Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Is there not a warfare to man upon earth? And are not his days like the days of a hireling?

New American Standard Bible

"Is not man forced to labor on earth, And are not his days like the days of a hired man?

King James Version

Is there not an appointed time to man upon earth? are not his days also like the days of an hireling?

Holman Bible

Isn’t mankind consigned to forced labor on earth?
Are not his days like those of a hired hand?

International Standard Version

"Men have harsh servitude on earth, do they not? His days are like those of a hired laborer, are they not?

A Conservative Version

Is there not a warfare to man upon earth? And are not his days like the days of a hireling?

Amplified

Is there not an [appointed] warfare and hard labor to man upon earth? And are not his days like the days of a hireling?

Bible in Basic English

Has not man his ordered time of trouble on the earth? and are not his days like the days of a servant working for payment?

Darby Translation

Hath not man a life of labour upon earth? and are not his days like the days of a hireling?

Julia Smith Translation

Is there not warfare to man upon the earth, and his days as the days of a hireling?

King James 2000

Is there not an appointed time to man upon earth? are not his days also like the days of a hireling?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Does not {a human being have hard service} on earth? And [are not] his days like the days of a laborer?

Modern King James verseion

Is there not a warfare to man on earth? Are not his days also like the days of a hireling?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Is not the life of man upon earth a very battle? Are not his days like the days of a hired servant?

NET Bible

"Does not humanity have hard service on earth? Are not their days also like the days of a hired man?

New Heart English Bible

"Isn't a man forced to labor on earth? Aren't his days like the days of a hired hand?

The Emphasized Bible

Is there not a warfare to a mortal, upon earth? And, as the days of a hireling, are not his days?

Webster

Is there not an appointed time to man upon earth? are not his days also like the days of a hireling?

World English Bible

"Isn't a man forced to labor on earth? Aren't his days like the days of a hired hand?

Youngs Literal Translation

Is there not a warfare to man on earth? And as the days of an hireling his days?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Is there not an appointed time
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

to man
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

are not his days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

also like the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Second Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

1 Is there not a warfare to man upon earth? And are not his days like the days of a hireling? 2 As a servant that earnestly desireth the shadow, And as a hireling that looketh for his wages:


Cross References

Job 14:5-6

Seeing his days are determined, The number of his months is with thee, And thou hast appointed his bounds that he cannot pass;

Psalm 39:4

Jehovah, make me to know mine end, And the measure of my days, what it is; Let me know how frail I am.

Leviticus 25:50

And he shall reckon with him that bought him from the year that he sold himself to him unto the year of jubilee: and the price of his sale shall be according unto the number of years; according to the time of a hired servant shall he be with him.

Deuteronomy 15:18

It shall not seem hard unto thee, when thou lettest him go free from thee; for to the double of the hire of a hireling hath he served thee six years: and Jehovah thy God will bless thee in all that thou doest.

Job 5:7

But man is born unto trouble, As the sparks fly upward.

Job 14:13-14

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!

Ecclesiastes 8:8

There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power over the day of death; and there is no discharge in war: neither shall wickedness deliver him that is given to it.

Isaiah 21:16

For thus hath the Lord said unto me, Within a year, according to the years of a hireling, all the glory of Kedar shall fail;

Isaiah 38:5

Go, and say to Hezekiah, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will add unto thy days fifteen years.

Isaiah 40:2

Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem; and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she hath received of Jehovah's hand double for all her sins.

Matthew 20:1-15

For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that was a householder, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers into his vineyard.

John 11:9-10

Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If a man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world.

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