Job 30:2

“Yea, whereto might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom old age was perished?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yea whereto might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom olde age was perished?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Indeed, what {good was} the strength of their hands to me? Vigor had perished from them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Yea, the strength of their hands, whereto should it profit me? Men in whom ripe age is perished.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Of what use is the strength of their hands to me? all force is gone from them.
- Basic English Bible

Yea, whereto [should] the strength of their hands [profit] me, [men] in whom vigour hath perished?
- Darby Bible

Yes, to what might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom old age had perished?
- Webster's Bible

Of what use is the strength of their hands to me, men in whom ripe age has perished?
- World English Bible

Also -- the power of their hands, why [is it] to me? On them hath old age perished.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Yea, the strength of their hands, whereto should it profit me? men in whom ripe age is perished.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Job 30

  • Ahuwa Chiamaka
    In any situationwefind ourselves we should rely on God for help because others can look down on us.
  • Skyler
    I love god so much
  • Maxann
    In Job 30:31 what was Job complaining about?
  • Anne
    Job is depressed because of his condition and is trying to understand by this affliction has come upon him, when in his heart, he believes that he has walked uprightly before God and lived a lived a godly life.
  • Novella hunley
    They kicked Job and spit on him!! I 'm sure the young people were punished by God for this!!
  • Brenda L Gordon for verse 28
    My thoughts Job was sick unto death, but as he lay with sickness he found strength in knowing God will be done.

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