Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Why did I not die at birth? [Why] did I [not] come forth from [the] womb and expire?

New American Standard Bible

"Why did I not die at birth, Come forth from the womb and expire?

King James Version

Why died I not from the womb? why did I not give up the ghost when I came out of the belly?

Holman Bible

Why was I not stillborn;
why didn’t I die as I came from the womb?

International Standard Version

Why didn't I die while I was still in the womb, or die while I was being born?

A Conservative Version

Why did I not die from the womb? Why did I not give up the spirit when my mother bore me?

American Standard Version

Why died I not from the womb? Why did I not give up the ghost when my mother bare me?

Amplified

Why was I not stillborn? Why did I not give up the ghost when my mother bore me?

Bible in Basic English

Why did death not take me when I came out of my mother's body, why did I not, when I came out, give up my last breath?

Darby Translation

Wherefore did I not die from the womb, come forth from the belly and expire?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Why did I not die from the womb? Why did I not give up the spirit when I came out of the belly?

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore shall I not die from the womb? and I came forth from the belly, and I shall expire.

King James 2000

Why died I not from the womb? why did I not expire when I came out of the womb?

Modern King James verseion

Why did I not die from the womb, come from the womb and expire?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Alas, why died I not in the birth? Why did not I perish, as soon as I came out of my mother's womb?

NET Bible

"Why did I not die at birth, and why did I not expire as I came out of the womb?

New Heart English Bible

"Why did I not die from the womb? Why did I not give up the spirit when my mother bore me?

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore, in the womb, did I not die? From the womb, come forth and cease to breathe?

Webster

Why died I not from the womb? why did I not expire at the time of my birth?

World English Bible

"Why didn't I die from the womb? Why didn't I give up the spirit when my mother bore me?

Youngs Literal Translation

Why from the womb do I not die? From the belly I have come forth and gasp!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

I not from the womb
רחם 
Rechem 
Usage: 26

why did I not give up the ghost
גּוע 
Gava` 
die, give up the ghost, dead, perish, dead
Usage: 24

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Job Wishes He Had Died

10 because it did not shut the doors of my [mother's] womb, nor did it hide trouble from my eyes. 11 "Why did I not die at birth? [Why] did I [not] come forth from [the] womb and expire? 12 Why did [the] knees receive me and the breasts, that I could suck?


Cross References

Job 10:18-19

So why did you bring me forth from the womb? I should have passed away, {and no eye should have seen me}.

Psalm 22:9-10

Yet [you] took me from [the] belly; you made me trust [while] on my mother's breasts.

Psalm 58:8

[Let them be] like a snail [that] melts away [as] it goes; [like the] stillborn of woman [that] do not see [the] sun.

Psalm 71:6

Upon you I have leaned {from birth}. [It was] you who {took} me from the womb of my mother. My praise [is] of you continually.

Psalm 139:13-16

Indeed you created my {inward parts}; you wove me in my mother's womb.

Isaiah 46:3

"Listen to me, house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel who have been carried from [the] belly, who have been carried from [the] womb:

Jeremiah 15:10

Woe to me, my mother, that you gave birth to me, a man of contention and quarreling {to the whole land}. I have not lent out and {I have not borrowed}. All of them [are] cursing me.

Hosea 9:14

Give them, Yahweh-- what will you give [them]? Give them a miscarrying womb and dry breasts.

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