Job 6:3

“For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea: therefore my words are swallowed up.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For now it would be heauier then the sand of the sea, therefore my words are swallowed vp.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For then it would be heavier than the sand of the seas; Therefore my words have been rash.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For now it would be heavier than the sand of the seas: Therefore have my words been rash.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For then its weight would be more than the sand of the seas: because of this my words have been uncontrolled.
- Basic English Bible

For now it would be heavier than the sand of the seas; therefore my words are vehement.
- Darby Bible

For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea: therefore my words are swallowed up.
- Webster's Bible

For now it would be heavier than the sand of the seas, therefore have my words been rash.
- World English Bible

For now, than the sands of the sea it is heavier, Therefore my words have been rash.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For now it would be heavier than the sand of the seas; therefore are my words broken.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 6:3


6:3 Sea - Which is heavier than dry sand. Swallowed - My voice and spirit fail me. I cannot find, or utter words sufficient to express my sorrow or misery.


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