

Amplified

Why should I take my flesh in my teeth and put my life in my hands [incurring the danger of God's wrath]?

Darby Translation

Wherefore should I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand?

Julia Smith Translation

For what shall I lift up my flesh in my teeth, and shall I put my soul in my hand?

King James 2000

Why do I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Why should I take my flesh in my teeth and put my life in my hand?

Modern King James verseion

Why do I take my flesh in my teeth and put my life in my hand?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore do I bear my flesh in my teeth, and put my soul in my hands?

NET Bible

Why do I put myself in peril, and take my life in my hands?

New Heart English Bible

Why should I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand?

The Emphasized Bible

In any case, I will take up my flesh in my teeth, and, my life, will I put in my hand:

Webster

Why do I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand?

World English Bible

Why should I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand?

Youngs Literal Translation

Wherefore do I take my flesh in my teeth? And my soul put in my hand?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

my flesh
בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 270

in my teeth
שׁן 
Shen 
Usage: 55

and put
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

my life
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

Context Readings

Be Quiet While I Speak

13 Keep quiet, and let me say what is in my mind, whatever may come to me. 14 I will take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand. 15 Truly, he will put an end to me; I have no hope; but I will not give way in argument before him;



Cross References

Judges 12:3

So when I saw that there was no help to be had from you, I put my life in my hand and went over against the children of Ammon, and the Lord gave them into my hands: why then have you come up to me this day to make war on me?

Psalm 119:109

My soul is ever in danger; but I still keep the memory of your law.

1 Samuel 19:5

For he put his life in danger and overcame the Philistine, and the Lord gave all Israel salvation: you saw it and were glad: why then are you sinning against him who has done no wrong, desiring the death of David without cause?

1 Samuel 28:21

And the woman came to Saul and saw that he was in great trouble, and said to him, See now, your servant has given ear to your words, and I have put my life in danger by doing what you said.

Job 18:4

But come back, now, come: you who are wounding yourself in your passion, will the earth be given up because of you, or a rock be moved out of its place?

Ecclesiastes 4:5

The foolish man, folding his hands, takes the flesh of his body for food.

Isaiah 9:20

On the right a man was cutting off bits and was still in need; on the left a man took a meal but had not enough; no man had pity on his brother; every man was making a meal of the flesh of his neighbour.

Isaiah 49:26

And the flesh of your attackers will be taken by themselves for food; and they will take their blood for drink, as if it was sweet wine: and all men will see that I the Lord am your saviour, even he who takes up your cause, the Strong One of Jacob.

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