Job 3:18
New International Version
Captives also enjoy their ease; they no longer hear the slave driver's shout.

New Living Translation
Even captives are at ease in death, with no guards to curse them.

English Standard Version
There the prisoners are at ease together; they hear not the voice of the taskmaster.

Berean Study Bible
The captives enjoy their ease; they do not hear the voice of the oppressor.

New American Standard Bible
"The prisoners are at ease together; They do not hear the voice of the taskmaster.

King James Bible
There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor.

Christian Standard Bible
The captives are completely at rest; they do not hear a taskmaster's voice.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone is there--

Good News Translation
Even prisoners enjoy peace, free from shouts and harsh commands.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The captives are completely at ease; they do not hear the voice of their oppressor.

International Standard Version
In that place, those who once were prisoners will be at ease together; they won't hear the voice of oppressors.

NET Bible
There the prisoners relax together; they do not hear the voice of the oppressor.

New Heart English Bible
There the prisoners are at ease together. They do not hear the voice of the taskmaster.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
There the captives have no troubles at all. There they do not hear the shouting of the slave driver.

JPS Tanakh 1917
There the prisoners are at ease together; They hear not the voice of the taskmaster.

New American Standard 1977
“The prisoners are at ease together; They do not hear the voice of the taskmaster.

Jubilee Bible 2000
There the prisoners rest together, they do not hear the voice of the oppressor.

King James 2000 Bible
There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor.

American King James Version
There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor.

American Standard Version
There the prisoners are at ease together; They hear not the voice of the taskmaster.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the men of old time have together ceased to hear the exactor's voice.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they sometime bound together without disquiet, have not heard the voice of the oppressor.

Darby Bible Translation
The prisoners together are at ease; they hear not the voice of the taskmaster.

English Revised Version
There the prisoners are at ease together; they hear not the voice of the taskmaster.

Webster's Bible Translation
There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor.

World English Bible
There the prisoners are at ease together. They don't hear the voice of the taskmaster.

Young's Literal Translation
Together prisoners have been at ease, They have not heard the voice of an exactor,
Study Bible
Job Laments His Birth
17There the wicked cease from raging, and there the weary find rest. 18The captives enjoy their ease; they do not hear the voice of the oppressor. 19Both small and great are there, and the slave is freed from his master.…
Cross References
Job 3:17
There the wicked cease from raging, and there the weary find rest.

Job 3:19
Both small and great are there, and the slave is freed from his master.

Treasury of Scripture

There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor.

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Job 39:7
He scorneth the multitude of the city, neither regardeth he the crying of the driver.

Exodus 5:6-8,15-19
And Pharaoh commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, and their officers, saying, …

Judges 4:3
And the children of Israel cried unto the LORD: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.







Lexicon
The captives
אֲסִירִ֣ים (’ă·sî·rîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 615: A bondman, prisoner

enjoy
יַ֭חַד (ya·ḥaḏ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3162: A unit, unitedly

their ease;
שַׁאֲנָ֑נוּ (ša·’ă·nā·nū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7599: To be at ease or at peace, rest securely

they do not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

hear
שָׁ֝מְע֗וּ (mə·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

the voice
ק֣וֹל (qō·wl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6963: A voice, sound

of the oppressor.
נֹגֵֽשׂ׃ (nō·ḡêś)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5065: To drive, to tax, harass, tyrannize
(18) The oppressor.--As this is the word rendered taskmaster in Exodus, some have thought there may be an allusion to that history here.

Verse 18. - There the prisoners rest together. "There those who in life were prisoners, condemned to work at enforced labours, enjoy sweet rest together." They hear not the voice of the oppressor; rather, of the taskmaster (comp. Exodus 3:7; Exodus 5:6, where the same word is used). The task. master continually urged on the wearied labourers with such words as those of Exodus 5:13, "Fulfil your works, fulfil your daily tasks. In the grave these hated sounds would not be heard. 3:11-19 Job complained of those present at his birth, for their tender attention to him. No creature comes into the world so helpless as man. God's power and providence upheld our frail lives, and his pity and patience spared our forfeited lives. Natural affection is put into parents' hearts by God. To desire to die that we may be with Christ, that we may be free from sin, is the effect and evidence of grace; but to desire to die, only that we may be delivered from the troubles of this life, savours of corruption. It is our wisdom and duty to make the best of that which is, be it living or dying; and so to live to the Lord, and die to the Lord, as in both to be his, Ro 14:8. Observe how Job describes the repose of the grave; There the wicked cease from troubling. When persecutors die, they can no longer persecute. There the weary are at rest: in the grave they rest from all their labours. And a rest from sin, temptation, conflict, sorrows, and labours, remains in the presence and enjoyment of God. There believers rest in Jesus, nay, as far as we trust in the Lord Jesus and obey him, we here find rest to our souls, though in the world we have tribulation.
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