Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore I retract, And I repent in dust and ashes."

King James Version

Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

Holman Bible

Therefore I take back my words
and repent in dust and ashes.

International Standard Version

As a result, I despise myself and repent in dust and ashes."

A Conservative Version

Therefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.

American Standard Version

Wherefore I abhor myself , And repent in dust and ashes.

Amplified

Therefore I loathe [my words] and abhor myself and repent in dust and ashes.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause I give witness that what I said is false, and in sorrow I take my seat in the dust.

Darby Translation

Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, I abhor myself and repent in dust and ashes.

Julia Smith Translation

For this, I shall melt away, and I lamented in dust and ashes.

King James 2000

Therefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore I despise [myself] and repent in dust and ashes."

Modern King James verseion

Therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore I give mine own self the blame, and take repentance in the dust and ashes."

NET Bible

Therefore I despise myself, and I repent in dust and ashes!

New Heart English Bible

Therefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes."

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, I tremble and repent, on dust and ashes.

Webster

Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

World English Bible

Therefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes."

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore do I loathe it, And I have repented on dust and ashes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

myself, and repent
נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

in dust
עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Job 42:6

References

American

Job

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Repentance And Restoration

5 "I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear; But now my eye sees You; 6 Therefore I retract, And I repent in dust and ashes." 7 It came about after the LORD had spoken these words to Job, that the LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, "My wrath is kindled against you and against your two friends, because you have not spoken of Me what is right as My servant Job has.


Cross References

Ezra 9:6

and I said, "O my God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift up my face to You, my God, for our iniquities have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown even to the heavens.

Job 2:8

And he took a potsherd to scrape himself while he was sitting among the ashes.

Job 30:19

"He has cast me into the mire, And I have become like dust and ashes.

1 Kings 21:27

It came about when Ahab heard these words, that he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and fasted, and he lay in sackcloth and went about despondently.

Esther 4:1-3

When Mordecai learned all that had been done, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and ashes, and went out into the midst of the city and wailed loudly and bitterly.

Job 9:31

Yet You would plunge me into the pit, And my own clothes would abhor me.

Job 40:3-4

Then Job answered the LORD and said,

Psalm 51:17

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; A broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.

Isaiah 5:5

"So now let Me tell you what I am going to do to My vineyard: I will remove its hedge and it will be consumed; I will break down its wall and it will become trampled ground.

Isaiah 58:5

"Is it a fast like this which I choose, a day for a man to humble himself? Is it for bowing one's head like a reed And for spreading out sackcloth and ashes as a bed? Will you call this a fast, even an acceptable day to the LORD?

Jeremiah 31:19

'For after I turned back, I repented; And after I was instructed, I smote on my thigh; I was ashamed and also humiliated Because I bore the reproach of my youth.'

Ezekiel 16:63

so that you may remember and be ashamed and never open your mouth anymore because of your humiliation, when I have forgiven you for all that you have done," the Lord GOD declares.

Ezekiel 20:43

"There you will remember your ways and all your deeds with which you have defiled yourselves; and you will loathe yourselves in your own sight for all the evil things that you have done.

Ezekiel 36:31

"Then you will remember your evil ways and your deeds that were not good, and you will loathe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and your abominations.

Daniel 9:3

So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes.

Jonah 3:6-10

When the word reached the king of Nineveh, he arose from his throne, laid aside his robe from him, covered himself with sackcloth and sat on the ashes.

Matthew 11:21

"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles had occurred in Tyre and Sidon which occurred in you, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

Luke 10:13

"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles had been performed in Tyre and Sidon which occurred in you, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.

Luke 15:18-19

'I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight;

1 Corinthians 15:8-9

and last of all, as to one untimely born, He appeared to me also.

1 Timothy 1:13-16

even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;

James 4:7-10

Submit therefore to God Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

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