Job 30:22

“Thou liftest me vp to the wind: thou causest me to ride vpon it, and dissoluest my substance.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to ride [upon it], and dissolvest my substance.
- King James Version

"You lift me up to the wind {and} cause me to ride; And You dissolve me in a storm.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou liftest me up to the wind, thou causest me to ride `upon it'; And thou dissolvest me in the storm.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Lifting me up, you make me go on the wings of the wind; I am broken up by the storm.
- Basic English Bible

Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to be borne away, and dissolvest my substance.
- Darby Bible

Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to ride upon it, and dissolvest my substance.
- Webster's Bible

You lift me up to the wind, and drive me with it. You dissolve me in the storm.
- World English Bible

Thou dost lift me up, On the wind Thou dost cause me to ride, And Thou meltest -- Thou levellest me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou liftest me up to the wind, Thou causest me to ride upon it; and Thou dissolvest my substance.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 30:22


30:22 Thou - Thou exposest me, to all sorts of storms and calamities; so that I am like chaff or stubble lifted up to the wind, and violently tossed hither and thither in the air. Substance - By which, my body is almost consumed, and my heart is melted within me.


Discussion for Job 30

  • AJ
    Its funny how reading peoples comments; i hear condescending, and judgement. No one is perfect. Job was a faith man, God bet on him. I wish i was a fraction of a man he was, we all can keep striving to be faithful servants that God instructs us to be. by helping each other.
  • RT
    Proof that they didn't have black skin, Job was covered in dark scabs from his disease a
  • Joseph Gugu
    what troubles us much when we are passing through hardship is reason why God allow this to us
  • Ahuwa Chiamaka
    In any situationwefind ourselves we should rely on God for help because others can look down on us.
  • Skyler
    I love god so much
  • Maxann
    In Job 30:31 what was Job complaining about?

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