Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

As for me, is my complaint to a man? or wherefore should not my spirit be impatient?

New American Standard Bible

"As for me, is my complaint to man? And why should I not be impatient?

King James Version

As for me, is my complaint to man? and if it were so, why should not my spirit be troubled?

Holman Bible

As for me, is my complaint against a man?
Then why shouldn’t I be impatient?

International Standard Version

After all, isn't my complaint against a human being? If so, why shouldn't I be impatient?

A Conservative Version

As for me, is my complaint to man? And why should I not be impatient?

American Standard Version

As for me, is my complaint to man? And why should I not be impatient?

Amplified

As for me, is my complaint to man or of him? And why should I not be impatient and my spirit be troubled?

Bible in Basic English

As for me, is my outcry against man? is it then to be wondered at if my spirit is troubled?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As for me, is my complaint to man? And if so, why should not my spirit be troubled?

Julia Smith Translation

I, is my complaint to man? and then wherefore shall not my spirit be shortened?

King James 2000

As for me, is my complaint to man? and if it were so, why should not my spirit be troubled?

Lexham Expanded Bible

[As for] me, [is] my complaint for human beings? And if [so], why cannot I be impatient?

Modern King James verseion

As for me, is my complaint to man? And why should my spirit not be troubled?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Is it with a man, that I make this disputation? Which if it were so, should not my spirit be then in sore trouble?

NET Bible

Is my complaint against a man? If so, why should I not be impatient?

New Heart English Bible

As for me, is my complaint to man? Why shouldn't I be impatient?

The Emphasized Bible

Did, I, unto man, make my complaint? Wherefore, then, should my spirit not be impatient?

Webster

As for me, is my complaint to man? and if it were so, why should not my spirit be troubled?

World English Bible

As for me, is my complaint to man? Why shouldn't I be impatient?

Youngs Literal Translation

I -- to man is my complaint? and if so, wherefore May not my temper become short?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As for me, is my complaint
שׂיח 
Siyach 
Usage: 14

to man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

and if it were so, why should not my spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

Context Readings

Job's Seventh Speech: A Response To Zophar

3 Suffer me and I will speak; and after I have spoken, mock on! 4 As for me, is my complaint to a man? or wherefore should not my spirit be impatient? 5 Mark me, and be astonished, and lay the hand upon the mouth.


Cross References

Exodus 6:9

And Moses spoke thus to the children of Israel; but they did not listen to Moses from anguish of spirit, and from hard service.

1 Samuel 1:16

Take not thy handmaid for a daughter of Belial: for out of the abundance of my grief and provocation have I spoken hitherto.

2 Kings 6:26-27

And it came to pass as the king of Israel was passing by upon the wall, there cried a woman to him saying, Help, my lord O king!

Job 6:11

What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should have patience?

Job 7:11-21

Therefore I will not restrain my mouth: I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 10:1-2

My soul is weary of my life: I will give free course to my complaint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Psalm 22:1-3

{To the chief Musician. Upon Aijeleth-Shahar. A Psalm of David.} My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou far from my salvation, from the words of my groaning?

Psalm 42:11

Why art thou cast down, my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God; for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 77:3-9

I remembered God, and I moaned; I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed. Selah.

Psalm 102:1

{A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed, and poureth out his complaint before Jehovah.} Jehovah, hear my prayer, and let my cry come unto thee.

Psalm 142:2-3

I pour out my plaint before him; I shew before him my trouble.

Matthew 26:38

Then he says to them, My soul is very sorrowful even unto death; remain here and watch with me.

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