Job 19:17

“My breath is strange to my wife, though I intreated for the children's sake of mine own body.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 19:17

My breath is strange to my wife, though I entreated for the childrens sake of mine owne body.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"My breath is offensive to my wife, And I am loathsome to my own brothers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

My breath is strange to my wife, And my supplication to the children of mine own mother.
- American Standard Version (1901)

My breath is strange to my wife, and I am disgusting to the offspring of my mother's body.
- Basic English Bible

My breath is strange to my wife, and my entreaties to the children of my [mother's] womb.
- Darby Bible

My breath is strange to my wife, though I entreated for the children's sake of my own body.
- Webster's Bible

My breath is offensive to my wife. I am loathsome to the children of my own mother.
- World English Bible

My spirit is strange to my wife, And my favours to the sons of my [mother's] womb.
- Youngs Literal Bible

My breath is abhorred of my wife, and I am loathsome to the children of my tribe.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 19:17

Wesley's Notes for Job 19:17


19:15 Maids - Who by reason of their sex, commonly have more compassionate hearts than men.

19:18 Arose - From my seat, to shew my respect to them, though they were my inferiors.

19:19 Inward - My intimates and confidants, to whom I imparted all my thoughts and counsels.


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