Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Indeed, what good was the strength of their hands to me?
Vigor had perished from them.

King James Version

Yea, whereto might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom old age was perished?

Holman Bible

What use to me was the strength of their hands?
Their vigor had left them.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, what could I have gained from men whose strength is gone?

A Conservative Version

Yea, the strength of their hands, to what should it profit me? Men in whom ripe age is perished.

American Standard Version

Yea, the strength of their hands, whereto should it profit me? Men in whom ripe age is perished.

Amplified


“Indeed, how could the strength of their hands profit me?
Vigor had perished from them.

Bible in Basic English

Of what use is the strength of their hands to me? all force is gone from them.

Darby Translation

Yea, whereto should the strength of their hands profit me, men in whom vigour hath perished?

Julia Smith Translation

Also the strength of their hands wherefore to me? Upon them old age perished.

King James 2000

Yea, how might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom vigor has perished?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Moreover, {what use to me is the strength of their hands}? With them, vigor is destroyed.

Modern King James verseion

Also, what profit for me was the strength of their hands, for full vigor had perished from them?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The power and strength of their hands might do me no good, and as for their age, it is spent and past away without any profit.

NET Bible

Moreover, the strength of their hands -- what use was it to me? Men whose strength had perished;

New Heart English Bible

Of what use is the strength of their hands to me, men in whom ripe age has perished?

The Emphasized Bible

Even the strength of their hands, wherefore was it mine? Upon them, vigour was lost;

Webster

Yes, to what might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom old age had perished?

World English Bible

Of what use is the strength of their hands to me, men in whom ripe age has perished?

Youngs Literal Translation

Also -- the power of their hands, why is it to me? On them hath old age perished.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מה מ־ מ־ מה מה 
Mah 
Usage: 751

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

profit me, in whom old age
כּלח 
Kelach 
Usage: 2

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

1 “But now those younger than I mock me,
Whose fathers I disdained to put with the dogs of my flock.
2 “Indeed, what good was the strength of their hands to me?
Vigor had perished from them.
3 “From want and famine they are gaunt
Who gnaw the dry ground by night in waste and desolation,


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