Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Would that God were willing to crush me, That He would loose His hand and cut me off!

King James Version

Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

Holman Bible

that He would decide to crush me, to unleash His power and cut me off!

International Standard Version

that God would just be willing to crush me; that he would let loose and eliminate me!

A Conservative Version

Even that it would please God to crush me, that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

American Standard Version

Even that it would please God to crush me; That he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

Amplified

I even wish that it would please God to crush me, that He would let loose His hand and cut me off!

Bible in Basic English

If only he would be pleased to put an end to me; and would let loose his hand, so that I might be cut off!

Darby Translation

And that it would please +God to crush me, that he would let loose his hand and cut me off!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Even that it would please God to destroy me, that he would let loose his hand and cut me off!

Julia Smith Translation

And God will, and he will crush me; will he let his hand remain, and will he cut me off?

King James 2000

Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

Lexham Expanded Bible

that God would decide that he would crush me, [that] he would let loose his hand and {kill me}.

Modern King James verseion

Even that it would please God to destroy me; that He would loose His hand and cut me off!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That he would begin and smite me: that he would let his hand go, and hew me down.

NET Bible

And that God would be willing to crush me, that he would let loose his hand and kill me.

New Heart English Bible

even that it would please God to crush me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off.

The Emphasized Bible

That it would please GOD to crush me, That he would set free his hand, and cut me off!

Webster

Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

World English Bible

even that it would please God to crush me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

Youngs Literal Translation

That God would please -- and bruise me, Loose His hand and cut me off!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יאל 
Ya'al 
Usage: 18

God
אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
God, god
Usage: 57

to destroy
דּכא 
Daka' 
Usage: 18

נתר 
Nathar 
Usage: 8

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

Context Readings

Job's Second Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

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! 10 "But it is still my consolation, And I rejoice in unsparing pain, That I have not denied the words of the Holy One.


Cross References

1 Kings 19:4

But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree; and he requested for himself that he might die, and said, "It is enough; now, O LORD, take my life, for I am not better than my fathers."

Numbers 11:14-15

"I alone am not able to carry all this people, because it is too burdensome for me.

Job 3:20-22

"Why is light given to him who suffers, And life to the bitter of soul,

Job 7:15-16

So that my soul would choose suffocation, Death rather than my pains.

Job 14:13

"Oh that You would hide me in Sheol, That You would conceal me until Your wrath returns to You, That You would set a limit for me and remember me!

Job 19:21

"Pity me, pity me, O you my friends, For the hand of God has struck me.

Psalm 32:4

For day and night Your hand was heavy upon me; My vitality was drained away as with the fever heat of summer. Selah.

Isaiah 48:10-13

"Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.

Jonah 4:3

"Therefore now, O LORD, please take my life from me, for death is better to me than life."

Jonah 4:8

When the sun came up God appointed a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah's head so that he became faint and begged with all his soul to die, saying, "Death is better to me than life."

Revelation 9:6

And in those days men will seek death and will not find it; they will long to die, and death flees from them.

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