Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"You have shriveled me up, It has become a witness; And my leanness rises up against me, It testifies to my face.

King James Version

And thou hast filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness against me: and my leanness rising up in me beareth witness to my face.

Holman Bible

You have shriveled me up-it has become a witness; My frailty rises up against me and testifies to my face.

International Standard Version

You've arrested me, making me testify against myself! My leanness rises up to attack me, accusing me to my face.

A Conservative Version

And thou have laid fast hold on me, [which] is a witness [against me]. And my leanness rises up against me; it testifies to my face.

American Standard Version

And thou hast laid fast hold on me, which is a witness against me : And my leanness riseth up against me, It testifieth to my face.

Amplified

You have laid firm hold on me and have shriveled me up, which is a witness against me; and my leanness [and wretched state of body] are further evidence [against me]; [they] testify to my face.

Bible in Basic English

It has come up as a witness against me, and the wasting of my flesh makes answer to my face.

Darby Translation

Thou hast shrivelled me up! it is become a witness; and my leanness riseth up against me, it beareth witness to my face.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And thou hast filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness against me: and my leanness rising up in me bears witness to my face.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt lay fast hold on me to be for a testimony, and my leanness will rise up in me; it will answer against my face.

King James 2000

And you have filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness against me: and my leanness rising up in me bears witness to my face.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus you shriveled me up; it became a witness. And my leanness has risen up against me; it testifies to my face.

Modern King James verseion

And You have plucked me, for it is a witness, and my failure rises up against me, and it answers to my face.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And that thou hast filled me with wrinkles, my flesh is witness; and my leanness riseth up against me and beareth witness thereof in my face.

NET Bible

You have seized me, and it has become a witness; my leanness has risen up against me and testifies against me.

New Heart English Bible

You have shriveled me up. This is a witness against me. My leanness rises up against me. It testifies to my face.

The Emphasized Bible

And, having captured me, it hath served, as a witness; and so my wasting away hath risen up against me, in my face, it answereth.

Webster

And thou hast filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness against me: and my leanness rising up in me beareth witness to my face.

World English Bible

You have shriveled me up. This is a witness against me. My leanness rises up against me. It testifies to my face.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Thou dost loathe me, For a witness it hath been, And rise up against me doth my failure, In my face it testifieth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And thou hast filled me with wrinkles
קמט 
Qamat 
Usage: 2

עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

against me and my leanness
כּחשׁ 
Kachash 
Usage: 6

rising up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Fifth Speech

7 "But now He has exhausted me; You have laid waste all my company. 8 "You have shriveled me up, It has become a witness; And my leanness rises up against me, It testifies to my face. 9 "His anger has torn me and hunted me down, He has gnashed at me with His teeth; My adversary glares at me.


Cross References

Job 10:17

'You renew Your witnesses against me And increase Your anger toward me; Hardship after hardship is with me.

Ruth 1:21

"I went out full, but the LORD has brought me back empty. Why do you call me Naomi, since the LORD has witnessed against me and the Almighty has afflicted me?"

Job 19:20

"My bone clings to my skin and my flesh, And I have escaped only by the skin of my teeth.

Psalm 106:15

So He gave them their request, But sent a wasting disease among them.

Psalm 109:24

My knees are weak from fasting, And my flesh has grown lean, without fatness.

Isaiah 10:16

Therefore the Lord, the GOD of hosts, will send a wasting disease among his stout warriors; And under his glory a fire will be kindled like a burning flame.

Isaiah 24:16

From the ends of the earth we hear songs, "Glory to the Righteous One," But I say, "Woe to me! Woe to me! Alas for me! The treacherous deal treacherously, And the treacherous deal very treacherously."

Ephesians 5:27

that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless.



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