Job 6:2

“Oh that my grief were throughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Oh that my griefe were throughly weighed, and my calamitie layd in the balances together.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Oh that my grief were actually weighed And laid in the balances together with my calamity!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Oh that my vexation were but weighed, And all my calamity laid in the balances!
- American Standard Version (1901)

If only my passion might be measured, and put into the scales against my trouble!
- Basic English Bible

Oh that my grief were thoroughly weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances!
- Darby Bible

Oh that my grief were thoroughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together!
- Webster's Bible

Oh that my anguish were weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances!
- World English Bible

O that my provocation were thoroughly weighed, And my calamity in balances They would lift up together!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Oh that my vexation were but weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances altogether!
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 6:2


6:2 My grief - The cause of my grief. Weighed - Were fully understood, and duly considered. O that I had an equal judge! that would understand my case, and consider whether I have not cause for complaints. Together - Together with any other most heavy thing to be put into the other scale.


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