Job 31:22
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New International Version
then let my arm fall from the shoulder, let it be broken off at the joint.

New Living Translation
then let my shoulder be wrenched out of place! Let my arm be torn from its socket!

English Standard Version
then let my shoulder blade fall from my shoulder, and let my arm be broken from its socket.

New American Standard Bible
Let my shoulder fall from the socket, And my arm be broken off at the elbow.

King James Bible
Then let mine arm fall from my shoulder blade, and mine arm be broken from the bone.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
then let my shoulder blade fall from my back, and my arm be pulled from its socket.

International Standard Version
then let my arm fall from its socket; and may my arm be torn off at the shoulder.

NET Bible
then let my arm fall from the shoulder, let my arm be broken off at the socket.

New Heart English Bible
then let my shoulder fall from the shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from the bone.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[then] let my shoulder fall out of its socket, and let my arm be broken at the elbow.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then let my shoulder fall from the shoulder-blade, And mine arm be broken from the bone.

New American Standard 1977
Let my shoulder fall from the socket,
            And my arm be broken off at the elbow.

Jubilee Bible 2000
then let my back fall from my shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from its joint.

King James 2000 Bible
Then let my arm fall from my shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from its socket.

American King James Version
Then let my arm fall from my shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from the bone.

American Standard Version
Then let my shoulder fall from the shoulder-blade, And mine arm be broken from the bone.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let my shoulder fall from its joint, and let my arm with its bones be broken.

Darby Bible Translation
[Then] let my shoulder fall from the shoulder-blade, and mine arm be broken from the bone!

English Revised Version
Then let my shoulder fall from the shoulder blade, and mine arm be broken from the bone.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then let my arm fall from my shoulder-blade, and my arm be broken from the bone.

World English Bible
then let my shoulder fall from the shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from the bone.

Young's Literal Translation
My shoulder from its blade let fall, And mine arm from the bone be broken.
Study Bible
Job's Final Appeal
21If I have lifted up my hand against the orphan, Because I saw I had support in the gate, 22Let my shoulder fall from the socket, And my arm be broken off at the elbow. 23"For calamity from God is a terror to me, And because of His majesty I can do nothing.…
Cross References
Job 38:15
"From the wicked their light is withheld, And the uplifted arm is broken.

Job 31:23
"For calamity from God is a terror to me, And because of His majesty I can do nothing.
Treasury of Scripture

Then let my arm fall from my shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from the bone.

let

Job 31:10,40 Then let my wife grind to another, and let others bow down on her…

Joshua 22:22,23 The LORD God of gods, the LORD God of gods, he knows, and Israel …

Psalm 7:4,5 If I have rewarded evil to him that was at peace with me; (yes, I …

Psalm 137:6 If I do not remember you, let my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth; …

bone. or, chanel bone

Verse 22. - Then let mine arm (rather, my shoulder) fall from my shoulder-blade. Job was, perhaps, led to make this rather strange imprecation by the fact that, in the disease from which he was suffering, portions of bone sometimes detach themselves and come away. And mine arm be broken from the bone. My forearm, i.e, detach itself from the bone of the upper arm, and come away from it. Then let mine arm fall from my shoulder blade,.... With which the upper part of it is connected; let it be disjointed from it, or rot and drop off from it; a dreadful calamity this, to lose an arm and the use of it, to have it full off immediately, as a judgment from God, and in just retaliation for lifting up an hand or arm against the fatherless; as Jeroboam's arm withered when he put it forth from the altar, and ordered hands to be laid upon the prophet for crying against the altar, 1 Kings 13:4; and mine arm be broken from the bone; from the channel bone, as the margin of our Bibles, or rather from the elbow, the lower part of the arm and so may be rendered, "or mine arm", &c. Eliphaz had brought a charge against Job, that the arms of the fatherless had been broken, and suggests that they had been broken by him, or by his orders, Job 22:9; and Job here wishes, that if that was the case, that his own arm was broken: such imprecations are not to be made in common, or frequently, and only when a man's innocence cannot be vindicated but by an appeal to the omniscient God; an instance somewhat like this, see in Psalm 137:5. 22. Apodosis to Job 31:13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21. If I had done those crimes, I should have made a bad use of my influence ("my arm," figuratively, Job 31:21): therefore, if I have done them let my arm (literally) suffer. Job alludes to Eliphaz' charge (Job 22:9). The first "arm" is rather the shoulder. The second "arm" is the forearm.

from the bone—literally, "a reed"; hence the upper arm, above the elbow.31:16-23 Job's conscience gave testimony concerning his just and charitable behaviour toward the poor. He is most large upon this head, because in this matter he was particularly accused. He was tender of all, and hurtful to none. Notice the principles by which Job was restrained from being uncharitable and unmerciful. He stood in awe of the Lord, as certainly against him, if he should wrong the poor. Regard to worldly interests may restrain a man from actual crimes; but the grace of God alone can make him hate, dread, and shun sinful thoughts and desires.
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