Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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?

Darby Translation

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

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?

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 Bear with me, and I speak, And after my speaking -- ye may deride. 4 I -- to man is my complaint? and if so, wherefore May not my temper become short? 5 Turn unto me, and be astonished, And put hand to mouth.


Cross References

Exodus 6:9

And Moses speaketh so unto the sons of Israel, and they hearkened not unto Moses, for anguish of spirit, and for harsh service.

1 Samuel 1:16

put not thy handmaid before a daughter of worthlessness, for from the abundance of my meditation, and of my provocation, I have spoken hitherto.'

2 Kings 6:26-27

And it cometh to pass, the king of Israel is passing by on the wall, and a woman hath cried unto him, saying, 'Save, my lord, O king.'

Job 6:11

What is my power that I should hope? And what mine end That I should prolong my life?

Job 7:11-21

Also I -- I withhold not my mouth -- I speak in the distress of my spirit, I talk in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 10:1-2

My soul hath been weary of my life, I leave off my talking to myself, I speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Psalm 22:1-3

To the Overseer, on 'The Hind of the Morning.' -- A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken me? Far from my salvation, The words of my roaring?

Psalm 42:11

What! bowest thou thyself, O my soul? And what! art thou troubled within me? Wait for God, for still I confess Him, The salvation of my countenance, and my God!

Psalm 77:3-9

I remember God, and make a noise, I meditate, and feeble is my spirit. Selah.

Psalm 102:1

A Prayer of the afflicted when he is feeble, and before Jehovah poureth out his plaint. O Jehovah, hear my prayer, yea, my cry to Thee cometh.

Psalm 142:2-3

I pour forth before Him my meditation, My distress before Him I declare.

Matthew 26:38

then saith he to them, 'Exceedingly sorrowful is my soul -- unto death; abide ye here, and watch with me.'

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