Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Have I sinned? What have I done to You, O watcher of men? Why have You set me as Your target, So that I am a burden to myself?

King James Version

I have sinned; what shall I do unto thee, O thou preserver of men? why hast thou set me as a mark against thee, so that I am a burden to myself?

Holman Bible

If I have sinned, what have I done to You,
Watcher of mankind?
Why have You made me Your target,
so that I have become a burden to You?

International Standard Version

So what if I sin? What have I done against you, you observer of humankind? Why have you made me your target? Why burden yourself with me?

A Conservative Version

If I have sinned, what do I do to thee, O thou watcher of men? Why have thou set me as a mark for thee, so that I am a burden to myself?

American Standard Version

If I have sinned, what do I unto thee, O thou watcher of men? Why hast thou set me as a mark for thee, So that I am a burden to myself?

Amplified

If I have sinned, what [harm] have I done You, O You Watcher and Keeper of men? Why have You set me as a mark for You, so that I am a burden to myself [and You]?

Bible in Basic English

If I have done wrong, what have I done to you, O keeper of men? why have you made me a mark for your blows, so that I am a weariness to myself?

Darby Translation

Have I sinned, what do I unto thee, thou Observer of men? Why hast thou set me as an object of assault for thee, so that I am become a burden to myself?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If I have sinned, what shall I do unto thee, O thou preserver of men? Why hast thou set me as a mark against thee, so that I am a burden to myself?

Julia Smith Translation

I sinned; what shall I do to thee, guarding men? wherefore didst thou set me for an assault to thee, and I shall be upon myself for a burden?

King James 2000

I have sinned; what shall I do unto you, O you preserver of men? why have you set me as a mark against you, so that I am a burden to myself?

Lexham Expanded Bible

[If] I have sinned, what have I done to you, watcher of humanity? Why have you made me as a target for yourself, so that I have become a burden to myself?

Modern King James verseion

I have sinned. What shall I do to You, O Watcher of men? Why have You set me as a target for You, so that I am a burden to myself?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I have offended; what shall I do unto thee, O thou preserver of men? Why hast thou made me to stand in thy way, and am so heavy a burden unto myself?

NET Bible

If I have sinned -- what have I done to you, O watcher of men? Why have you set me as your target? Have I become a burden to you?

New Heart English Bible

If I have sinned, what do I do to you, you watcher of men? Why have you set me as a mark for you, so that I am a burden to myself?

The Emphasized Bible

I have sinned, What can I do for thee, thou watcher of men? Wherefore hast thou set me as thine object of attack, or have I become, unto thee, a burden?

Webster

I have sinned; what shall I do to thee, O thou preserver of men? why hast thou set me as a mark against thee, so that I am a burden to myself?

World English Bible

If I have sinned, what do I do to you, you watcher of men? Why have you set me as a mark for you, so that I am a burden to myself?

Youngs Literal Translation

I have sinned, what do I to Thee, O watcher of man? Why hast Thou set me for a mark to Thee, And I am for a burden to myself -- and what?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
what shall I do
פּעל 
Pa`al 
Usage: 57

of men
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

why hast thou set
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

me as a mark
מפגּע 
Miphga` 
Usage: 1

against thee, so that I am a burden
משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Don'T Forget!

19 "Will You never turn Your gaze away from me, Nor let me alone until I swallow my spittle? 20 "Have I sinned? What have I done to You, O watcher of men? Why have You set me as Your target, So that I am a burden to myself? 21 "Why then do You not pardon my transgression And take away my iniquity? For now I will lie down in the dust; And You will seek me, but I will not be."



Cross References

Psalm 36:6

Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; Your judgments are like a great deep O LORD, You preserve man and beast.

Lamentations 3:12

He bent His bow And set me as a target for the arrow.

Nehemiah 9:6

"You alone are the LORD You have made the heavens, The heaven of heavens with all their host, The earth and all that is on it, The seas and all that is in them You give life to all of them And the heavenly host bows down before You.

Job 3:24

"For my groaning comes at the sight of my food, And my cries pour out like water.

Job 6:4

"For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, Their poison my spirit drinks; The terrors of God are arrayed against me.

Job 7:11-12

"Therefore I will not restrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit, I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 9:29-31

"I am accounted wicked, Why then should I toil in vain?

Job 13:26

"For You write bitter things against me And make me to inherit the iniquities of my youth.

Job 14:16

"For now You number my steps, You do not observe my sin.

Job 16:12-14

"I was at ease, but He shattered me, And He has grasped me by the neck and shaken me to pieces; He has also set me up as His target.

Job 22:5

"Is not your wickedness great, And your iniquities without end?

Job 31:33

"Have I covered my transgressions like Adam, By hiding my iniquity in my bosom,

Job 33:9

'I am pure, without transgression; I am innocent and there is no guilt in me.

Job 33:27

"He will sing to men and say, 'I have sinned and perverted what is right, And it is not proper for me.

Job 35:6

"If you have sinned, what do you accomplish against Him? And if your transgressions are many, what do you do to Him?

Psalm 21:12

For You will make them turn their back; You will aim with Your bowstrings at their faces.

Psalm 80:4

O LORD God of hosts, How long will You be angry with the prayer of Your people?

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