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Good News Translation
Now they come and laugh at me; I am nothing but a joke to them.
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Now I am turned into their song, and am become their byword.
Job 17:6 He hath made me as it were a byword of the people, and I am an example before them.
Psalm 35:15,16 But they rejoiced against me, and came together: scourges were gathered together upon me, and I knew not. . . .
Psalm 44:14 Thou hast made us a reproach to our neighbours, a scoff and derision to them that are round about us.
Psalm 69:12 They that sat in the gate spoke against me: and they that drank wine made me their song.
Lamentations 3:14,63 He. I am made a derision to all my people, their song all the day long. . . .
ContextJob's Honor Turned into Contempt
…8The children of foolish and base men, and not appearing at all upon the earth. 9Now I am turned into their song, and am become their byword.10They abhor me, and flee far from me, and are not afraid to spit in my face.…
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.
He hath made me as it were a byword of the people, and I am an example before them.
The children of foolish and base men, and not appearing at all upon the earth.
And I made haircloth my garment: and I became a byword to them.
They that sat in the gate spoke against me: and they that drank wine made me their song.
He. I am made a derision to all my people, their song all the day long.
Phe. All our enemies have opened their mouths against us.
Sin. Behold their sitting down, and their rising up, I am their song.
Additional TranslationsAnd now they mock me in song; I have become a byword among them.And now am I their song, yes, I am their byword.
And now I am become their song, Yea, I am a byword unto them.
But now I am their music, and they have me for a by-word.
And now I am their song, yea, I am their byword.
And now I am become their song, yea, I am a byword unto them.
And now I am their song, yes, I am their by-word.
"Now I have become their song. Yes, I am a byword to them.
And now, their song I have been, And I am to them for a byword.
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