Job 6:27

“Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yea, ye ouerwhelme the fatherlesse, and you digge a pit for your friend.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You would even cast {lots} for the orphans And barter over your friend.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Yea, ye would cast `lots' upon the fatherless, And make merchandise of your friend.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Truly, you are such as would give up the child of a dead man to his creditors, and would make a profit out of your friend.
- Basic English Bible

Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and dig [a pit] for your friend.
- Darby Bible

Yes, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend.
- Webster's Bible

Yes, you would even cast lots for the fatherless, and make merchandise of your friend.
- World English Bible

Anger on the fatherless ye cause to fall, And are strange to your friend.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Yea, ye would cast lots upon the fatherless, and dig a pit for your friend.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 6:27

6:27 Overwhelm - You load with censures and calumnies. Desolate - Me who am deprived of all my children, my estate, and my friends. I spoke all I thought, as to my friends, and you thence occasion to cast me down.

Discussion for Job 6

  • Eva
    Job concern was keeping the faith in God beside of what he was going through, he didn 't want to fail God no matter what.
  • James williams for verse 8
    My prayers and the thing that I long for is already done according to his word read mark 11:24 don "t pray the problem pray what you desire
  • David
    Job is honest. That is all. He is not making false accusations. even though the odds are against him.
  • David moses for verse 4
    The blessin ' of the lord adds no sarrow
  • ED
    there is wisdom in ever thing JOB said however i have not seen anyone coment on verce 24 this applys to all of us even me .also every one speeks what they believe .and not what JOB said .JOB was a profet and he was taught by his creater
  • Fl
    I want to know more of His Word, most times Mathew Henry's commentary is difficult to understand. May I suggest he uses simpler words, no offense. Thank you

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