Job 19:18
New International Version
Even the little boys scorn me; when I appear, they ridicule me.

New Living Translation
Even young children despise me. When I stand to speak, they turn their backs on me.

English Standard Version
Even young children despise me; when I rise they talk against me.

Berean Study Bible
Even little boys scorn me; when I appear, they deride me.

New American Standard Bible
"Even young children despise me; I rise up and they speak against me.

King James Bible
Yea, young children despised me; I arose, and they spake against me.

Christian Standard Bible
Even young boys scorn me. When I stand up, they mock me.

Contemporary English Version
Young children can't stand me, and when I come near, they make fun.

Good News Translation
Children despise me and laugh when they see me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Even young boys scorn me. When I stand up, they mock me.

International Standard Version
Even little children hate me; when I get up, they mock me.

NET Bible
Even youngsters have scorned me; when I get up, they scoff at me.

New Heart English Bible
Even young children despise me. If I arise, they speak against me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Even young children despise me. If I stand up, they make fun of me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Even urchins despised me; If I arise, they speak against me.

New American Standard 1977
“Even young children despise me; I rise up and they speak against me.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Even the young children despised me; as I arose, they spoke against me.

King James 2000 Bible
Yea, young children despised me; I arose, and they spoke against me.

American King James Version
Yes, young children despised me; I arose, and they spoke against me.

American Standard Version
Even young children despise me; If I arise, they speak against me.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But they rejected me for ever; whenever I rise up, they speak against me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Even fools despise me; and when I gone from them, they spoke against me.

Darby Bible Translation
Even young children despise me; I rise up, and they speak against me.

English Revised Version
Even young children despise me; if I arise, they speak against me.

Webster's Bible Translation
Yes, young children despised me; I arose, and they spoke against me.

World English Bible
Even young children despise me. If I arise, they speak against me.

Young's Literal Translation
Also sucklings have despised me, I rise, and they speak against me.
Study Bible
Job: My Redeemer Lives
17My breath is repulsive to my wife, and I am loathsome to my own family. 18Even little boys scorn me; when I appear, they deride me. 19All my best friends despise me, and those I love have turned against me.…
Cross References
Job 19:17
My breath is repulsive to my wife, and I am loathsome to my own family.

Job 19:19
All my best friends despise me, and those I love have turned against me.

Psalm 50:20
You sit and malign your brother, you slander your own mother's son.

Treasury of Scripture

Yes, young children despised me; I arose, and they spoke against me.

Yea

Job 30:1,12
But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock…

2 Kings 2:23
And he went up from thence unto Bethel: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head.

Isaiah 3:5
And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbour: the child shall behave himself proudly against the ancient, and the base against the honourable.

young children.







Lexicon
Even
גַּם־ (gam-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

little boys
עֲ֭וִילִים (‘ă·wî·lîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5759: A young boy

scorn
מָ֣אֲסוּ (mā·’ă·sū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 3988: To spurn, to disappear

me;
בִ֑י (ḇî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

when I appear,
אָ֝ק֗וּמָה (’ā·qū·māh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect Cohortative - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

they deride
וַיְדַבְּרוּ־ (way·ḏab·bə·rū-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

me.
בִֽי׃ (ḇî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew
Verse 18. - Yea, young children despised me. (So Rosenmuller, Canon Cook, and the Revised Version.) Others translate, "the vile," or "the perverse" (comp. Job 16:11). But the rendering of the Authorized Version receives support from Job 21:11. The forwardness of rude and ill-trained children to take part against God's saints appears later in the history of Elisha (2 Kings 2:23, 24). I arose, and they spake against me; or, when I arise they speak against me (compare. the Revised Version). 19:8-22 How doleful are Job's complaints! What is the fire of hell but the wrath of God! Seared consciences will feel it hereafter, but do not fear it now: enlightened consciences fear it now, but shall not feel it hereafter. It is a very common mistake to think that those whom God afflicts he treats as his enemies. Every creature is that to us which God makes it to be; yet this does not excuse Job's relations and friends. How uncertain is the friendship of men! but if God be our Friend, he will not fail us in time of need. What little reason we have to indulge the body, which, after all our care, is consumed by diseases it has in itself. Job recommends himself to the compassion of his friends, and justly blames their harshness. It is very distressing to one who loves God, to be bereaved at once of outward comfort and of inward consolation; yet if this, and more, come upon a believer, it does not weaken the proof of his being a child of God and heir of glory.
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