Job 10:21
Good News Translation
I am going soon and will never come back--going to a land that is dark and gloomy,

Contemporary English Version
before I travel to the land

Douay-Rheims Bible
Before I go and return no more, to a land that is dark and covered with the mist of death:

New American Bible
Before I go whence I shall not return, to the land of darkness and of gloom,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Before I go and return no more, to a land that is dark and covered with the mist of death:

I go whence

Job 7:8-10 Nor shall the sight of man behold me: thy eyes are upon me, and I shall be no more. . . .

Job 14:10-14 But man when he shall be dead, and stripped and consumed, I pray you where is he? . . .

2 Samuel 12:23 But now that he is dead, why should I fast? Shall I be able to bring him back any more? I shall go to him rather: but he shall not return to me.

2 Samuel 14:14 We all die, and like waters that return no more, we fall down into the earth: neither will God have a soul to perish, but recalleth, meaning that he that is cast off should not altogether perish.

Isaiah 38:11 I said: I shall not see the Lord God in the land of the living. I shall behold man no more, nor the inhabitant of rest.

the land

Job 3:5 Let darkness, and the shadow of death, cover it, let a mist overspread it, and let it be wrapped up in bitterness.

Psalm 88:6,11,12 They have laid me in the lower pit: in the dark places, and in the shadow of death. . . .

the shadow.

Job 3:5 Let darkness, and the shadow of death, cover it, let a mist overspread it, and let it be wrapped up in bitterness.

Psalm 23:4 For though I should walk in the midst of the shadow of death, I will fear no evils, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff, they have comforted me.

Jeremiah 2:6 And they have not said: Where is the Lord, that made us come up out of the land of Egypt? that led us through the desert, through a land uninhabited and unpassable, through a land of drought, and the image of death, through a land wherein no man walked, nor any man dwelt?

Context
Job's Plea to God
20Shall not the fewness of my days be ended shortly? Suffer me, therefore, that I may lament my sorrow a little: 21Before I go and return no more, to a land that is dark and covered with the mist of death:22A land of misery and darkness, where the shadow of death, and no order, but everlasting horror dwelleth.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 12:23
But now that he is dead, why should I fast? Shall I be able to bring him back any more? I shall go to him rather: but he shall not return to me.

Job 3:13
For now I should have been asleep and still, and should have rest in my sleep:

Job 10:22
A land of misery and darkness, where the shadow of death, and no order, but everlasting horror dwelleth.

Job 16:22
For behold short years pass away, and I am walking in a path by which I shall not return.

Job 34:22
There is no darkness, and there is no shadow of death, where they may be hid who work iniquity.

Job 38:17
Have the gates of death been opened to thee, and hast thou seen the darksome doors?

Psalm 23:4
For though I should walk in the midst of the shadow of death, I will fear no evils, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff, they have comforted me.

Psalm 39:13
O forgive me, that I may be refreshed, before I go hence, and be no more.

Psalm 88:12
Shall thy wonders be known in the dark; and thy justice in the land of forgetfulness?

Additional Translations
before I go—never to return—to a land of darkness and gloom,Before I go from where I shall not return, even to the land of darkness and the shadow of death;

Before I go whence I shall not return, Even to the land of darkness and of the shadow of death;

before I go whence I shall not return, to a land of darkness and gloominess;

Before I go, and never to return, -- to the land of darkness and the shadow of death;

Before I go whence I shall not return, even to the land of darkness and of the shadow of death;

Before I go whence I shall not return, even to the land of darkness, and the shades of death;

before I go where I shall not return from, to the land of darkness and of the shadow of death;

Before I go, and return not, Unto a land of darkness and death-shade,
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