Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"My flesh is clothed with worms and a crust of dirt, My skin hardens and runs.

King James Version

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken, and become loathsome.

Holman Bible

My flesh is clothed with maggots and encrusted with dirt. My skin forms scabs and then oozes.

International Standard Version

My skin is covered with worms and clods of dirt; my skin becomes rough and then breaks out afresh.

A Conservative Version

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust. My skin closes up, and breaks out afresh.

American Standard Version

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; My skin closeth up, and breaketh out afresh.

Amplified

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken and has become loathsome, and it closes up and breaks out afresh.

Bible in Basic English

My flesh is covered with worms and dust; my skin gets hard and then is cracked again.

Darby Translation

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken, and suppurates.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken and abominable.

Julia Smith Translation

And my flesh was clothed with worms, and a clod of dust; my akin was contracted and melted away.

King James 2000

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken, and become loathsome.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My body is clothed [with] maggots and clods of dust; my skin hardens, then it gives way [again].

Modern King James verseion

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken and has run afresh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My flesh is clothed with worms, filthiness and dust; my skin is withered, and crumpled together;

NET Bible

My body is clothed with worms and dirty scabs; my skin is broken and festering.

New Heart English Bible

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust. My skin closes up, and breaks out afresh.

New simplified Bible

My skin is clothed with worms and scabs. My flesh breaks open filled with pus.

The Emphasized Bible

My flesh is clothed with worms and a coating of dust, My skin, hath hardened, and then run afresh:

Webster

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken and become lothsome.

World English Bible

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust. My skin closes up, and breaks out afresh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Clothed hath been my flesh with worms, And a clod of dust, My skin hath been shrivelled and is loathsome,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My flesh
בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 270

is clothed
לבשׁ לבשׁ 
Labash 
Usage: 111

with worms
רמּה 
Rimmah 
Usage: 7

and clods
גּישׁ גּוּשׁo 
Guwsh 
Usage: 1

of dust
עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

my skin
עור 
`owr 
Usage: 99

is broken
רגע 
Raga` 
Usage: 13

References

American

Job

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Second Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

4 "When I lie down I say, 'When shall I arise?' But the night continues, And I am continually tossing until dawn. 5 "My flesh is clothed with worms and a crust of dirt, My skin hardens and runs. 6 "My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, And come to an end without hope.


Cross References

Job 17:14

If I call to the pit, 'You are my father'; To the worm, 'my mother and my sister';

Isaiah 14:11

'Your pomp and the music of your harps Have been brought down to Sheol; Maggots are spread out as your bed beneath you And worms are your covering.'

Job 2:7-8

Then Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head.

Job 9:31

Yet You would plunge me into the pit, And my own clothes would abhor me.

Job 19:26

"Even after my skin is destroyed, Yet from my flesh I shall see God;

Job 24:20

"A mother will forget him; The worm feeds sweetly till he is no longer remembered And wickedness will be broken like a tree.

Job 30:18-19

"By a great force my garment is distorted; It binds me about as the collar of my coat.

Psalm 38:5-7

My wounds grow foul and fester Because of my folly.

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even to the head There is nothing sound in it, Only bruises, welts and raw wounds, Not pressed out or bandaged, Nor softened with oil.

Isaiah 66:24

"Then they will go forth and look On the corpses of the men Who have transgressed against Me For their worm will not die And their fire will not be quenched; And they will be an abhorrence to all mankind."

Ezekiel 20:43

"There you will remember your ways and all your deeds with which you have defiled yourselves; and you will loathe yourselves in your own sight for all the evil things that you have done.

Acts 12:23

And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.



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