Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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 had heard of You [only] by the hearing of the ear, but now my [spiritual] eye sees You. 6 Therefore I loathe [my words] and abhor myself and repent in dust and ashes. 7 After the Lord had spoken the previous words to Job, the Lord said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against you and against your two friends, for you have not spoken of Me the thing that is right, as My servant Job has.


Cross References

Ezra 9:6

Saying, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift my face to You, my God, for our iniquities have risen higher than our heads and our guilt has mounted to the heavens.

Job 2:8

And he took a piece of broken pottery with which to scrape himself, and he sat [down] among the ashes.

Job 30:19

[God] has cast me into the mire, and I have become like dust and ashes.

1 Kings 21:27

When Ahab heard those words of Elijah, he tore his clothes, put sackcloth on his flesh, fasted, lay in sackcloth, and went quietly.

Esther 4:1-3

Now when Mordecai learned all that was done, [he] rent his clothes and put on sackcloth with ashes and went out into the midst of the city and cried with a loud and bitter cry.

Job 9:31

Yet You will plunge me into the ditch, and my own clothes will abhor me [and refuse to cover so foul a body].

Job 40:3-4

Then Job replied to the Lord:

Psalm 51:17

My sacrifice [the sacrifice acceptable] to God is a broken spirit; a broken and a contrite heart [broken down with sorrow for sin and humbly and thoroughly penitent], such, O God, You will not despise.

Isaiah 5:5

And now I will tell you what I will do to My vineyard: I will take away its hedge, and it shall be eaten and burned up; and I will break down its wall, and it shall be trodden down [by enemies].

Isaiah 58:5

Is such a fast as yours what I have chosen, a day for a man to humble himself with sorrow in his soul? [Is true fasting merely mechanical?] Is it only to bow down his head like a bulrush and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him [to indicate a condition of heart that he does not have]? Will you call this a fast and an acceptable day to the Lord?

Jeremiah 31:19

Surely after I [Ephraim] was turned [from You], I repented; and after I was instructed, I penitently smote my thigh. I was ashamed, yes, even confounded, because I bore the disgrace of my youth [as a nation].

Ezekiel 16:63

That you may [earnestly] remember and be ashamed and confounded and never open your mouth again because of your shame, when I have forgiven you all that you have done, says the Lord God.

Ezekiel 20:43

And there you shall [earnestly] remember your ways and all your doings with which you have defiled yourselves, and you shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for all your evil deeds which you have done.

Ezekiel 36:31

Then you shall [earnestly] remember your own evil ways and your doings that were not good, and shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abominable deeds.

Daniel 9:3

And I set my face to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes;

Jonah 3:6-10

For word came to the king of Nineveh [of all that had happened to Jonah, and his terrifying message from God], and he arose from his throne and he laid his robe aside, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

Matthew 11:21

Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty works done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would long ago have repented in sackcloth and ashes [and their hearts would have been changed].

Luke 10:13

Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty miracles performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, 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 I will say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight.

1 Corinthians 15:8-9

And last of all He appeared to me also, as to one prematurely and born dead [ no better than an unperfected fetus among living men].

1 Timothy 1:13-16

Though I formerly blasphemed and persecuted and was shamefully and outrageously and aggressively insulting [to Him], nevertheless, I obtained mercy because I had acted out of ignorance in unbelief.

James 4:7-10

So be subject to God. Resist the devil [stand firm against him], and he will flee from you.

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