Parallel Verses

King James Version

He teareth me in his wrath, who hateth me: he gnasheth upon me with his teeth; mine enemy sharpeneth his eyes upon me.

New American Standard Bible

“His anger has torn me and hunted me down,
He has gnashed at me with His teeth;
My adversary glares at me.

Holman Bible

His anger tears at me, and He harasses me.
He gnashes His teeth at me.
My enemy pierces me with His eyes.

International Standard Version

His anger tears me in his persistent resentment against me; he gnashes his teeth at me. My adversary glares at me.

A Conservative Version

He has torn me in his wrath, and persecuted me. He has gnashed upon me with his teeth. My adversary sharpens his eyes upon me.

American Standard Version

He hath torn me in his wrath, and persecuted me; He hath gnashed upon me with his teeth: Mine adversary sharpeneth his eyes upon me.

Amplified


“His wrath has torn me and hunted me down,
He has gnashed at me with his teeth;
My adversary sharpens His gaze and glares [with piercing eyes] at me.

Bible in Basic English

I am broken by his wrath, and his hate has gone after me; he has made his teeth sharp against me: my haters are looking on me with cruel eyes;

Darby Translation

His anger teareth and pursueth me; he gnasheth with his teeth against me; as mine adversary he sharpeneth his eyes at me.

Julia Smith Translation

He rent in his anger, and he will lie in wait for me, gnashing upon me with his teeth; mine enemy will sharpen his eyes against me.

King James 2000

He tears me in his wrath, who hates me: he gnashes upon me with his teeth; my enemy sharpens his eyes upon me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His wrath has torn, and he has been hostile toward me; he gnashed at me with his teeth. My foe sharpens his eyes against me.

Modern King James verseion

His anger has torn and hated me; He gnashes on me with His teeth; my enemy sharpens his eyes at me;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He is angry at me, he hateth me, and gnasheth upon me with his teeth. Mine enemy scowleth upon me with his eyes.

NET Bible

His anger has torn me and persecuted me; he has gnashed at me with his teeth; my adversary locks his eyes on me.

New Heart English Bible

He has torn me in his wrath, and persecuted me. He has gnashed on me with his teeth. My adversary sharpens his eyes on me.

The Emphasized Bible

His anger, hath torn and persecuted me, He hath gnashed upon me with his teeth, Mine adversary, hath sharpened his eyes for me.

Webster

He teareth me in his wrath, who hateth me: he gnasheth upon me with his teeth; my enemy sharpeneth his eyes upon me.

World English Bible

He has torn me in his wrath, and persecuted me. He has gnashed on me with his teeth. My adversary sharpens his eyes on me.

Youngs Literal Translation

His anger hath torn, and he hateth me, He hath gnashed at me with his teeth, My adversary sharpeneth his eyes for me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He teareth
טרף 
Taraph 
Usage: 25

שׂטם 
Satam 
Usage: 6

me he gnasheth
חרק 
Charaq 
Usage: 5

upon me with his teeth
שׁן 
Shen 
Usage: 55

לטשׁ 
Latash 
Usage: 5

References

Easton

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Describes What God Has Done To Him

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. 10 They have gaped upon me with their mouth; they have smitten me upon the cheek reproachfully; they have gathered themselves together against me.



Cross References

Psalm 35:16

With hypocritical mockers in feasts, they gnashed upon me with their teeth.

Lamentations 2:16

All thine enemies have opened their mouth against thee: they hiss and gnash the teeth: they say, We have swallowed her up: certainly this is the day that we looked for; we have found, we have seen it.

Job 13:24

Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thine enemy?

Job 18:4

He teareth himself in his anger: shall the earth be forsaken for thee? and shall the rock be removed out of his place?

Job 19:11

He hath also kindled his wrath against me, and he counteth me unto him as one of his enemies.

Psalm 37:12

The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

Hosea 6:1

Come, and let us return unto the LORD: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up.

Acts 7:54

When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.

Job 10:16-17

For it increaseth. Thou huntest me as a fierce lion: and again thou shewest thyself marvellous upon me.

Job 13:27

Thou puttest my feet also in the stocks, and lookest narrowly unto all my paths; thou settest a print upon the heels of my feet.

Psalm 50:22

Now consider this, ye that forget God, lest I tear you in pieces, and there be none to deliver.

Lamentations 3:10

He was unto me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.

Hosea 5:14

For I will be unto Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah: I, even I, will tear and go away; I will take away, and none shall rescue him.

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.

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