Job 23:2
New International Version
"Even today my complaint is bitter; his hand is heavy in spite of my groaning.

New Living Translation
"My complaint today is still a bitter one, and I try hard not to groan aloud.

English Standard Version
“Today also my complaint is bitter; my hand is heavy on account of my groaning.

Berean Study Bible
“Even today my complaint is bitter. His hand is heavy despite my groaning.

New American Standard Bible
"Even today my complaint is rebellion; His hand is heavy despite my groaning.

King James Bible
Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Christian Standard Bible
Today also my complaint is bitter. His hand is heavy despite my groaning.

Contemporary English Version
Today I complain bitterly, because God has been cruel and made me suffer.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Today also my complaint is bitter. His hand is heavy despite my groaning.

International Standard Version
"I'm still complaining bitterly today; my hand is heavy because of groaning.

NET Bible
"Even today my complaint is still bitter; his hand is heavy despite my groaning.

New Heart English Bible
"Even today my complaint is rebellious. His hand is heavy in spite of my groaning.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"My complaint is bitter again today. I try hard to control my sighing.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Even to-day is my complaint bitter; My hand is become heavy because of my groaning.

New American Standard 1977
“Even today my complaint is rebellion; His hand is heavy despite my groaning.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Today I will also speak with bitterness; my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

King James 2000 Bible
Even today is my complaint bitter: my hand is heavy in spite of my groaning.

American King James Version
Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

American Standard Version
Even to-day is my complaint rebellious: My stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Yea, I know that pleading is out of my reach; and his hand has been made heavy upon my groaning.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now also my words are in bitterness, and the hand of my scourge is more grievous than my mourning.

Darby Bible Translation
Even to-day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

English Revised Version
Even today is my complaint rebellious: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Webster's Bible Translation
Even to-day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

World English Bible
"Even today my complaint is rebellious. His hand is heavy in spite of my groaning.

Young's Literal Translation
Also -- to-day is my complaint bitter, My hand hath been heavy because of my sighing.
Study Bible
Job Longs for God
1Then Job answered: 2“Even today my complaint is bitter. His hand is heavy despite my groaning. 3If only I knew where to find Him, so that I could go to His seat.…
Cross References
Job 6:2
"If only my grief could be weighed and placed with my calamity on the scales.

Job 6:3
For then it would outweigh the sand of the seas--no wonder my words have been rash.

Job 7:11
Therefore I will not restrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 23:1
Then Job answered:

Job 23:3
If only I knew where to find Him, so that I could go to His seat.

Job 34:37
For he adds rebellion to his sin; he claps his hands among us and multiplies his words against God.

Psalm 32:4
For day and night Your hand was heavy upon me; my strength was drained as in the summer heat. Selah

Ezekiel 24:16
"Son of man, behold, I am about to take away the desire of your eyes with a fatal blow. But you must not lament or weep or let your tears flow.

Treasury of Scripture

Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

my complaint

Job 6:2
Oh that my grief were throughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together!

Job 10:1
My soul is weary of my life; I will leave my complaint upon myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Lamentations 3:19,20
Remembering mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall…

stroke.

Job 11:6
And that he would shew thee the secrets of wisdom, that they are double to that which is! Know therefore that God exacteth of thee less than thine iniquity deserveth.







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

today
הַ֭יּוֹם (hay·yō·wm)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

my complaint
שִׂחִ֑י (śi·ḥî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7879: A contemplation, an utterance

is bitter.
מְרִ֣י (mə·rî)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4805: Bitterness, rebellion, bitter, rebellious

His hand
יָ֝דִ֗י (yā·ḏî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3027: A hand

is heavy
כָּבְדָ֥ה (kā·ḇə·ḏāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3513: To be heavy, weighty, or burdensome

despite
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

my groaning.
אַנְחָתִֽי׃ (’an·ḥā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 585: A sighing, groaning
(2) Even to day.--Or, Still is my complaint bitter or accounted rebellion; yet is my stroke heavier than my groaning: my complaint is no just measure of my suffering.

23:1-7 Job appeals from his friends to the just judgement of God. He wants to have his cause tried quickly. Blessed be God, we may know where to find him. He is in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself; and upon a mercy-seat, waiting to be gracious. Thither the sinner may go; and there the believer may order his cause before Him, with arguments taken from his promises, his covenant, and his glory. A patient waiting for death and judgment is our wisdom and duty, and it cannot be without a holy fear and trembling. A passionate wishing for death or judgement is our sin and folly, and ill becomes us, as it did Job.
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