Job 13:24

“Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thine enemy?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 13:24

Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thine enemie?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Why do You hide Your face And consider me Your enemy?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore hidest thou thy face, And holdest me for thine enemy?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Why is your face veiled from me, as if I was numbered among your haters?
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore dost thou hide thy face, and countest me for thine enemy?
- Darby Bible

Why hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thy enemy?
- Webster's Bible

Why hide you your face, and hold me for your enemy?
- World English Bible

Why dost Thou hide Thy face? And reckonest me for an enemy to Thee?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Wherefore hidest Thou Thy face, and holdest me for Thine enemy?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 13:24

Wesley's Notes for Job 13:24


13:22 Then - This proposal savoured of self - confidence, and of irreverence towards God; for which, and the like speeches, he is reproved by God, chap.#38:2|,3 40:2.

13:23 My sin - That I am a sinner, I confess; but not that I am guilty of such crimes as my friends suppose, if it be so, do thou, O Lord, discover it.

13:25 Leaf - One that can no more resist thy power, than a leaf, or a little dry straw can resist the wind or fire.

13:26 Writest - Thou appointest or inflictest. A metaphor from princes or judges, who anciently used to write their sentences.


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