Job 31:15
New International Version
Did not he who made me in the womb make them? Did not the same one form us both within our mothers?

New Living Translation
For God created both me and my servants. He created us both in the womb.

English Standard Version
Did not he who made me in the womb make him? And did not one fashion us in the womb?

Berean Study Bible
Did not He who made me in the womb also make them? Did not the same One form us in the womb?

King James Bible
Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not one fashion us in the womb?

New King James Version
Did not He who made me in the womb make them? Did not the same One fashion us in the womb?

New American Standard Bible
“Did He who made me in the womb not make him, And the same one create us in the womb?

NASB 1995
“Did not He who made me in the womb make him, And the same one fashion us in the womb?

NASB 1977
“Did not He who made me in the womb make him, And the same one fashion us in the womb?

Amplified Bible
“Did not He who made me in the womb make my servant, And did not the same One fashion us both in the womb?

Christian Standard Bible
Did not the one who made me in the womb also make them? Did not the same God form us both in the womb?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Did not the One who made me in the womb also make them? Did not the same God form us both in the womb?

American Standard Version
Did not he that made me in the womb make him? And did not one fashion us in the womb?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Behold, in the womb The One who made me made him, and in one womb he formed us

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Were not they too formed as I also was formed in the womb? yea, we were formed in the same womb.

Contemporary English Version
After all, God is the one who gave life to each of us before we were born.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Did not he that made me in the womb make him also: and did not one and the same form me in the womb?

English Revised Version
Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not one fashion us in the womb?

Good News Translation
The same God who created me created my servants also.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Didn't he who made me in my mother's belly make them? Didn't the same God form us in the womb?

International Standard Version
The one who made me in the womb made them, too, didn't he? Didn't the same one prepare each of us in the womb?"

JPS Tanakh 1917
Did not He that made me in the womb make him? And did not One fashion us in the womb?

Literal Standard Version
Did He that made me in the womb not make him? Indeed, One prepares us in the womb.

NET Bible
Did not the one who made me in the womb make them? Did not the same one form us in the womb?

New Heart English Bible
Did not he who made me in the womb make him? Did not the same one fashion us in the womb?

World English Bible
Didn't he who made me in the womb make him? Didn't one fashion us in the womb?

Young's Literal Translation
Did not He that made me in the womb make him? Yea, prepare us in the womb doth One.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job's Final Appeal
14what will I do when God rises to judge? How will I answer when called to account? 15Did not He who made me in the womb also make them? Did not the same One form us in the womb? 16If I have denied the desires of the poor or allowed the widow’s eyes to fail,…

Cross References
Job 4:17
Can a mortal be more righteous than God, or a man more pure than his Maker?

Job 10:3
Does it please You to oppress me, to reject the work of Your hands and favor the schemes of the wicked?

Job 31:14
what will I do when God rises to judge? How will I answer when called to account?

Psalm 119:73
Your hands have made me and fashioned me; give me understanding to learn Your commandments.

Proverbs 14:31
Whoever oppresses the poor taunts their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors Him.

Proverbs 22:2
The rich and the poor have this in common: The LORD is Maker of them all.


Treasury of Scripture

Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not one fashion us in the womb?

Did not he

Job 34:19
How much less to him that accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor? for they all are the work of his hands.

Nehemiah 5:5
Yet now our flesh is as the flesh of our brethren, our children as their children: and, lo, we bring into bondage our sons and our daughters to be servants, and some of our daughters are brought unto bondage already: neither is it in our power to redeem them; for other men have our lands and vineyards.

Proverbs 14:31
He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.

Job 10:8-12
Thine hands have made me and fashioned me together round about; yet thou dost destroy me…

Psalm 139:14-16
I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well…









(15) Did not he that made me in the womb make him?--He here meets the charges of Eliphaz (Job 22:6-7; Job 22:9).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Did not
הֲ‍ֽ֝לֹא־ (hălō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

He who made me
עֹשֵׂ֣נִי (‘ō·śê·nî)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

in the womb
בַ֭בֶּטֶן (ḇab·be·ṭen)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 990: The belly, the womb, the bosom, body of anything

also make them?
עָשָׂ֑הוּ (‘ā·śā·hū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

Did not the same One
אֶחָֽד׃ (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

form us
וַ֝יְכֻנֶ֗נּוּ (way·ḵu·nen·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | first person common plural
Strong's 3559: To be erect

in the womb?
בָּרֶ֥חֶם (bā·re·ḥem)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7358: The womb


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