Job 10:12

“Thou hast granted me life and favour, and thy visitation hath preserved my spirit.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou hast granted me life and fauour, and thy visitation hath preserued my spirit.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'You have granted me life and lovingkindness; And Your care has preserved my spirit.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou hast granted me life and lovingkindness; And thy visitation hath preserved my spirit.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You have been kind to me, and your grace has been with me, and your care has kept my spirit safe.
- Basic English Bible

Thou hast granted me life and favour, and thy care hath preserved my spirit;
- Darby Bible

Thou hast granted me life and favor, and thy visitation hath preserved my spirit.
- Webster's Bible

You have granted me life and loving kindness. Your visitation has preserved my spirit.
- World English Bible

Life and kindness Thou hast done with me. And Thy inspection hath preserved my spirit.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou hast granted me life and favour, and Thy providence hath preserved my spirit.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 10:12

10:12 Life - Thou didst not only give me a curious body, but also a reasonable soul: thou didst at first give me life, and then maintain it in me; both when I was in the womb (which is a marvellous work of God) and afterward when I was unable to do anything to preserve my own life. Favour - Thou didst not give mere life, but many other favours, such as nourishment by the breast, education, knowledge, and instruction. Visitation - The care of thy providence watching over me for my good, and visiting me in mercy. Preserved - My life, which is liable to manifold dangers, if God did not watch over us every day and moment. Thou hast hitherto done great things for me, given me life, and the blessings of life, and daily deliverances: and wilt thou now undo all that thou hast done? And shall I who have been such an eminent monument of thy mercy, now be a spectacle of thy vengeance.

Discussion for Job 10

  • BSP
    In verse 12 Job showed that he was grateful for the life and the personal dealings Jehovah God had with him.
  • Irene123
    To Janice 6 mos. ago - I love encouraging words that are in truth from His Word. God Bless you.
  • Dorotha
    I love the book of job have a blessing night in Jesus name amen thanks Jesus
  • Samuel Sebuufu
    I pray that God gives me faith equivalent to that Job had such that i can overcome all iniquities of life and meet Jesus on the beautiful shore. Amen.
  • Inyani Jackson
    In reference to Job 10, this is pure lesson to us of current, to know that before Christ the champion of law could come, humanity can stand the blow of of Satan. all he (Satan) can conflict in any way, if we believe God, He will re-enforced our inner being to take control of our outer being. in sense that whatever difficulties we undergo, our spiritual status could not cease allowing one to move.
  • Joyce McDowell
    Job's shoes is hard to fill. Job was a man after God's heart. Even though he grumbled and complained he did not once deny who God is. We in today's society like to say,"God if you are real than do this". If we have faith, God's word said that we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us. Job had faith with others lost it, when his wife and friends did not have faith.

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