Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, I 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.

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.

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 With my ears I had heard thee; but now my eyes see thee. 6 Therefore, I abhor myself and repent in dust and ashes. 7 And it was so, that after the LORD had spoken these words unto Job, the LORD said to Eliphaz, the Temanite, My wrath has been kindled against thee, and against thy two friends; for ye have not spoken by me in uprightness, as my slave Job has.


Cross References

Ezra 9:6

and said, O my God, I am confused and ashamed to lift up my face to thee, my God, for our iniquities have multiplied over our head, and our guiltiness is grown up unto heaven.

Job 2:8

And he took a potsherd to scratch himself with, and 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

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh and fasted and slept in sackcloth and went softly.

Esther 4:1-3

When Mordecai perceived all that was done, Mordecai rent his clothes and put on sackcloth with ashes and went out into the midst of the city and cried with a loud and a bitter cry

Job 9:31

yet thou shalt plunge me into the pit, and my own clothes shall 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, thou wilt not despise.

Isaiah 5:5

And now go to; I will tell you what I will do to my vineyard: I will take away its hedge, and it shall be eaten up; and break down its wall, and it shall be trodden down:

Isaiah 58:5

Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast and an acceptable day to the LORD?

Jeremiah 31:19

Surely after I was turned, I repented; and after I was instructed, I smote upon my thigh; I was ashamed, and even confounded, because I bore the reproach of my youth.

Ezekiel 16:63

that thou may remember, and be confounded, and never open thy mouth any more because of thy shame, when I am pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, said the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 20:43

And there ye shall remember your ways and all your doings, in which ye have been defiled; and ye shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for all your evils that ye have committed.

Ezekiel 36:31

Then ye shall 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 abominations.

Daniel 9:3

And I turned my face unto the Lord God, seeking him in prayer and supplication, in fasting and sackcloth, and ashes:

Jonah 3:6-10

For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he threw his robe from him and covered himself with sackcloth and sat in ashes.

Matthew 11:21

Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works which were done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

Luke 10:13

Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon which have been done in you, they would have repented a long while ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.

Luke 15:18-19

I will arise and go to my father and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee

1 Corinthians 15:8-9

And last of all he appeared unto me also, as of one born out of due time.

1 Timothy 1:13-16

who was before a blasphemer and a persecutor and injurious, but I was received unto mercy because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

James 4:7-10

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

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