Job 16:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7059 [e]וַֽ֭תִּקְמְטֵנִי
wat-tiq-mə-ṭê-nî
And You have shriveled me upConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-2ms | 1cs
5707 [e]לְעֵ֣ד
lə-‘êḏ
a witness [against me]Prep-l | N-ms
1961 [e]הָיָ֑ה
hā-yāh;
it isV-Qal-Perf-3ms
6965 [e]וַיָּ֥קָם
way-yā-qām
and rises upConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  בִּ֥י
against mePrep | 1cs
3585 [e]כַ֝חֲשִׁ֗י
ḵa-ḥă-šî,
My leannessN-msc | 1cs
6440 [e]בְּפָנַ֥י
bə-p̄ā-nay
to my facePrep-b | N-mpc | 1cs
6030 [e]יַעֲנֶֽה׃
ya-‘ă-neh.
[And] bears witnessV-Qal-Imperf-3ms









Hebrew Texts
איוב 16:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַֽ֭תִּקְמְטֵנִי לְעֵ֣ד הָיָ֑ה וַיָּ֥קָם בִּ֥י כַ֝חֲשִׁ֗י בְּפָנַ֥י יַעֲנֶֽה׃

איוב 16:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ותקמטני לעד היה ויקם בי כחשי בפני יענה׃

איוב 16:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ותקמטני לעד היה ויקם בי כחשי בפני יענה׃

איוב 16:8 Hebrew Bible
ותקמטני לעד היה ויקם בי כחשי בפני יענה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"You have shriveled me up, It has become a witness; And my leanness rises up against me, It testifies to my face.

King James Bible
And thou hast filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness against me: and my leanness rising up in me beareth witness to my face.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You have shriveled me up--it has become a witness; My frailty rises up against me and testifies to my face.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And thou hast, etc. (Some render, 'thou has fettered me,' as kamat signifies in Arabic; but as it signifies in Syriac to be wrinkled, the common version seems, from the connexion, to be more correct; and if Job's disease were the elephantiasis, these words would apply most forcibly to the wrinkled state of the skin in that disorder.)

is a witness

Job 10:17 You renew your witnesses against me, and increase your indignation …

Ruth 1:21 I went out full and the LORD has brought me home again empty: why …

Ephesians 5:27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having …

my leanness

Psalm 106:15 And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul.

Isaiah 10:16 Therefore shall the Lord, the Lord of hosts, send among his fat ones leanness…

Isaiah 24:16 From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory …

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