Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 taken a firm hold on me and have shriveled me up,
It has become a witness [against me];
And my leanness [and infirmity] rises up [as evidence] against me,
It testifies to my face [about my guilt].

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.

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 
cut down, filled me with wrinkles
Usage: 2

which is a witness
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 hath made me weary: thou hast made desolate all my company. 8 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. 9 He teareth me in his wrath, who hateth me: he gnasheth upon me with his teeth; mine enemy sharpeneth his eyes upon me.


Cross References

Job 10:17

Thou renewest thy witnesses against me, and increasest thine indignation upon me; changes and war are against me.

Ruth 1:21

I went out full, and the LORD hath brought me home again empty: why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me?

Job 19:20

My bone cleaveth to my skin and to my flesh, and I am escaped with the skin of my teeth.

Psalm 106:15

And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul.

Psalm 109:24

My knees are weak through fasting; and my flesh faileth of fatness.

Isaiah 10:16

Therefore shall the Lord, the Lord of hosts, send among his fat ones leanness; and under his glory he shall kindle a burning like the burning of a fire.

Isaiah 24:16

From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous. But I said, My leanness, my leanness, woe unto me! the treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yea, the treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously.

Ephesians 5:27

That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

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