Job 19:22
New International Version
Why do you pursue me as God does? Will you never get enough of my flesh?

New Living Translation
Must you also persecute me, like God does? Haven't you chewed me up enough?

English Standard Version
Why do you, like God, pursue me? Why are you not satisfied with my flesh?

Berean Study Bible
Why do you persecute me as God does? Will you never get enough of my flesh?

New American Standard Bible
"Why do you persecute me as God does, And are not satisfied with my flesh?

King James Bible
Why do ye persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?

Christian Standard Bible
Why do you persecute me as God does? Will you never get enough of my flesh?

Contemporary English Version
Hasn't he already done enough? Why do you join the attack?

Good News Translation
Why must you persecute me the way God does? Haven't you tormented me enough?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why do you persecute me as God does? Will you never get enough of my flesh?

International Standard Version
Why are you chasing me, as God has been doing? Aren't you satisfied that I'm sick?

NET Bible
Why do you pursue me like God does? Will you never be satiated with my flesh?

New Heart English Bible
Why do you persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Why do you pursue me as God does? Why are you never satisfied with my flesh?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Why do ye persecute me as God, And are not satisfied with my flesh?

New American Standard 1977
“Why do you persecute me as God does, And are not satisfied with my flesh?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Why do ye persecute me as God and are not satisfied with my flesh?

King James 2000 Bible
Why do you persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?

American King James Version
Why do you persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?

American Standard Version
Why do ye persecute me as God, And are not satisfied with my flesh?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Wherefore do ye persecute me as also the Lord does, and are not satisfied with my flesh?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Why do you persecute me as God, and glut yourselves with my flesh?

Darby Bible Translation
Why do ye persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?

English Revised Version
Why do ye persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?

Webster's Bible Translation
Why do ye persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?

World English Bible
Why do you persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?

Young's Literal Translation
Why do you pursue me as God? And with my flesh are not satisfied?
Study Bible
Job: My Redeemer Lives
21Have pity on me, my friends, have pity, for the hand of God has struck me. 22Why do you persecute me as God does? Will you never get enough of my flesh? 23I wish that my words were recorded and inscribed in a book,…
Cross References
Job 13:24
Why do You hide Your face and consider me as Your enemy?

Job 13:25
Will You frighten a windblown leaf? Will You chase after dry chaff?

Job 16:11
God has delivered me to unjust men; He has thrown me to the clutches of the wicked.

Job 19:6
then understand that it is God who has wronged me and drawn His net around me.

Job 19:28
If you say, 'How shall we persecute him, since the root of the matter lies with him?'

Job 30:21
You have ruthlessly turned on me; You oppose me with Your strong hand.

Psalm 69:26
For they persecute the one You struck and recount the pain of those You wounded.

Treasury of Scripture

Why do you persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?

persecute

Job 10:16
For it increaseth. Thou huntest me as a fierce lion: and again thou shewest thyself marvellous upon me.

Job 16:13,14
His archers compass me round about, he cleaveth my reins asunder, and doth not spare; he poureth out my gall upon the ground…

Psalm 69:26
For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten; and they talk to the grief of those whom thou hast wounded.

and are not

Job 2:5
But put forth thine hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse thee to thy face.

Job 31:31
If the men of my tabernacle said not, Oh that we had of his flesh! we cannot be satisfied.

Isaiah 51:23
But I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee; which have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over: and thou hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the street, to them that went over.







Lexicon
Why
לָ֭מָּה (lām·māh)
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

do you persecute
תִּרְדְּפֻ֣נִי (tir·də·p̄u·nî)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7291: To pursue, chase, persecute

me as
כְמוֹ־ (ḵə·mōw-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 3644: Like, as, when

God does?
אֵ֑ל (’êl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

Will you never
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

get enough
תִשְׂבָּֽעוּ׃ (ṯiś·bā·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7646: To be sated, satisfied or surfeited

of my flesh?
וּ֝מִבְּשָׂרִ֗י (ū·mib·bə·śā·rî)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1320: Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man
(22) Why do ye persecute me as God?--Comp. Job 16:9.

Verse 22. - Why do ye persecute me as God? i.e. Why are ye as hard on me as God himself? If I have offended him, what have I done to offend you? And are not satisfied with my flesh? i.e. "devour my flesh, like wild beasts, and yet are not satisfied." 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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