Job 17:2
Good News Translation
I watch how bitterly everyone mocks me.

Contemporary English Version
All I can see are angry crowds, making fun of me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have not sinned, and my eye abideth in bitterness.

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I have not sinned, and my eye abideth in bitterness.

mockers

Job 12:4 He that is mocked by his friends as I, shall call upon God and he will hear him: for the simplicity of the just man is laughed to scorn.

Job 13:9 Or shall it please him, from whom nothing can be concealed? or shall he be deceived as a man, with your deceitful dealings?

Job 16:20 My friends are full of words: my eye poureth out tears to God.

Job 21:3 Suffer me, and I will speak, and after, if you please, laugh at my words.

Psalm 35:14-16 As a neighbour and as an own brother, so did I please: as one mourning and sorrowful so was I humbled. . . .

Matthew 27:39-44 And they that passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads, . . .

continue.

Psalm 25:13 His soul shall dwell in good things: and his seed shall inherit the land.

Psalm 91:1 The praise of a canticle for David. He that dwelleth in the aid of the most High, shall abide under the protection of the God of Jacob.

*marg:

provocation

1 Samuel 1:6,7 Her rival also afflicted her, and troubled her exceedingly, insomuch that she upbraided her, that the Lord had shut up her womb: . . .

Context
Job Prepares for Death
1My spirit shall be wasted, my days shall be shortened and only the grave remaineth for me. 2I have not sinned, and my eye abideth in bitterness.3Deliver me, O Lord, and set me beside thee, and let any man's hand fight against me.…
Cross References
Job 11:3
Shall men hold their peace to thee only? and when thou hast mocked others, shall no man confute thee?

Job 12:4
He that is mocked by his friends as I, shall call upon God and he will hear him: for the simplicity of the just man is laughed to scorn.

Job 17:6
He hath made me as it were a byword of the people, and I am an example before them.

Job 21:3
Suffer me, and I will speak, and after, if you please, laugh at my words.

Additional Translations
Surely mockers surround me and my eyes must gaze at their rebellion.Are there not mockers with me? and does not my eye continue in their provocation?

Surely there are mockers with me, And mine eye dwelleth upon their provocation.

Weary I intreat; and what have I done? and strangers have stolen my goods.

Are there not mockers around me? and doth [not] mine eye abide in their provocation?

Surely there are mockers with me, and mine eye abideth in their provocation.

Are there not mockers with me? and doth not my eye continue in their provocation?

Surely there are mockers with me. My eye dwells on their provocation.

If not -- mockeries are with me. And in their provocations mine eye lodgeth.
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