Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Oh that my request might come to pass, And that God would grant my longing!

King James Version

Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

Holman Bible

If only my request would be granted
and God would provide what I hope for:

International Standard Version

"Who will grant my wish? I wish God would grant what I'm hoping for:

A Conservative Version

O that I might have my request, and that God would grant [me] the thing that I long for!

American Standard Version

Oh that I might have my request; And that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

Amplified

Oh, that I might have my request, and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

Bible in Basic English

If only I might have an answer to my prayer, and God would give me my desire!

Darby Translation

Oh that I might have my request, and that +God would grant my desire!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Oh, that I might have my request and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

Julia Smith Translation

Who will give my asking shall come? and will God give my expectation?

King James 2000

Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

Lexham Expanded Bible

"{O that} my request may come, and [that] God may grant my hope,

Modern King James verseion

Oh that I might have my desire, and that God would grant the thing that I long for!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"O that I might have my desire! O that God would grant me the thing, that I long for!

NET Bible

"Oh that my request would be realized, and that God would grant me what I long for!

New Heart English Bible

"Oh that I might have my request, that God would grant the thing that I long for,

The Emphasized Bible

Oh that my request would come! and, my hope, oh that GOD would grant!

Webster

Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

World English Bible

"Oh that I might have my request, that God would grant the thing that I long for,

Youngs Literal Translation

O that my request may come, That God may grant my hope!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Oh that I might have

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

my request
שׁלה שׁאלה 
Sh@'elah 
Usage: 14

and that God
אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
God, god
Usage: 57

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

Context Readings

Job's Second Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

7 "My soul refuses to touch them; They are like loathsome food to me. 8 "Oh that my request might come to pass, And that God would grant my longing! 9 "Would that God were willing to crush me, That He would loose His hand and cut me off!


Cross References

Job 6:11-13

"What is my strength, that I should wait? And what is my end, that I should endure?

Job 17:14-16

If I call to the pit, 'You are my father'; To the worm, 'my mother and my sister';

Psalm 119:81

My soul languishes for Your salvation; I wait for Your word.

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