Job 31:10

Then let my wife grind unto another, and let others bow down upon her.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 31:10

Then let my wife grind vnto another, and let others bow downe vpon her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

May my wife grind for another, And let others kneel down over her.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then let my wife grind unto another, And let others bow down upon her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then let my wife give pleasure to another man and let others make use of her body.
- Basic English Bible

Let my wife grind for another, and let others bow down upon her.
- Darby Bible

Then let my wife grind to another, and let others bow down upon her.
- Webster's Bible

then let my wife grind for another, and let others sleep with her.
- World English Bible

Grind to another let my wife, And over her let others bend.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then let my wife grind unto another, and let others bow down upon her.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 31:10

Wesley's Notes for Job 31:10


31:10 Then - Not as if Job desired this; but that if God should give up his wife to such wickedness, he should acknowledge his justice in it.


Discussion for Job 31:10

  • Colin on Job 31:10
    I don't think "grind" refers to sex, but, rather, to the female duty of grinding grain to make flour for baking bread. After feeding the man, she would then lay in bed and the man, or other men "would bow down upon her" as they engage in sex.


 

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