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Job 19

NCV 1 Then Job answered: NIV 1 Then Job replied: NCV 2 "How long will you hurt me and crush me with your words? NIV 2 "How long will you torment me and crush me with words? NCV 3 You have insulted me ten times now and attacked me without shame. NIV 3 Ten times now you have reproached me; shamelessly you attack me. NCV 4 Even if I have sinned, it is my worry alone. NIV 4 If it is true that I have gone astray, my error remains my concern alone. NCV 5 If you want to make yourselves look better than I, you can blame me for my suffering. NIV 5 If indeed you would exalt yourselves above me and use my humiliation against me, NCV 6 Then know that God has wronged me and pulled his net around me. NIV 6 then know that God has wronged me and drawn his net around me. NCV 7 "I shout, 'I have been wronged!' But I get no answer. I scream for help but I get no justice. NIV 7 "Though I cry, 'I've been wronged!' I get no response; though I call for help, there is no justice. NCV 8 God has blocked my way so I cannot pass; he has covered my paths with darkness. NIV 8 He has blocked my way so I cannot pass; he has shrouded my paths in darkness. NCV 9 He has taken away my honor and removed the crown from my head. NIV 9 He has stripped me of my honor and removed the crown from my head. NCV 10 He beats me down on every side until I am gone; he destroys my hope like a fallen tree. NIV 10 He tears me down on every side till I am gone; he uproots my hope like a tree. NCV 11 His anger burns against me, and he treats me like an enemy. NIV 11 His anger burns against me; he counts me among his enemies. NCV 12 His armies gather; they prepare to attack me. They camp around my tent. NIV 12 His troops advance in force; they build a siege ramp against me and encamp around my tent. NCV 13 "God has made my brothers my enemies, and my friends have become strangers. NIV 13 "He has alienated my brothers from me; my acquaintances are completely estranged from me. NCV 14 My relatives have gone away, and my friends have forgotten me. NIV 14 My kinsmen have gone away; my friends have forgotten me. NCV 15 My guests and my female servants treat me like a stranger; they look at me as if I were a foreigner. NIV 15 My guests and my maidservants count me a stranger; they look upon me as an alien. NCV 16 I call for my servant, but he does not answer, even when I beg him with my own mouth. NIV 16 I summon my servant, but he does not answer, though I beg him with my own mouth. NCV 17 My wife can't stand my breath, and my own family dislikes me. NIV 17 My breath is offensive to my wife; I am loathsome to my own brothers. NCV 18 Even the little boys hate me and talk about me when I leave. NIV 18 Even the little boys scorn me; when I appear, they ridicule me. NCV 19 All my close friends hate me; even those I love have turned against me. NIV 19 All my intimate friends detest me; those I love have turned against me. NCV 20 I am nothing but skin and bones; I have escaped by the skin of my teeth. NIV 20 I am nothing but skin and bones; I have escaped with only the skin of my teeth. NCV 21 Pity me, my friends, pity me, because the hand of God has hit me. NIV 21 "Have pity on me, my friends, have pity, for the hand of God has struck me. NCV 22 Why do you chase me as God does? Haven't you hurt me enough? NIV 22 Why do you pursue me as God does? Will you never get enough of my flesh? NCV 23 "How I wish my words were written down, written on a scroll. NIV 23 "Oh, that my words were recorded, that they were written on a scroll, NCV 24 I wish they were carved with an iron pen into lead, or carved into stone forever. NIV 24 that they were inscribed with an iron tool on lead, or engraved in rock forever! NCV 25 I know that my Defender lives, and in the end he will stand upon the earth. NIV 25 I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth. NCV 26 Even after my skin has been destroyed, in my flesh I will see God. NIV 26 And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God; NCV 27 I will see him myself; I will see him with my very own eyes. How my heart wants that to happen! NIV 27 I myself will see him with my own eyes--I, and not another. How my heart yearns within me! NCV 28 "If you say, 'We will continue to trouble Job, because the problem lies with him,' NIV 28 "If you say, 'How we will hound him, since the root of the trouble lies in him, ' NCV 29 you should be afraid of the sword yourselves. God's anger will bring punishment by the sword. Then you will know there is judgment." NIV 29 you should fear the sword yourselves; for wrath will bring punishment by the sword, and then you will know that there is judgment. "