Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I was at ease, but He shattered me, And He has grasped me by the neck and shaken me to pieces; He has also set me up as His target.

King James Version

I was at ease, but he hath broken me asunder: he hath also taken me by my neck, and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his mark.

Holman Bible

I was at ease, but He shattered me; He seized [me] by the scruff of the neck and smashed me to pieces. He set me up as His target;

International Standard Version

"He tore me apart when I was at ease; grabbing me by my neck, he shook me to pieces then he really made me his target.

A Conservative Version

I was at ease, and he broke me apart. Yea, he has taken me by the neck, and dashed me to pieces. He has also set me up for his mark.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

I was living at ease, but [Satan] crushed me and broke me apart; yes, he seized me by the neck and dashed me in pieces; then he set me up for his target.

Bible in Basic English

I was in comfort, but I have been broken up by his hands; he has taken me by the neck, shaking me to bits; he has put me up as a mark for his arrows.

Darby Translation

I was at rest, but he hath shattered me; he hath taken me by the neck and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his mark.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I was prosperous, but he has broken me asunder; he has taken me by my neck and shaken me to pieces and set me up for his mark.

Julia Smith Translation

I was secure, and he will break me in pieces: and he seized upon my neck and he will disperse me, and he will set me up to him for a mark:

King James 2000

I was at ease, but he has broken me asunder: he has also taken me by my neck, and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his mark.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"I was at ease, then he broke me in two, and he seized [me] by my neck; then he shattered me and set me up as a target for him.

Modern King James verseion

I was at ease, but He has broken me in pieces; yea, He has also taken me by my neck and shaken me to pieces and set me up for His mark.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I was some time in wealth, but suddenly hath he brought me to naught. He hath taken me by the neck, he hath rent me, and set me, as it were a mark for him to shoot at.

NET Bible

I was in peace, and he has shattered me. He has seized me by the neck and crushed me. He has made me his target;

New Heart English Bible

I was at ease, and he broke me apart. Yes, he has taken me by the neck, and dashed me to pieces. He has also set me up for his target.

The Emphasized Bible

At ease, was I when he shattered me, Yea he seized me by my neck, and dashed me in pieces, then set me up for himself as a mark:

Webster

I was at ease, but he hath broken me asunder: he hath also taken me by my neck, and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his mark.

World English Bible

I was at ease, and he broke me apart. Yes, he has taken me by the neck, and dashed me to pieces. He has also set me up for his target.

Youngs Literal Translation

At ease I have been, and he breaketh me, And he hath laid hold on my neck, And he breaketh me in pieces, And he raiseth me to him for a mark.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I was at ease
שׁלוה שׁליו שׁלו 
Shalev 
Usage: 8

אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

me by my neck
ערף 
`oreph 
Usage: 35

and shaken me to pieces
פּוּץ 
Puwts 
Usage: 67

and set me up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Everything Was Going Well

11 "God hands me over to ruffians And tosses me into the hands of the wicked. 12 "I was at ease, but He shattered me, And He has grasped me by the neck and shaken me to pieces; He has also set me up as His target. 13 "His arrows surround me Without mercy He splits my kidneys open; He pours out my gall on the ground.



Cross References

Job 7:20

"Have I sinned? What have I done to You, O watcher of men? Why have You set me as Your target, So that I am a burden to myself?

Job 1:2-3

Seven sons and three daughters were born to him.

Job 3:26

"I am not at ease, nor am I quiet, And I am not at rest, but turmoil comes."

Job 4:10

"The roaring of the lion and the voice of the fierce lion, And the teeth of the young lions are broken.

Job 7:12

"Am I the sea, or the sea monster, That You set a guard over me?

Job 9:17

"For He bruises me with a tempest And multiplies my wounds without cause.

Job 15:26

"He rushes headlong at Him With his massive shield.

Job 29:3

When His lamp shone over my head, And by His light I walked through darkness;

Job 29:18-19

"Then I thought, 'I shall die in my nest, And I shall multiply my days as the sand.

Psalm 44:19

Yet You have crushed us in a place of jackals And covered us with the shadow of death.

Lamentations 3:4

He has caused my flesh and my skin to waste away, He has broken my bones.

Lamentations 3:11-12

He has turned aside my ways and torn me to pieces; He has made me desolate.

Ezekiel 29:7

"When they took hold of you with the hand, You broke and tore all their hands; And when they leaned on you, You broke and made all their loins quake."

Matthew 21:44

"And he who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; but on whomever it falls, it will scatter him like dust."

Romans 16:4

who for my life risked their own necks, to whom not only do I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles;

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