Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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 How long wilt thou not look away from me, Nor let me alone till I swallow down my spittle? 20 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? 21 And why dost thou not pardon my transgression, and take away mine iniquity? For now shall I lie down in the dust; And thou wilt seek me diligently, but I shall not be.



Cross References

Psalm 36:6

Thy righteousness is like the mountains of God; Thy judgments are a great deep: O Jehovah, thou preservest man and beast.

Lamentations 3:12

He hath bent his bow, and set me as a mark for the arrow.

Nehemiah 9:6

Thou art Jehovah, even thou alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all things that are thereon, the seas and all that is in them, and thou preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee.

Job 3:24

For my sighing cometh before I eat, And my groanings are poured out like water.

Job 6:4

For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, The poison whereof my spirit drinketh up: The terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.

Job 7:11-12

Therefore I will not refrain 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 shall be condemned; Why then do I labor in vain?

Job 13:26

For thou writest bitter things against me, And makest me to inherit the iniquities of my youth:

Job 14:16

But now thou numberest my steps: Dost thou not watch over my sin?

Job 16:12-14

I was at ease, and he brake me asunder; Yea, he hath taken me by the neck, and dashed me to pieces: He hath also set me up for his mark.

Job 22:5

Is not thy wickedness great? Neither is there any end to thine iniquities.

Job 31:33

If like Adam I have covered my transgressions, By hiding mine iniquity in my bosom,

Job 33:9

I am clean, without transgression; I am innocent, neither is there iniquity in me:

Job 33:27

He singeth before men, and saith, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, And it profited me not:

Job 35:6

If thou hast sinned, what effectest thou against him? And if thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him?

Psalm 21:12

For thou wilt make them turn their back; Thou wilt make ready with thy bowstrings against their face.

Psalm 80:4

O Jehovah God of hosts, How long wilt thou be angry against the prayer of thy people?

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