Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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!

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 I might have my request; And that God would grant me the thing that I long for! 9 Even that it would please God to crush me; That he would let loose his hand, and cut me off! 10 And be it still my consolation, Yea, let me exult in pain that spareth not, 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 Jehovah, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers.

Numbers 11:14-15

I am not able to bear all this people alone, because it is too heavy for me.

Job 3:20-22

Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, And life unto the bitter in soul;

Job 7:15-16

So that my soul chooseth strangling, And death rather than these my bones.

Job 14:13

Oh that thou wouldest hide me in Sheol, That thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, That thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me!

Job 19:21

Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye my friends; For the hand of God hath touched me.

Psalm 32:4

For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: My moisture was changed as with the drought of summer. Selah

Isaiah 48:10-13

Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.

Jonah 4:3

Therefore now, O Jehovah, take, I beseech thee, my life from me; for it is better for me to die than to live.

Jonah 4:8

And it came to pass, when the sun arose, that God prepared a sultry east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and requested for himself that he might die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.

Revelation 9:6

And in those days men shall seek death, and shall in no wise find it; and they shall desire to die, and death fleeth from them.

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