Job 9:17

“For he breaketh me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For he breaketh me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For He bruises me with a tempest And multiplies my wounds without cause.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For he breaketh me with a tempest, And multiplieth my wounds without cause.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I would be crushed by his storm, my wounds would be increased without cause.
- Basic English Bible

He, who crusheth me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause.
- Darby Bible

For he breaketh me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause.
- Webster's Bible

For he breaks me with a storm, and multiplies my wounds without cause.
- World English Bible

Because with a tempest He bruiseth me, And hath multiplied my wounds for nought.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that would break me with a tempest, and multiply my wounds without cause;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 9:17


9:17 Breaketh - Unexpectedly, violently, and irrecoverably. Cause - Not simply without any desert of his, but without any special cause of such singular afflictions; and peculiar and extraordinary guilt, such as his friends charged him with.


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