Parallel Verses

Amplified

As God lives, Who has taken away my right and denied me justice, and the Almighty, Who has vexed and embittered my life,

New American Standard Bible

"As God lives, who has taken away my right, And the Almighty, who has embittered my soul,

King James Version

As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul;

Holman Bible

As God lives, who has deprived me of justice,
and the Almighty who has made me bitter,

International Standard Version

"The living God has withheld justice from me; the Almighty has made my life bitter.

A Conservative Version

As God lives, who has taken away my right, and the Almighty, who has vexed my soul.

American Standard Version

As God liveth, who hath taken away my right, And the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul:

Bible in Basic English

By the life of God, who has taken away my right; and of the Ruler of all, who has made my soul bitter;

Darby Translation

As God liveth, who hath taken away my right, and the Almighty, who hath embittered my soul,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As God lives, who has taken away my rights; and the Almighty, who has made my soul bitter,

Julia Smith Translation

God lives, he removed my judgment; and the Almighty embittered my soul;

King James 2000

As God lives, who has taken away my right; and the Almighty, who has made bitter my soul;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"{As God lives}, he has removed my justice, and Shaddai has made my inner self bitter.

Modern King James verseion

As God lives, He has taken away my judgment; and the Almighty has made my soul bitter.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"As truly as God liveth, which hath taken away my power from me; and the Almighty, that hath vexed my mind;

NET Bible

"As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made my life bitter --

New Heart English Bible

"As God lives, who has taken away my right, Shaddai, who has made my soul bitter.

The Emphasized Bible

As GOD liveth who hath taken away my right, even the Almighty, who hath embittered my soul;

Webster

As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty who hath afflicted my soul;

World English Bible

"As God lives, who has taken away my right, the Almighty, who has made my soul bitter.

Youngs Literal Translation

God liveth! He turned aside my judgment, And the Mighty -- He made my soul bitter.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

and the Almighty
שׁדּי 
Shadday 
Usage: 48

References

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues His Final Speech

1 Job again took up his discourse and said, 2 As God lives, Who has taken away my right and denied me justice, and the Almighty, Who has vexed and embittered my life, 3 As long as my life is still whole within me, and the breath of God is [yet] in my nostrils,


Cross References

Job 34:5

For Job has said, I am [innocent and uncompromisingly] righteous, but God has taken away my right;

Numbers 14:21

But truly as I live and as all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord,

2 Kings 4:27

When she came to the mountain to the man of God, she clung to his feet. Gehazi came to thrust her away, but the man of God said, Let her alone, for her soul is bitter and vexed within her, and the Lord has hid it from me and has not told me.

Ruth 1:20-21

And she said to them, Call me not Naomi [pleasant]; call me Mara [bitter], for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Ruth 3:13

Remain tonight, and in the morning if he will perform for you the part of a kinsman, good; let him do it. But if he will not do the part of a kinsman for you, then, as the Lord lives, I will do the part of a kinsman for you. Lie down until the morning.

1 Samuel 14:39

For as the Lord lives, Who delivers Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die. But not a man among all the people answered him.

1 Samuel 14:45

But the people said to Saul, Shall Jonathan, who has wrought this great deliverance to Israel, die? God forbid! As the Lord lives, there shall not one hair of his head perish, for he has wrought this great deliverance with God this day. So the people rescued Jonathan, and he did not die.

1 Samuel 20:21

And I will send a lad, saying, Go, find the arrows. If I expressly say to the lad, Look, the arrows are on this side of you, take them -- "then you are to come, for it is safe for you and there is no danger, as the Lord lives.

1 Samuel 25:26

So now, my lord, as the Lord lives and as your soul lives, seeing that the Lord has prevented you from bloodguiltiness and from avenging yourself with your own hand, now let your enemies and those who seek to do evil to my lord be as Nabal.

1 Samuel 25:34

For as the Lord, the God of Israel, lives, Who has prevented me from hurting you, if you had not hurried and come to meet me, surely by morning there would not have been left so much as one male to Nabal.

2 Samuel 2:27

Joab said, As God lives, if you had not spoken, surely the men would have stopped pursuing their brethren in the morning.

1 Kings 17:1

Elijah the Tishbite, of the temporary residents of Gilead, said to Ahab, As the Lord, the God of Israel, lives, before Whom I stand, there shall not be dew or rain these years but according to My word.

1 Kings 18:15

Elijah said, As the Lord of hosts lives, before Whom I stand, I will surely show myself to Ahab today.

Job 9:18

He will not allow me to catch my breath, but fills me with bitterness.

Job 10:3

Does it seem good to You that You should oppress, that You should despise and reject the work of Your hands, and favor the schemes of the wicked?

Isaiah 40:27

Why, O Jacob, do you say, and declare, O Israel, My way and my lot are hidden from the Lord, and my right is passed over without regard from my God?

Jeremiah 4:2

And if you swear, As the Lord lives, in truth, in judgment and justice, and in righteousness (uprightness in every area and relation), then the nations will bless themselves in Him and in Him will they glory.

Jeremiah 5:2

And though they say, As the Lord lives, surely they swear falsely.

Jeremiah 12:16

And if these [neighbor nations] will diligently learn the ways of My people, to swear by My name, saying, As the Lord lives -- "even as they taught My people to swear by Baal -- "then will they be built up in the midst of My people.

Ezekiel 33:11

Say to them, As I live, says the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn back, turn back from your evil ways, for why will you die, O house of Israel?

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