Job 23:2
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New International Version
"Even today my complaint is bitter; his hand is heavy in spite of my groaning.

New Living Translation
"My complaint today is still a bitter one, and I try hard not to groan aloud.

English Standard Version
“Today also my complaint is bitter; my hand is heavy on account of my groaning.

New American Standard Bible
"Even today my complaint is rebellion; His hand is heavy despite my groaning.

King James Bible
Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Today also my complaint is bitter. His hand is heavy despite my groaning.

International Standard Version
"I'm still complaining bitterly today; my hand is heavy because of groaning.

NET Bible
"Even today my complaint is still bitter; his hand is heavy despite my groaning.

New Heart English Bible
"Even today my complaint is rebellious. His hand is heavy in spite of my groaning.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"My complaint is bitter again today. I try hard to control my sighing.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Even to-day is my complaint bitter; My hand is become heavy because of my groaning.

New American Standard 1977
“Even today my complaint is rebellion;
            His hand is heavy despite my groaning.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Today I will also speak with bitterness; my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

King James 2000 Bible
Even today is my complaint bitter: my hand is heavy in spite of my groaning.

American King James Version
Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

American Standard Version
Even to-day is my complaint rebellious: My stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now also my words are in bitterness, and the hand of my scourge is more grievous than my mourning.

Darby Bible Translation
Even to-day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

English Revised Version
Even today is my complaint rebellious: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Webster's Bible Translation
Even to-day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

World English Bible
"Even today my complaint is rebellious. His hand is heavy in spite of my groaning.

Young's Literal Translation
Also -- to-day is my complaint bitter, My hand hath been heavy because of my sighing.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
23:1-7 Job appeals from his friends to the just judgement of God. He wants to have his cause tried quickly. Blessed be God, we may know where to find him. He is in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself; and upon a mercy-seat, waiting to be gracious. Thither the sinner may go; and there the believer may order his cause before Him, with arguments taken from his promises, his covenant, and his glory. A patient waiting for death and judgment is our wisdom and duty, and it cannot be without a holy fear and trembling. A passionate wishing for death or judgement is our sin and folly, and ill becomes us, as it did Job.
Study Bible
Job Responds: He Longs for God
1Then Job replied, 2"Even today my complaint is rebellion; His hand is heavy despite my groaning. 3"Oh that I knew where I might find Him, That I might come to His seat!…
Cross References
Job 6:2
"Oh that my grief were actually weighed And laid in the balances together with my calamity!

Job 6:3
"For then it would be heavier than the sand of the seas; Therefore my words have been rash.

Job 7:11
"Therefore I will not restrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit, I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 23:1
Then Job replied,

Job 23:3
"Oh that I knew where I might find Him, That I might come to His seat!

Job 34:37
'For he adds rebellion to his sin; He claps his hands among us, And multiplies his words against God.'"

Psalm 32:4
For day and night Your hand was heavy upon me; My vitality was drained away as with the fever heat of summer. Selah.

Ezekiel 24:16
"Son of man, behold, I am about to take from you the desire of your eyes with a blow; but you shall not mourn and you shall not weep, and your tears shall not come.
Treasury of Scripture

Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

my complaint

Job 6:2 Oh that my grief were thoroughly weighed, and my calamity laid in …

Job 10:1 My soul is weary of my life; I will leave my complaint on myself; …

Lamentations 3:19,20 Remembering my affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall…

Psalm 77:2-9 In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, …

stroke. Heb. hand. heavier

Job 11:6 And that he would show you the secrets of wisdom…

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