Parallel Verses

World English Bible

then let my wife grind for another, and let others sleep with her.

New American Standard Bible

May my wife grind for another, And let others kneel down over her.

King James Version

Then let my wife grind unto another, and let others bow down upon her.

Holman Bible

let my own wife grind grain for another man,
and let other men sleep with her.

International Standard Version

then let my wife cook for another person and may someone else sleep with her,

A Conservative Version

then let my wife grind to another, and let others bow down upon her.

American Standard Version

Then let my wife grind unto another, And let others bow down upon her.

Amplified

Then let my wife grind [meal, like a bondslave] for another, and let others bow down upon her.

Bible in Basic English

Then let my wife give pleasure to another man and let others make use of her body.

Darby Translation

Let my wife grind for another, and let others bow down upon her.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

then let my wife grind for another, and let others bow down upon her.

Julia Smith Translation

My wife shall grind for another, and others shall bow down upon her.

King James 2000

Then let my wife grind for another, and let others bow down upon her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

let my wife grind for another, and let other [men] kneel over her,

Modern King James verseion

then let my wife grind to another, and let others bow down on her.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O then let my wife be another man's harlot and let others lie with her.

NET Bible

then let my wife turn the millstone for another man, and may other men have sexual relations with her.

New Heart English Bible

then let my wife grind for another, and let others sleep with her.

The Emphasized Bible

Let my wife, grind to another, and, over her, let others bend!

Webster

Then let my wife grind to another, and let others bow down upon her.

Youngs Literal Translation

Grind to another let my wife, And over her let others bend.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

טחן 
Tachan 
Usage: 8

אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

and let others
אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

כּרע 
Kara` 
Usage: 36

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

9 "If my heart has been enticed to a woman, and I have laid wait at my neighbor's door, 10 then let my wife grind for another, and let others sleep with her. 11 For that would be a heinous crime. Yes, it would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges:


Cross References

Jeremiah 8:10

Therefore will I give their wives to others, and their fields to those who shall possess them: for everyone from the least even to the greatest is given to covetousness; from the prophet even to the priest every one deals falsely.

Isaiah 47:2

Take the millstones, and grind meal; remove your veil, strip off the train, uncover the leg, pass through the rivers.

Exodus 11:5

and all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sits on his throne, even to the firstborn of the female servant who is behind the mill; and all the firstborn of livestock.

2 Samuel 12:11

"This is what Yahweh says: 'Behold, I will raise up evil against you out of your own house; and I will take your wives before your eyes, and give them to your neighbor, and he will lie with your wives in the sight of this sun.

Deuteronomy 28:30

You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build a house, and you shall not dwell therein: you shall plant a vineyard, and shall not use its fruit.

Hosea 4:13-14

They sacrifice on the tops of the mountains, and burn incense on the hills, under oaks and poplars and terebinths, because its shade is good. Therefore your daughters play the prostitute, and your brides commit adultery.

Matthew 24:41

two women grinding at the mill, one will be taken and one will be left.

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