Job 10:3
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New International Version
Does it please you to oppress me, to spurn the work of your hands, while you smile on the plans of the wicked?

New Living Translation
What do you gain by oppressing me? Why do you reject me, the work of your own hands, while smiling on the schemes of the wicked?

English Standard Version
Does it seem good to you to oppress, to despise the work of your hands and favor the designs of the wicked?

New American Standard Bible
'Is it right for You indeed to oppress, To reject the labor of Your hands, And to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked?

King James Bible
Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, that thou shouldest despise the work of thine hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Is it good for You to oppress, to reject the work of Your hands, and favor the plans of the wicked?

International Standard Version
Does it delight you to oppress or despise what you have made, while you smile at the plans of the wicked?

NET Bible
Is it good for you to oppress, to despise the work of your hands, while you smile on the schemes of the wicked?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
What do you gain by mistreating me, by rejecting the work of your hands while you favor the plans of the wicked?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Is it good unto Thee that Thou shouldest oppress, That Thou shouldest despise the work of Thy hands, And shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

New American Standard 1977
‘Is it right for Thee indeed to oppress,
            To reject the labor of Thy hands,
            And to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Is it good unto thee that thou should oppress, that thou should reject the work of thine hands and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

King James 2000 Bible
Is it good unto you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and smile upon the counsel of the wicked?

American King James Version
Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and shine on the counsel of the wicked?

American Standard Version
Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, That thou shouldest despise the work of thy hands, And shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Doth it seem good to thee that thou shouldst calumniate me, and oppress me, the work of thy own hands, and help the counsel of the wicked?

Darby Bible Translation
Doth it please thee to oppress, that thou shouldest despise the work of thy hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

English Revised Version
Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, that thou shouldest despise the work of thine hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

Webster's Bible Translation
Is it good to thee that thou shouldst oppress, that thou shouldst despise the work of thy hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

World English Bible
Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and smile on the counsel of the wicked?

Young's Literal Translation
Is it good for Thee that Thou dost oppress? That Thou despisest the labour of Thy hands, And on the counsel of the wicked hast shone?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
10:1-7 Job, being weary of his life, resolves to complain, but he will not charge God with unrighteousness. Here is a prayer that he might be delivered from the sting of his afflictions, which is sin. When God afflicts us, he contends with us; when he contends with us, there is always a reason; and it is desirable to know the reason, that we may repent of and forsake the sin for which God has a controversy with us. But when, like Job, we speak in the bitterness of our souls, we increase guilt and vexation. Let us harbour no hard thoughts of God; we shall hereafter see there was no cause for them. Job is sure that God does not discover things, nor judge of them, as men do; therefore he thinks it strange that God continues him under affliction, as if he must take time to inquire into his sin.
Study Bible
Job's Plea to God
2"I will say to God, 'Do not condemn me; Let me know why You contend with me. 3Is it right for You indeed to oppress, To reject the labor of Your hands, And to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked? 4'Have You eyes of flesh? Or do You see as a man sees?…
Cross References
Job 9:22
"It is all one; therefore I say, 'He destroys the guiltless and the wicked.'

Job 9:24
"The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; He covers the faces of its judges. If it is not He, then who is it?

Job 10:8
'Your hands fashioned and made me altogether, And would You destroy me?

Job 14:15
"You will call, and I will answer You; You will long for the work of Your hands.

Job 16:11
"God hands me over to ruffians And tosses me into the hands of the wicked.

Job 19:6
Know then that God has wronged me And has closed His net around me.

Job 21:16
"Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand; The counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Job 22:18
"Yet He filled their houses with good things; But the counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Job 27:2
"As God lives, who has taken away my right, And the Almighty, who has embittered my soul,

Job 30:21
"You have become cruel to me; With the might of Your hand You persecute me.
Treasury of Scripture

Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and shine on the counsel of the wicked?

Is it good

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despise

Psalm 69:33 For the LORD hears the poor, and despises not his prisoners.

the work. Heb. the labour

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shine upon

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