English Standard Version
"I have heard many such things; miserable comforters are you all.
King James Bible
I have heard many such things: miserable comforters are ye all.
Darby Bible Translation
I have heard many such things: grievous comforters are ye all.
World English Bible
"I have heard many such things. You are all miserable comforters!
Young's Literal Translation
I have heard many such things, Miserable comforters are ye all.
Job 16:2 Parallel
LibraryThe Case of the Christian under the Hiding of God's Face.
1. The phrase scriptural.--2. It signifies the withdrawing the tokens of the divine favor.--3 chiefly as to spiritual considerations.--4. This may become the case of any Christian.--5. and will be found a very sorrowful one.--6. The following directions, therefore, are given to those who suppose it to be their own: To inquire whether it be indeed a case of spiritual distress, or whether a disconsolate frame may not proceed from indisposition of body,--7. or difficulties as to worldly circumstances.--8, …
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul
Mr. Bunyan's Last Sermon:
As for you, you whitewash with lies; worthless physicians are you all.
Then Job answered and said:
How then will you comfort me with empty nothings? There is nothing left of your answers but falsehood."
Reproaches have broken my heart, so that I am in despair. I looked for pity, but there was none, and for comforters, but I found none.
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