Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"His skin is devoured by disease, The firstborn of death devours his limbs.

King James Version

It shall devour the strength of his skin: even the firstborn of death shall devour his strength.

Holman Bible

Parts of his skin are eaten away;
death’s firstborn consumes his limbs.

International Standard Version

Something gnaws on his skin; a deadly disease consumes his limbs.

A Conservative Version

The members of his body shall be devoured. The first-born of death shall devour his body-parts.

American Standard Version

The members of his body shall be devoured, Yea , the first-born of death shall devour his members.

Amplified

By disease his strength and his skin shall be devoured; the firstborn of death [the worst of diseases] shall consume his limbs.

Bible in Basic English

His skin is wasted by disease, and his body is food for the worst of diseases.

Darby Translation

The firstborn of death devoureth the members of his body; it will devour his members.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They shall devour the protection of his skin; the firstborn of death shall devour his members.

Julia Smith Translation

It shall devour the bars of his skin: the first-born of death shall devour his bars.

King James 2000

It shall devour patches of his skin: even the firstborn of death shall devour his strength.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It consumes parts of his skin; the firstborn of death consumes his limbs.

Modern King James verseion

It shall devour the parts of his skin; the first-born of death consumes his parts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall eat the strength of his own skin; the firstborn of death shall eat his members.

NET Bible

It eats away parts of his skin; the most terrible death devours his limbs.

New Heart English Bible

The members of his body shall be devoured. The firstborn of death shall devour his members.

The Emphasized Bible

Let it devour the members of his body, Let the firstborn of death devour his members;

Webster

It shall devour the strength of his skin: even the first-born of death shall devour his strength.

World English Bible

The members of his body shall be devoured. The firstborn of death shall devour his members.

Youngs Literal Translation

It consumeth the parts of his skin, Consume his parts doth death's first-born.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

of his skin
עור 
`owr 
Usage: 99

בּכור 
B@kowr 
Usage: 117

of death
מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

Bildad's Second Speech

12 "His strength is famished, And calamity is ready at his side. 13 "His skin is devoured by disease, The firstborn of death devours his limbs. 14 "He is torn from the security of his tent, And they march him before the king of terrors.



Cross References

Isaiah 14:30

"Those who are most helpless will eat, And the needy will lie down in security; I will destroy your root with famine, And it will kill off your survivors.

Genesis 49:3

"Reuben, you are my firstborn; My might and the beginning of my strength, Preeminent in dignity and preeminent in power.

Job 17:16

"Will it go down with me to Sheol? Shall we together go down into the dust?"

Jonah 2:6

"I descended to the roots of the mountains The earth with its bars was around me forever, But You have brought up my life from the pit, O LORD my God.

Zechariah 14:12

Now this will be the plague with which the LORD will strike all the peoples who have gone to war against Jerusalem; their flesh will rot while they stand on their feet, and their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongue will rot in their mouth.

Revelation 6:8

I looked, and behold, an ashen horse; and he who sat on it had the name Death; and Hades was following with him Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth.

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