Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So that his life loathes bread,
And his soul favorite food.

King James Version

So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty meat.

Holman Bible

so that he detests bread,
and his soul despises his favorite food.

International Standard Version

He cannot stand his food, and he has no desire for appetizing food.

A Conservative Version

so that his life abhors bread, and his soul dainty food.

American Standard Version

So that his life abhorreth bread, And his soul dainty food.

Amplified


So that his life makes him loathe food,
And his soul [loathe] even his favorite dishes.

Bible in Basic English

He has no desire for food, and his soul is turned away from delicate meat;

Darby Translation

And his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty food;

Julia Smith Translation

His life loathed bread, and his soul food of desire.

King James 2000

So that his life abhors bread, and his soul the choicest food.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{so that} his life loathes bread, and his inner self [loathes] {appetizing food}.

Modern King James verseion

so that his life is sick of bread, and his soul desirable food.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

so that his life may away with no bread, and his soul abhorreth to eat any dainty meat:

NET Bible

so that his life loathes food, and his soul rejects appetizing fare.

New Heart English Bible

So that his life abhors bread, and his soul dainty food.

The Emphasized Bible

So that his life maketh loathsome his food, and his soul, dainty meat;

Webster

So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty food.

World English Bible

So that his life abhors bread, and his soul dainty food.

Youngs Literal Translation

And his life hath nauseated bread, And his soul desirable food.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

זהם 
Zaham 
Usage: 1

and his soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

References

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job

19 Man is also chastened with pain on his bed,
And with unceasing complaint in his bones;
20 So that his life loathes bread,
And his soul favorite food.
21 “His flesh wastes away from sight,
And his bones which were not seen stick out.



Cross References

Genesis 3:6

When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.

Job 3:24

“For my groaning comes at the sight of my food,
And my cries pour out like water.

Psalm 107:17-18

Fools, because of their rebellious way,
And because of their iniquities, were afflicted.

Jeremiah 3:19

“Then I said,
‘How I would set you among My sons
And give you a pleasant land,
The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!’
And I said, ‘You shall call Me, My Father,
And not turn away from following Me.’

Amos 5:11

Therefore because you impose heavy rent on the poor
And exact a tribute of grain from them,
Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone,
Yet you will not live in them;
You have planted pleasant vineyards, yet you will not drink their wine.

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