Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Job took a shard of broken pottery to scrape himself with while he was sitting among the ashes.

New American Standard Bible

And he took a potsherd to scrape himself while he was sitting among the ashes.

King James Version

And he took him a potsherd to scrape himself withal; and he sat down among the ashes.

Holman Bible

Then Job took a piece of broken pottery to scrape himself while he sat among the ashes.

International Standard Version

Job took a broken piece of pottery to scrape himself while sitting among the ashes.

A Conservative Version

And he took a potsherd for him to scrape himself with it, and he sat among the ashes.

American Standard Version

And he took him a potsherd to scrape himself therewith; and he sat among the ashes.

Amplified

And Job took a piece of broken pottery with which to scrape himself, and he sat [down] among the ashes (rubbish heaps).

Bible in Basic English

And he took a broken bit of a pot, and, seated in the dust, was rubbing himself with the sharp edge of it.

Darby Translation

And he took a potsherd to scrape himself with; and he sat among the ashes.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will take to him a pot sherd to scrape himself with it, and he will sit in the midst of the ashes.

King James 2000

And he took himself a potsherd to scrape himself with; and he sat down among the ashes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{So} he took for himself a potsherd with which to scrape himself, and he sat in the midst of the ashes.

Modern King James verseion

And he took a broken piece of pottery to scrape himself with. And he sat down among the ashes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

so that he sat upon the ground in the ashes, and scraped off the filth of his sores with a potsherd.

New Heart English Bible

He took for himself a potsherd to scrape himself with, and he sat among the ashes.

The Emphasized Bible

And he took him a potsherd, to scrape himself therewith; he being seated in the midst of ashes.

Webster

And he took him a potsherd to scrape himself with it; and he sat down among the ashes.

World English Bible

He took for himself a potsherd to scrape himself with, and he sat among the ashes.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he taketh to him a potsherd to scrape himself with it, and he is sitting in the midst of the ashes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he took
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

חרשׂ 
Cheres 
Usage: 17

to scrape
גּרד 
Garad 
Usage: 1

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Blameless Behavior

7 So Satan went out from the presence of the Lord, and he afflicted Job with a malignant ulcer from the sole of his feet to the top of his head. 8 Job took a shard of broken pottery to scrape himself with while he was sitting among the ashes. 9 Then his wife said to him, "Are you still holding firmly to your integrity? Curse God, and die!"


Cross References

Job 42:6

Therefore I despise myself, and I repent in dust and ashes!

Ezekiel 27:30

They will lament loudly over you and cry bitterly. They will throw dust on their heads and roll in the ashes;

Jonah 3:6

When the news reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, took off his royal robe, put on sackcloth, and sat on ashes.

Matthew 11:21

"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! If the miracles done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

2 Samuel 13:19

Then Tamar put ashes on her head and tore the long robe she was wearing. She put her hands on her head and went on her way, wailing as she went.

Job 19:14-17

My kinsmen have failed me; my friends have forgotten me.

Psalm 38:5

My wounds are infected and starting to smell, because of my foolish sins.

Psalm 38:7

For I am overcome with shame and my whole body is sick.

Isaiah 61:3

to strengthen those who mourn in Zion, by giving them a turban, instead of ashes, oil symbolizing joy, instead of mourning, a garment symbolizing praise, instead of discouragement. They will be called oaks of righteousness, trees planted by the Lord to reveal his splendor.

Jeremiah 6:26

So I said, "Oh, my dear people, put on sackcloth and roll in ashes. Mourn with painful sobs as though you had lost your only child. For any moment now that destructive army will come against us."

Luke 16:20-21

But at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus whose body was covered with sores,

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