Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

so I am made to possess months of misery, and wearisome nights are appointed to me.

New American Standard Bible

So am I allotted months of vanity,
And nights of trouble are appointed me.

King James Version

So am I made to possess months of vanity, and wearisome nights are appointed to me.

Holman Bible

So I have been made to inherit months of futility,
and troubled nights have been assigned to me.

International Standard Version

Truly I've been allotted months of emptiness; nights of trouble have been appointed for me.

American Standard Version

So am I made to possess months of misery, And wearisome nights are appointed to me.

Amplified


So am I allotted months of futility and suffering,
And [long] nights of trouble and misery are appointed to me.

Bible in Basic English

So I have for my heritage months of pain to no purpose, and nights of weariness are given to me.

Darby Translation

So am I made to possess months of vanity, and wearisome nights are appointed to me.

Julia Smith Translation

So was I caused to possess to me months of vanity, and nights of toil were allotted to me.

King James 2000

So am I made to possess months of vanity, and wearisome nights are appointed to me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So {I had to inherit} months of worthlessness, and nights of misery are apportioned to me.

Modern King James verseion

so I am made to possess months of vanity, and weary nights are appointed to me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Even so have I laboured whole months long - but in vain - and many a careful night have I told.

NET Bible

thus I have been made to inherit months of futility, and nights of sorrow have been appointed to me.

New Heart English Bible

so am I made to possess months of misery, wearisome nights are appointed to me.

The Emphasized Bible

So, have I been made to inherit months of calamity, and, nights of weariness, have been appointed me.

Webster

So am I made to possess months of vanity, and wearisome nights are appointed to me.

World English Bible

so am I made to possess months of misery, wearisome nights are appointed to me.

Youngs Literal Translation

So I have been caused to inherit months of vanity, And nights of misery they numbered to me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So am I made to possess
נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 59

ירח 
Yerach 
Usage: 13

of vanity
שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

מנה 
manah 
Usage: 28

References

American

Smith

Context Readings

Job's Second Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

2 As a servant who earnestly desires the shadow, and as a hireling who looks for his wages, 3 so I am made to possess months of misery, and wearisome nights are appointed to me. 4 When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? And I am full of tossing to and fro to the dawning of the day.


Cross References

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my groaning. Every night I make my bed to swim. I water my couch with my tears.

Job 16:7

But now he has made me weary. Thou have made desolate all my company.

Job 29:2

O that I were as in the months of old, as in the days when God watched over me,

Psalm 39:5

Behold, thou have made my days [as] handbreadths, and my life-time is as nothing before thee. Surely every man at his best condition is altogether vanity. Selah.

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I have seen all the works that are done under the sun, and, behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind.

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