Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

My wife says my breath stinks; even my children say I smell bad!

New American Standard Bible

"My breath is offensive to my wife, And I am loathsome to my own brothers.

King James Version

My breath is strange to my wife, though I intreated for the children's sake of mine own body.

Holman Bible

My breath is offensive to my wife,
and my own family finds me repulsive.

A Conservative Version

My breath is strange to my wife, and my supplication to the sons of my own mother.

American Standard Version

My breath is strange to my wife, And my supplication to the children of mine own mother.

Amplified

I am repulsive to my wife and loathsome to the children of my own mother.

Bible in Basic English

My breath is strange to my wife, and I am disgusting to the offspring of my mother's body.

Darby Translation

My breath is strange to my wife, and my entreaties to the children of my mother's womb.

Julia Smith Translation

My spirit was loathsome to my wife, and I entreated to the sons of my belly.

King James 2000

My breath is repulsive to my wife, though I make supplication for the children of my own body.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My breath is repulsive to my wife, and I am loathsome to {my own family}.

Modern King James verseion

My breath is hated by my wife, and I must beg to the sons of my mother's womb.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Mine own wife may not abide my breath, I was fain to speak fair for the children of mine own body.

NET Bible

My breath is repulsive to my wife; I am loathsome to my brothers.

New Heart English Bible

My breath is offensive to my wife. I am loathsome to the children of my own mother.

The Emphasized Bible

My breath, is strange to my wife, and I am loathsome to the sons of my own mother;

Webster

My breath is strange to my wife, though I entreated for the children's sake of my own body.

World English Bible

My breath is offensive to my wife. I am loathsome to the children of my own mother.

Youngs Literal Translation

My spirit is strange to my wife, And my favours to the sons of my mother's womb.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My breath
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

to my wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

חנּות 
Channowth 
Usage: 1

References

American

Job

Hastings

Context Readings

I Am Forgotten

16 "I call to my servant, but he doesn't respond, even though I beg to him earnestly. 17 My wife says my breath stinks; even my children say I smell bad! 18 Even little children hate me; when I get up, they mock me.



Cross References

Job 2:9-10

Then his wife told him, "Do you remain firm in your integrity? Curse God and die!"

Job 17:1

"My spirit is crushed, my days are over; it's the grave for me!

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