Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And they sat down with him on the ground seven days and seven nights; and none spoke a word to him; for they saw that his anguish was very great.

New American Standard Bible

Then they sat down on the ground with him for seven days and seven nights with no one speaking a word to him, for they saw that his pain was very great.

King James Version

So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him: for they saw that his grief was very great.

Holman Bible

Then they sat on the ground with him seven days and nights, but no one spoke a word to him because they saw that his suffering was very intense.

International Standard Version

and sat with Job on the ground for a full week without saying a word, since they could see the great extent of his anguish.

A Conservative Version

So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights. And none spoke a word to him, for they saw that his grief was very great.

American Standard Version

So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him: for they saw that his grief was very great.

Amplified

So they sat down with [Job] on the ground for seven days and seven nights, and none spoke a word to him, for they saw that his grief and pain were very great.

Bible in Basic English

And they took their seats on the earth by his side for seven days and seven nights: but no one said a word to him, for they saw that his pain was very great.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word unto him; for they saw that his grief was very great.

Julia Smith Translation

And they sat with him upon, the earth seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word to him: for they saw that grief was great exceedingly.

King James 2000

So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spoke a word unto him: for they saw that his grief was very great.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then they sat with him on the ground [for] seven days and seven nights, but no one spoke a word to him because they saw that {his} suffering was very great.

Modern King James verseion

And they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights. And no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his grief was very great.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They sat them down by him also upon the ground seven days and seven nights. Neither was there any of them that spake one word unto him, for they saw that his pain was very great.

NET Bible

Then they sat down with him on the ground for seven days and seven nights, yet no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his pain was very great.

New Heart English Bible

So they sat down with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spoke a word to him, for they saw that his grief was very great.

The Emphasized Bible

And they sat with him upon the ground, seven days and seven nights, - and none was speaking unto him a word, for they saw that, exceeding great, was the stinging pain.

Webster

So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spoke a word to him: for they saw that his grief was very great.

World English Bible

So they sat down with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spoke a word to him, for they saw that his grief was very great.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they sit with him on the earth seven days and seven nights, and there is none speaking unto him a word when they have seen that the pain hath been very great.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

with him upon the ground
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and seven
שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

and none spake
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

a word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

כּאב 
K@'eb 
Usage: 6

References

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Images Job 2:13

Prayers for Job 2:13

Context Readings

Job's Blameless Behavior

12 And when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they lifted up their voice and wept. And they rent every one his mantle, and sprinkled dust upon their heads toward the heavens. 13 And they sat down with him on the ground seven days and seven nights; and none spoke a word to him; for they saw that his anguish was very great.



Cross References

Genesis 50:10

And they came to the threshing-floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan; and there they lamented with a great and very grievous lamentation; and he made a mourning for his father of seven days.

Ezekiel 3:15

And I came to them of the captivity at Tel-abib, that dwelt by the river Chebar, and I sat where they sat; and I sat there astonied among them seven days.

Genesis 1:5

And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening, and there was morning the first day.

Genesis 1:8

And God called the expanse Heavens. And there was evening, and there was morning a second day.

Ezra 9:3

And when I heard this thing, I rent my mantle and my garment, and plucked off the hair of my head and of my beard, and sat down overwhelmed.

Nehemiah 1:4

And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat and wept, and mourned for days, and fasted, and prayed before the God of the heavens,

Job 4:2

If a word were essayed to thee, wouldest thou be grieved? But who can refrain from speaking?

Psalm 77:4

Thou holdest open mine eyelids; I am full of disquiet and cannot speak.

Isaiah 3:26

and her gates shall lament and mourn; and, stripped, she shall sit upon the ground.

Isaiah 47:1

Come down and sit in the dust, virgin-daughter of Babylon! Sit on the ground, there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans; for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate.

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