Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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.

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.

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 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 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

And said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to you, my God: for our iniquities have risen higher than our head, and our trespass has grown up unto the heavens.

Job 2:8

And he took himself a potsherd to scrape himself with; and he sat down among the ashes.

Job 30:19

He has cast me into the mire, and I am become like dust and ashes.

1 Kings 21:27

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

Esther 4:1-3

When Mordecai perceived all that was done, Mordecai tore 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 shall you plunge me in the ditch, 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, 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 up; and break down its wall, and it shall be trampled 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? will you 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 struck myself upon the thigh: I was ashamed, yea, even confounded, because I did bear the reproach of my youth.

Ezekiel 16:63

That you may remember, and be ashamed, and never open your mouth any more because of your shame, when I provide toward you an atonement for all that you have done, says the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 20:43

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

Ezekiel 36:31

Then shall you 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 set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with 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 laid his robe from him, and covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

Matthew 11:21

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

1 Corinthians 15:8-9

And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one untimely born.

1 Timothy 1:13-16

Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and insolent: but I obtained 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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