Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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;

Darby Translation

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

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 I broke the fangs of the wicked, and made him drop the prey." 18 "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. 19 My roots have spread out and have found water, and dew settles at night on my branches.


Cross References

Genesis 32:12

Now, you promised me that "I'm certainly going to cause things to go well with you, and I'm going to make your offspring as numerous as the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.'"

Genesis 41:49

Joseph stored up so much grain like sand on the seashore in so much abundance! that he stopped keeping records because it was proving to be impossible to measure how much they were gathering.

Job 5:26

You'll go to your grave at a ripe old age; like a stack of grain that's harvested at just the right time.

Job 42:16-17

Job lived 140 years after this, and saw his children and grandchildren to the fourth generation.

Psalm 30:6-7

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

Psalm 91:16

I will satisfy him with long life; I will show him my deliverance. A Psalm. A song for the Sabbath Day

Jeremiah 22:23

You who live in Lebanon, who build your nest in the cedars, how you will groan when pains come upon you, pain like that of a woman giving birth.

Jeremiah 49:16

The terror you cause and the pride of your heart have deceived you. You who live in hidden places in the rocks, who hold on to the heights of the hill, although you make your nest high like the eagle, I'll bring you down from there," declares the LORD.

Obadiah 1:4

Though you soar high like the eagle and make your nest among the stars, I will bring you down even from there," declares the Lord.

Habakkuk 2:9

"Woe to the one who amasses profit upon unjust profit in order to establish his household, so he can establish a secure place on the heights and escape from the power of evil.

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