Job 16:20

“My friends scorn me: but mine eye poureth out tears unto God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 16:20

My friends scorne me: but mine eye powreth out teares vnto God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"My friends are my scoffers; My eye weeps to God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

My friends scoff at me: `But' mine eye poureth out tears unto God,
- American Standard Version (1901)

My friends make sport of me; to God my eyes are weeping,
- Basic English Bible

My friends are my mockers; mine eye poureth out tears unto +God.
- Darby Bible

My friends scorn me: but my eye poureth out tears to God.
- Webster's Bible

My friends scoff at me. My eyes pour out tears to God,
- World English Bible

My interpreter [is] my friend, Unto God hath mine eye dropped:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Mine inward thoughts are my intercessors, mine eye poureth out tears unto God;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 16:20

Wesley's Notes for Job 16:20

16:18 Earth - The earth is said to cover that blood, which lies undiscovered and unrevenged: but saith Job, if I be guilty of destroying any man, let the earth disclose it; let it be brought to light. Cry - Let the cry of my complaints to men, or prayers to God, find no place in the ears or hearts of God or men, if this be true.

16:19 Witness - Besides the witness of my conscience, God is witness of my integrity.

16:22 Go - To the state and place of the dead, whence men cannot return to this life. The meaning is, my death hastens, and therefore I earnestly desire that the cause depending, between me and my friends, may be determined, that if I be guilty of these things, I may bear the shame of it before all men, and if I be innocent, that I may see my own integrity, and the credit of religion, (which suffers upon this occasion) vindicated. How very certainly, and how very shortly are we likewise to go this journey.

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