Job 21:6
New International Version
When I think about this, I am terrified; trembling seizes my body.

New Living Translation
When I think about what I am saying, I shudder. My body trembles.

English Standard Version
When I remember, I am dismayed, and shuddering seizes my flesh.

Berean Study Bible
When I remember, terror takes hold, and my body trembles in horror.

King James Bible
Even when I remember I am afraid, and trembling taketh hold on my flesh.

New King James Version
Even when I remember I am terrified, And trembling takes hold of my flesh.

New American Standard Bible
“Even when I remember, I am disturbed, And horror takes hold of my flesh.

NASB 1995
“Even when I remember, I am disturbed, And horror takes hold of my flesh.

NASB 1977
“Even when I remember, I am disturbed, And horror takes hold of my flesh.

Amplified Bible
“Even when I remember, I am troubled and afraid; Horror and trembling take hold of my flesh.

Christian Standard Bible
When I think about it, I am terrified and my body trembles in horror.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When I think about it, I am terrified and my body trembles in horror.

American Standard Version
Even when I remember I am troubled, And horror taketh hold on my flesh.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For if I remembered I was disturbed, and terror seized my flesh

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For even when I remember, I am alarmed, and pains seize my flesh.

Contemporary English Version
and the very thought of myself fills me with disgust.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As for me, when I remember, I am afraid, and trembling taketh hold on my flesh.

English Revised Version
Even when I remember I am troubled, and horror taketh hold on my flesh.

Good News Translation
When I think of what has happened to me, I am stunned, and I tremble and shake.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When I remember it, I'm terrified, and shuddering seizes my body.

International Standard Version
When I think about this, I'm petrified with terror and my body shudders uncontrollably."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Even when I remember I am affrighted, And horror hath taketh hold on my flesh.

Literal Standard Version
Indeed, if I have remembered, then I have been troubled. And my flesh has taken fright.

NET Bible
For, when I think about this, I am terrified and my body feels a shudder.

New Heart English Bible
When I remember, I am troubled. Horror takes hold of my flesh.

World English Bible
When I remember, I am troubled. Horror takes hold of my flesh.

Young's Literal Translation
Yea, if I have remembered, then I have been troubled. And my flesh hath taken fright.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job: God will Punish the Wicked
5Look at me and be appalled; put your hand over your mouth. 6When I remember, terror takes hold, and my body trembles in horror. 7Why do the wicked live on, growing old and increasing in power?…

Cross References
Psalm 55:5
Fear and trembling grip me, and horror has overwhelmed me.

Lamentations 3:20
Surely my soul remembers and is humbled within me.

Ezekiel 7:18
They will put on sackcloth, and terror will overwhelm them. Shame will cover all their faces, and all their heads will be shaved.


Treasury of Scripture

Even when I remember I am afraid, and trembling takes hold on my flesh.

Even when

Psalm 77:3
I remembered God, and was troubled: I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed. Selah.

Psalm 88:15
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer thy terrors I am distracted.

Psalm 119:120
My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.









Verse 6. - Even when I remember; i.e. "when I think upon the subject." I am afraid, and trembling taketh held on my flesh. A shudder runs through his whole frame. His words will, he knows, seem to verge upon impiety.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
When
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

I remember,
זָכַ֥רְתִּי (zā·ḵar·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 2142: To mark, to remember, to mention, to be male

terror
וְנִבְהָ֑לְתִּי (wə·niḇ·hā·lə·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 926: To tremble inwardly, be, alarmed, agitated, to hasten anxiously

takes hold,
וְאָחַ֥ז (wə·’ā·ḥaz)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 270: To grasp, take hold, take possession

and my body
בְּ֝שָׂרִ֗י (bə·śā·rî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1320: Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man

trembles in horror.
פַּלָּצֽוּת׃ (pal·lā·ṣūṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6427: A shuddering


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