|New International Version (© 2011)|
so that their body finds food repulsive and their soul loathes the choicest meal.
King James Bible
So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty meat.
American Standard Version
So that his life abhorreth bread, And his soul dainty food.
Young's Literal Translation
And his life hath nauseated bread, And his soul desirable food.
Job 33:20 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
His life abhorreth bread - These expressions strongly and naturally point out that general nausea, or loathing which sick persons feel in almost every species of disorder.
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dainty meat. Heb. meat of desire
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Job 3:24 For sighing has become my daily food; my groans pour out like water.
Job 6:7 I refuse to touch it; such food makes me ill.
Psalm 102:4 My heart is blighted and withered like grass; I forget to eat my food.
Psalm 107:18 They loathed all food and drew near the gates of death.