Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Look sway from him, that he may rest, Till he shall pay off, as a hireling, his day.

New American Standard Bible

"Turn Your gaze from him that he may rest, Until he fulfills his day like a hired man.

King James Version

Turn from him, that he may rest, till he shall accomplish, as an hireling, his day.

Holman Bible

look away from him and let him rest
so that he can enjoy his day like a hired hand.

International Standard Version

Look away from him and leave him alone, so he can enjoy his time, like a hired worker."

A Conservative Version

look away from him, that he may rest, till he shall accomplish, as a hireling, his day.

American Standard Version

Look away from him, that he may rest, Till he shall accomplish, as a hireling, his day.

Amplified

[O God] turn from him [and cease to watch him so pitilessly]; let him rest until he has accomplished as does a hireling the appointed time for his day.

Bible in Basic English

Let your eyes be turned away from him, and take your hand from him, so that he may have pleasure at the end of his day, like a servant working for payment.

Darby Translation

Look away from him; and let him rest, till he accomplish, as a hireling, his day.

Julia Smith Translation

Look away from him and be shall cease, till he shall delight as an hireling in his day.

King James 2000

Turn from him, that he may rest, till he shall accomplish, as a hireling, his day.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look away from him, and let him desist until he enjoys his days like a laborer.

Modern King James verseion

look away from him, so that he may rest until he shall finish his day, as a hireling.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Go from him, that he may rest until his day come: which he looketh for, like as a hireling doth.

NET Bible

Look away from him and let him desist, until he fulfills his time like a hired man.

New Heart English Bible

Look away from him, that he may rest, until he shall accomplish, as a hireling, his day.

Webster

Turn from him, that he may rest, till he shall accomplish, as a hireling, his day.

World English Bible

Look away from him, that he may rest, until he shall accomplish, as a hireling, his day.

Youngs Literal Translation

Look away from off him that he may cease, Till he enjoy as an hireling his day.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁעה 
Sha`ah 
Usage: 15

as an hireling
שׂכיר 
Sakiyr 
Usage: 17

References

Easton

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues To Argue His Case With God

5 If determined am his days, the number of his months, is with thee, Fixed times for him, thou hast appointed and he cannot go beyond. 6 Look sway from him, that he may rest, Till he shall pay off, as a hireling, his day. 7 Though there is - for a tree - hope, - if it should be cut down, that, again, it will grow, and, the tender branch thereof, will not cease;


Cross References

Job 7:19

How long wilt thou not look away from me? Wilt thou not let me alone, till I can swallow my spittle?

Psalm 39:13

Look away from me that I may brighten up, Ere yet I depart and am no more.

Job 7:1-2

Is there not a warfare to a mortal, upon earth? And, as the days of a hireling, are not his days?

Job 7:16

I am wasted away, Not, to times age-abiding, can I live, Let me alone, for, a breath, are my days.

Job 10:20

Are not my days, few? - then forbear, and set me aside, that I may brighten up for a little;

Matthew 20:1-8

For the kingdom of the heavens, is like, a man, a householder, - who went forth with the morning, to hire labourers into his vineyard;

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