Job 17:14

“I have said to corruption, Thou art my father: to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 17:14

I haue said to corruption, Thou art my father: to the worme, Thou art my mother, and my sister.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If I call to the pit, 'You are my father'; To the worm, 'my mother and my sister';
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If I have said to corruption, Thou art my father; To the worm, `Thou art' my mother, and my sister;
- American Standard Version (1901)

If I say to the earth, You are my father; and to the worm, My mother and my sister;
- Basic English Bible

I cry to the grave, Thou art my father! to the worm, My mother, and my sister!
- Darby Bible

I have said to corruption, Thou art my father: to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister.
- Webster's Bible

If I have said to corruption, 'You are my father;' to the worm, 'My mother,' and 'my sister;'
- World English Bible

To corruption I have called: -- `Thou [art] my father.' `My mother' and `my sister' -- to the worm.
- Youngs Literal Bible

If I have said to corruption: 'Thou art my father', to the worm: 'Thou art my mother, and my sister';
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 17:14

Wesley's Notes for Job 17:14


17:14 Corruption - Heb. to the pit of corruption, the grave. Father - I am near a - kin to thee, and thou wilt receive and keep me in thy house, as parents do their children.


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