Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And I said, I shall die in my nest, and multiply my days as the sand;

New American Standard Bible

"Then I thought, 'I shall die in my nest, And I shall multiply my days as the sand.

King James Version

Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand.

Holman Bible

So I thought: I will die in my own nest
and multiply my days as the sand.

International Standard Version

"I used to say: "I will die in my home. I'm going to live as many days as there are grains of sand on the shore.

A Conservative Version

Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand.

American Standard Version

Then I said, I shall die in my nest, And I shall multiply my days as the sand:

Amplified

Then I said, I shall die in or beside my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand.

Bible in Basic English

Then I said, I will come to my end with my children round me, my days will be as the sand in number;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand.

Julia Smith Translation

And saying, I shall expire with my nest I shall multiply days as the sand.

King James 2000

Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And I thought, 'I will pass away in my nest, and like the phoenix I shall multiply [my] days.

Modern King James verseion

Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days like the sand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Therefore, I thought verily that I should have died in my nest: and that my days should have been as many as the sands of the sea.

NET Bible

"Then I thought, 'I will die in my own home, my days as numerous as the grains of sand.

New Heart English Bible

Then I said, 'I shall die in my own house, I shall number my days as the sand.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said I, Like a stem, shall I grow old, yea, as the sand, shall I multiply days:

Webster

Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand.

World English Bible

Then I said, 'I shall die in my own house, I shall number my days as the sand.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I say, 'With my nest I expire, And as the sand I multiply days.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּוע 
Gava` 
die, give up the ghost, dead, perish, dead
Usage: 24

in my nest
קן 
Qen 
Usage: 13

and I shall multiply
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

my days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense

17 And I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth. 18 And I said, I shall die in my nest, and multiply my days as the sand; 19 My root shall be spread out to the waters, and the dew will lie all night on my branch;


Cross References

Genesis 32:12

And thou saidst, I will certainly deal well with thee, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.

Genesis 41:49

And Joseph laid up corn as sand of the sea exceeding much, until they left off numbering; for it was without number.

Job 5:26

Thou shalt come to the grave in a ripe age, as a shock of corn is brought in in its season.

Job 42:16-17

And Job lived after this a hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, four generations.

Psalm 30:6-7

As for me, I said in my prosperity, I shall never be moved.

Psalm 91:16

With length of days will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.

Jeremiah 22:23

Thou inhabitress of Lebanon, that makest thy nest in the cedars, how pitiful shalt thou be when pangs come upon thee, pain as of a woman in travail!

Jeremiah 49:16

Thy terribleness, the pride of thy heart, hath deceived thee, thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, that holdest the height of the hill. Though thou shouldest make thy nest high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith Jehovah.

Obadiah 1:4

Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith Jehovah.

Habakkuk 2:9

Woe to him that getteth iniquitous gain to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the grasp of evil!

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