Job 33:6
New International Version
I am the same as you in God’s sight; I too am a piece of clay.

New Living Translation
Look, you and I both belong to God. I, too, was formed from clay.

English Standard Version
Behold, I am toward God as you are; I too was pinched off from a piece of clay.

Berean Study Bible
I am just like you before God; I was also formed from clay.

King James Bible
Behold, I am according to thy wish in God's stead: I also am formed out of the clay.

New King James Version
Truly I am as your spokesman before God; I also have been formed out of clay.

New American Standard Bible
“Behold, I belong to God, like you; I too have been formed out of the clay.

NASB 1995
“Behold, I belong to God like you; I too have been formed out of the clay.

NASB 1977
“Behold, I belong to God like you; I too have been formed out of the clay.

Amplified Bible
“Behold, I belong to God like you; I too was formed out of the clay.

Christian Standard Bible
I am just like you before God; I was also pinched off from a piece of clay.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I am just like you before God; I was also pinched off from a piece of clay.

American Standard Version
Behold, I am toward God even as thou art: I also am formed out of the clay.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I, like you, am with God, also I was formed from clay

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou art formed out of the clay as also I: we have been formed out of the same substance.

Contemporary English Version
We each were made from clay, and God has no favorites,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold God hath made me as well as thee, and of the same clay I also was formed.

English Revised Version
Behold, I am toward God even as thou art: I also am formed out of the clay.

Good News Translation
You and I are the same in God's sight, both of us were formed from clay.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Indeed, I stand in front of God as you do. I, too, was formed from a piece of clay.

International Standard Version
Look! As far as God is concerned, I'm just like you are— I, too, have been pinched off from a piece of clay.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Behold, I am toward God even as thou art; I also am formed out of the clay.

Literal Standard Version
Behold, I [am], according to your word, for God, I have also been formed from the clay.

NET Bible
Look, I am just like you in relation to God; I too have been molded from clay.

New Heart English Bible
Look, I am toward God even as you are. I am also formed out of the clay.

World English Bible
Behold, I am toward God even as you are. I am also formed out of the clay.

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, I am, according to thy word, for God, From the clay I -- I also, have been formed.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elihu Rebukes Job
5Refute me if you can; prepare your case and confront me. 6 I am just like you before God; I was also formed from clay. 7Surely no fear of me should terrify you; nor will my hand be heavy upon you.…

Cross References
2 Corinthians 4:7
Now we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this surpassingly great power is from God and not from us.

Job 4:19
how much more those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundations are in the dust, who can be crushed like a moth!

Job 10:9
Please remember that You molded me like clay. Would You now return me to dust?


Treasury of Scripture

Behold, I am according to your wish in God's stead: I also am formed out of the clay.

I

wish.

Genesis 30:2
And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?

Exodus 4:16
And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people: and he shall be, even he shall be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to him instead of God.

2 Corinthians 5:20
Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.

I also

Job 4:19
How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth?

Job 10:9
Remember, I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as the clay; and wilt thou bring me into dust again?

Job 13:12
Your remembrances are like unto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.

formed.









Verse 6. - Behold, I am according to thy wish in God's stead; i.e. I am the antagonist for whom thou hast asked (Job 9:33; Job 13:19), ready to enter into controversy with thee, instead of God. I am thine equal, a creature like thyself. I also am formed out of the clay (comp. Genesis 2:7). Therefore -

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I
אֲנִ֣י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

am just like you before God;
לָאֵ֑ל (lā·’êl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

I
אָֽנִי׃ (’ā·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

was also
גַם־ (ḡam-)
Conjunction
Strong's 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

formed
קֹרַ֥צְתִּי (qō·raṣ·tî)
Verb - Pual - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7169: To pinch, to bite the lips, blink the eyes, to squeeze off

out of clay.
מֵ֝חֹ֗מֶר (mê·ḥō·mer)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2563: A bubbling up, of water, a wave, of earth, mire, clay, a heap, a chomer, dry measure


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