Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

Now my days are swifter than a runner; they flee away, they see no good.

New American Standard Bible

"Now my days are swifter than a runner; They flee away, they see no good.

King James Version

Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good.

Holman Bible

My days fly by faster than a runner;
they flee without seeing any good.

International Standard Version

"My days pass faster than a runner; but they pass quickly without seeing anything good.

A Conservative Version

Now my days are swifter than a runner. They flee away. They see no good,

American Standard Version

Now my days are swifter than a post: They flee away, they see no good,

Amplified

Now my days are swifter than a runner; they flee away, they see no good.

Bible in Basic English

My days go quicker than a post-runner: they go in flight, they see no good.

Darby Translation

And my days are swifter than a runner: they flee away, they see no good.

Julia Smith Translation

My days were swift above a runner: they fled, they saw not good.

King James 2000

Now my days are swifter than a runner: they flee away, they see no good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And my days are swifter than a runner; they flee away; they do not see good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"My days are more swift than a runner: they are gone, and have seen no good thing.

NET Bible

"My days are swifter than a runner, they speed by without seeing happiness.

New Heart English Bible

"Now my days are swifter than a runner. They flee away, they see no good,

The Emphasized Bible

My days, therefore, are swifter than a runner, They have fled, they have seen no good.

Webster

Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good.

World English Bible

"Now my days are swifter than a runner. They flee away, they see no good,

Youngs Literal Translation

My days have been swifter than a runner, They have fled, they have not seen good,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now my days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

רוּץ 
Ruwts 
Usage: 103

בּרח 
Barach 
Usage: 64

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Third Speech: A Response To Bildad

24 The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; He covers the faces of its judges; if it is not He, then who is it? 25 Now my days are swifter than a runner; they flee away, they see no good. 26 They have passed away like the swift ships; like the eagle who swoops on the prey.



Cross References

Job 7:6-7

My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are ended without hope.

Esther 8:14

The runners, riders on stallions, royal steeds, went out, being hurried and pressed on by the king's command. And the order was given at Shushan the palace.

Psalm 39:5

Behold, You have made my days as a handbreadth, and my age is as nothing before You. Surely every man standing is altogether vanity. Selah.

Psalm 39:11

You correct a man for iniquity with rebukes, and you make his desires vanish away like a moth. Surely every man is vanity. Selah.

Psalm 89:47

Remember, I pray, how short my time is; why have You made all men in vain?

Psalm 90:9-10

For all our days pass away in Your wrath; we finish our years like a murmur.

James 4:14

who do not know of the morrow. For what is your life? For it is a vapor, which appears for a little time, and then disappears.

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