Parallel Verses

World English Bible

the blessing of him who was ready to perish came on me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

New American Standard Bible

"The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me, And I made the widow's heart sing for joy.

King James Version

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Holman Bible

The dying man blessed me, and I made the widow's heart rejoice.

International Standard Version

Those who were about to die blessed me, and I made widows sing for joy.

A Conservative Version

The blessing of him who was ready to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

American Standard Version

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me; And I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Amplified

The blessing of him who was about to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Bible in Basic English

The blessing of him who was near to destruction came on me, and I put a song of joy into the widow's heart.

Darby Translation

The blessing of him that was perishing came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The blessing of the one that was ready to perish came upon me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Julia Smith Translation

The praise of him perishing will come upon me, and I shall cause the heart of the widow to rejoice.

King James 2000

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] blessing of [the] wretched came upon me, and I caused [the] widow's heart to sing for joy.

Modern King James verseion

The blessing of the perishing came on me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that should have been lost, gave me a good word, and the widow's heart praised me.

NET Bible

the blessing of the dying man descended on me, and I made the widow's heart rejoice;

New Heart English Bible

the blessing of him who was ready to perish came on me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

The Emphasized Bible

The blessing of him that was ready to perish, upon me was wont to descend, and, the heart of the widow, caused I to sing for joy;

Webster

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Youngs Literal Translation

The blessing of the perishing cometh on me, And the heart of the widow I cause to sing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

upon me and I caused the widow's
אלמנה 
'almanah 
Usage: 54

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense

12 Because I delivered the poor who cried, and the fatherless also, who had none to help him, 13 the blessing of him who was ready to perish came on me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. 14 I put on righteousness, and it clothed me. My justice was as a robe and a diadem.


Cross References

Isaiah 27:13

It will happen in that day that a great trumpet will be blown; and those who were ready to perish in the land of Assyria, and those who were outcasts in the land of Egypt, shall come; and they will worship Yahweh in the holy mountain at Jerusalem.

Deuteronomy 16:11

and you shall rejoice before Yahweh your God, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your male servant, and your female servant, and the Levite who is within your gates, and the foreigner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are in the midst of you, in the place which Yahweh your God shall choose, to cause his name to dwell there.

Deuteronomy 24:13

you shall surely restore to him the pledge when the sun goes down, that he may sleep in his garment, and bless you: and it shall be righteousness to you before Yahweh your God.

Deuteronomy 26:5

You shall answer and say before Yahweh your God, "A Syrian ready to perish was my father; and he went down into Egypt, and lived there, few in number; and he became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous.

Nehemiah 8:10-12

Then he said to them, "Go your way. Eat the fat, drink the sweet, and send portions to him for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Don't be grieved; for the joy of Yahweh is your strength."

Job 22:9

You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

Job 31:19-20

if I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or that the needy had no covering;

Psalm 67:4

Oh let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you will judge the peoples with equity, and govern the nations on earth. Selah.

Proverbs 31:6-9

Give strong drink to him who is ready to perish; and wine to the bitter in soul:

Isaiah 65:14

behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but you shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall wail for anguish of spirit.

Acts 9:39-41

Peter got up and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper room. All the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.

2 Corinthians 9:12-14

For this service of giving that you perform not only makes up for lack among the saints, but abounds also through many givings of thanks to God;

2 Timothy 1:16-18

May the Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain,

2 Timothy 1:16

May the Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain,

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