Job 3:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
4100 [e]לָ֤מָּה
lām-māh
WhyInterrog
5414 [e]יִתֵּ֣ן
yit-tên
is givenV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
6001 [e]לְעָמֵ֣ל
lə-‘ā-mêl
to him who is in miseryPrep-l | N-ms
216 [e]א֑וֹר
’ō-wr;
lightN-cs
2416 [e]וְ֝חַיִּ֗ים
wə-ḥay-yîm,
and lifeConj-w | N-mp
4751 [e]לְמָ֣רֵי
lə-mā-rê
to the bitterPrep-l | Adj-mpc
5315 [e]נָֽפֶשׁ׃
nā-p̄eš.
of soulN-fs









Hebrew Texts
איוב 3:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לָ֤מָּה יִתֵּ֣ן לְעָמֵ֣ל אֹ֑ור וְ֝חַיִּ֗ים לְמָ֣רֵי נָֽפֶשׁ׃

איוב 3:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
למה יתן לעמל אור וחיים למרי נפש׃

איוב 3:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
למה יתן לעמל אור וחיים למרי נפש׃

איוב 3:20 Hebrew Bible
למה יתן לעמל אור וחיים למרי נפש׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Why is light given to him who suffers, And life to the bitter of soul,

King James Bible
Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why is light given to one burdened with grief, and life to those whose existence is bitter,
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