Job 7:21
Text Analysis
4100 [e]וּמֶ֤ה ׀
Then whyConj-w | Interrog
3808 [e]לֹא־
5375 [e]תִשָּׂ֣א
do You pardonV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
6588 [e]פִשְׁעִי֮
my transgressionN-msc | 1cs
5674 [e]וְתַעֲבִ֪יר
and take awayConj-w | V-Hifil-ConjImperf-2ms
853 [e]אֶת־
5771 [e]עֲוֺ֫נִ֥י
my iniquityN-csc | 1cs
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
6258 [e]עַ֭תָּה
6083 [e]לֶעָפָ֣ר
in the dustPrep-l, Art | N-ms
7901 [e]אֶשְׁכָּ֑ב
I will lie downV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
7836 [e]וְשִׁ֖חֲרְתַּ֣נִי
and You will seek me diligentlyConj-w | V-Piel-ConjPerf-2ms | 1cs2
369 [e]וְאֵינֶֽנִּי׃
but I [will] no longer [be]Conj-w | Adv | 1cs

Hebrew Texts
איוב 7:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וּמֶ֤ה ׀ לֹא־תִשָּׂ֣א פִשְׁעִי֮ וְתַעֲבִ֪יר אֶת־עֲוֹ֫נִ֥י כִּֽי־עַ֭תָּה לֶעָפָ֣ר אֶשְׁכָּ֑ב וְשִׁ֖חֲרְתַּ֣נִי וְאֵינֶֽנִּי׃ פ

איוב 7:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ומה ׀ לא־תשא פשעי ותעביר את־עוני כי־עתה לעפר אשכב ושחרתני ואינני׃ פ

איוב 7:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ומה ׀ לא־תשא פשעי ותעביר את־עוני כי־עתה לעפר אשכב ושחרתני ואינני׃ פ

איוב 7:21 Hebrew Bible
ומה לא תשא פשעי ותעביר את עוני כי עתה לעפר אשכב ושחרתני ואינני׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Why then do You not pardon my transgression And take away my iniquity? For now I will lie down in the dust; And You will seek me, but I will not be."

King James Bible
And why dost thou not pardon my transgression, and take away mine iniquity? for now shall I sleep in the dust; and thou shalt seek me in the morning, but I shall not be.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why not forgive my sin and pardon my transgression? For soon I will lie down in the grave. You will eagerly seek me, but I will be gone.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

why dost.

Job 10:14 If I sin, then you mark me, and you will not acquit me from my iniquity.

Job 13:23,24 How many are my iniquities and sins? make me to know my transgression …

Isaiah 64:9 Be not wroth very sore, O LORD, neither remember iniquity for ever: …

Lamentations 3:42-44 We have transgressed and have rebelled: you have not pardoned…

Lamentations 5:20-22 Why do you forget us for ever, and forsake us so long time…

take away.

2 Samuel 24:10 And David's heart smote him after that he had numbered the people. …

Micah 7:18,19 Who is a God like to you, that pardons iniquity, and passes by the …

Hosea 14:2 Take with you words, and turn to the LORD: say to him, Take away …

John 1:29 The next day John sees Jesus coming to him, and said, Behold the …

Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, …

1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our …

1 John 3:5 And you know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin.


Job 3:13 For now should I have lain still and been quiet, I should have slept: …

Job 17:14 I have said to corruption, You are my father: to the worm, You are …

Job 21:32,33 Yet shall he be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb…

Ecclesiastes 12:7 Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit …

Isaiah 26:19 Your dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. …

Daniel 12:2 And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, …

in the morning.

Job 7:18 And that you should visit him every morning, and try him every moment?

but I shall not be.

Psalm 37:36 Yet he passed away, and, see, he was not: yes, I sought him, but …

Psalm 103:15 As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

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