Job 9:18
Good News Translation
He won't let me catch my breath; he has filled my life with bitterness.

Contemporary English Version
Before I could get my breath, my miseries would multiply.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He alloweth not my spirit to rest, and he filleth me with bitterness.

New American Bible
He would not allow me to draw breath, but might fill me with bitter griefs.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He alloweth not my spirit to rest, and he filleth me with bitterness.

will not

Job 7:19 How long wilt thou not spare me, nor suffer me to swallow down my spittle?

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

Psalm 88:7,15-18 Thy wrath is strong over me: and all thy waves thou hast brought in upon me. . . .

Lamentations 3:3,18 Aleph. Only against me he hath turned, and turned again his hand all the day. . . .

filleth me

Job 3:20 Why is light given to him that is in misery, and life to them that are in bitterness of soul?

Lamentations 3:15,19 He. He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath inebriated me with wormwood. . . .

Hebrews 12:11 Now all chastisement for the present indeed seemeth not to bring with it joy, but sorrow: but afterwards it will yield to them that are exercised by it the most peaceable fruit of justice.

Context
Job: How Can I Argue with God?
17For he shall crush me in a whirlwind, and multiply my wounds even without cause. 18He alloweth not my spirit to rest, and he filleth me with bitterness.19If strength be demanded, he is most strong: if equity of judgment, no man dare bear witness for me.…
Cross References
Job 7:19
How long wilt thou not spare me, nor suffer me to swallow down my spittle?

Job 10:20
Shall not the fewness of my days be ended shortly? Suffer me, therefore, that I may lament my sorrow a little:

Job 13:26
For thou writest bitter things against me, and wilt consume me for the sins of my youth.

Job 27:2
As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment, and the Almighty, who hath brought my soul to bitterness,

Additional Translations
He does not let me catch my breath, but overwhelms me with bitterness.He will not suffer me to take my breath, but fills me with bitterness.

He will not suffer me to take my breath, But filleth me with bitterness.

For he suffers me not to take breath, but he has filled me with bitterness.

He suffereth me not to take my breath, for he filleth me with bitternesses.

He will not suffer me to take my breath, but filleth me with bitterness.

He will not suffer me to take my breath, but filleth me with bitterness.

He will not allow me to catch my breath, but fills me with bitterness.

He permitteth me not to refresh my spirit, But filleth me with bitter things.
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