Job 33:25
New International Version
let their flesh be renewed like a child’s; let them be restored as in the days of their youth’—

New Living Translation
Then his body will become as healthy as a child’s, firm and youthful again.

English Standard Version
let his flesh become fresh with youth; let him return to the days of his youthful vigor’;

Berean Study Bible
then his flesh is refreshed like a child’s; he returns to the days of his youth.

King James Bible
His flesh shall be fresher than a child's: he shall return to the days of his youth:

New King James Version
His flesh shall be young like a child’s, He shall return to the days of his youth.

New American Standard Bible
Let his flesh become fresher than in youth, Let him return to the days of his youthful vigor;

NASB 1995
Let his flesh become fresher than in youth, Let him return to the days of his youthful vigor;

NASB 1977
Let his flesh become fresher than in youth, Let him return to the days of his youthful vigor;

Amplified Bible
“Let his flesh be restored and become fresher than in youth; Let him return to the days of his youthful strength.

Christian Standard Bible
then his flesh will be healthier than in his youth, and he will return to the days of his youthful vigor.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
then his flesh will be healthier than in his youth, and he will return to the days of his youthful vigor.

American Standard Version
His flesh shall be fresher than a child's; He returneth to the days of his youth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
His flesh shall be transformed as that in his boyhood, and he shall return to the days of his youth

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he will make his flesh tender as that of a babe, and he will restore him among men in his full strength.

Contemporary English Version
Our health is restored, we feel young again,

Douay-Rheims Bible
His flesh is consumed with punishment, let him return to the days of his youth.

English Revised Version
His flesh shall be fresher than a child's; he returneth to the days of his youth:

Good News Translation
Their bodies will grow young and strong again;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then their flesh will become softer than a child's. They will go back to the days of their youth.

International Standard Version
Let his flesh be rejuvenated as he was in his youth! Let him recover the strength of his youth.

JPS Tanakh 1917
His flesh is tenderer than a child's; He returneth to the days of his youth;

Literal Standard Version
Fresher [is] his flesh than a child’s, He returns to the days of his youth.

NET Bible
then his flesh is restored like a youth's; he returns to the days of his youthful vigor.

New Heart English Bible
His flesh shall be fresher than a child's. He returns to the days of his youth.

World English Bible
His flesh shall be fresher than a child's. He returns to the days of his youth.

Young's Literal Translation
Fresher is his flesh than a child's, He returneth to the days of his youth.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elihu Rebukes Job
24to be gracious to him and say, ‘Spare him from going down to the Pit; I have found his ransom,’ 25then his flesh is refreshed like a child’s; he returns to the days of his youth. 26He prays to God and finds favor; he sees God’s face and shouts for joy, and God restores His righteousness to that man.…

Cross References
2 Kings 5:14
So Naaman went down and dipped himself in the Jordan seven times, according to the word of the man of God, and his flesh was restored and became like that of a little child, and he was clean.

Job 33:24
to be gracious to him and say, 'Spare him from going down to the Pit; I have found his ransom,'

Job 33:26
He prays to God and finds favor; he sees God's face and shouts for joy, and God restores His righteousness to that man.


Treasury of Scripture

His flesh shall be fresher than a child's: he shall return to the days of his youth:

His flesh

2 Kings 5:14
Then went he down, and dipped himself seven times in Jordan, according to the saying of the man of God: and his flesh came again like unto the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.

a child's.

Job 42:16
After this lived Job an hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.

Deuteronomy 34:7
And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.

Joshua 14:10,11
And now, behold, the LORD hath kept me alive, as he said, these forty and five years, even since the LORD spake this word unto Moses, while the children of Israel wandered in the wilderness: and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and five years old…









Verse 25. - His flesh shall be fresher than a child's. The chastisement having done its work, and the sufferer being delivered from death by the mediating angel, a restoration to health follows. The recovery of "flesh fresher than a child's" stands as the natural antithesis to Job's leprosy. He shall return to the days of his youth. Youthful strength, youthful vigour, youthful feelings, shall come back to him. He shall be once more as he was in the days of his prime.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
then his flesh
בְּשָׂר֣וֹ (bə·śā·rōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1320: Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man

will be renewed
רֻֽטֲפַ֣שׁ (ru·ṭă·p̄aš)
Verb - QalPass - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7375: To be rejuvenated

like a child’s,
מִנֹּ֑עַר (min·nō·‘ar)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5290: Youth, early life

and he will return
יָ֝שׁ֗וּב (yā·šūḇ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

to the days
לִימֵ֥י (lî·mê)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 3117: A day

of his youth.
עֲלוּמָֽיו׃ (‘ă·lū·māw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5934: Youth, youthful vigor


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