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Job 19:13–19

13  “He has put my hbrothers far from me,

and ithose who knew me are wholly estranged from me.

14  My relatives jhave failed me,

my close kfriends have forgotten me.

15  The guests lin my house and my maidservants count me as a stranger;

I have become a foreigner in their eyes.

16  I call to my servant, but he gives me no answer;

I must plead with him with my mouth for mercy.

17  My breath is strange to my mwife,

and I am a stench to the children of nmy own mother.

18  Even young ochildren despise me;

when I rise they talk against me.

19  All my pintimate friends abhor me,

and those whom I loved have turned against me.

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Job 19:13–19 — The New International Version (NIV)

13 “He has alienated my family from me;

my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.

14 My relatives have gone away;

my closest friends have forgotten me.

15 My guests and my female servants count me a foreigner;

they look on me as on a stranger.

16 I summon my servant, but he does not answer,

though I beg him with my own mouth.

17 My breath is offensive to my wife;

I am loathsome to my own family.

18 Even the little boys scorn me;

when I appear, they ridicule me.

19 All my intimate friends detest me;

those I love have turned against me.

Job 19:13–19 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

13 He hath put my brethren far from me,

And mine acquaintance are verily estranged from me.

14 My kinsfolk have failed,

And my familiar friends have forgotten me.

15 They that dwell in mine house, and my maids,

Count me for a stranger:

I am an alien in their sight.

16 I called my servant, and he gave me no answer;

I intreated him with my mouth.

17 My breath is strange to my wife,

Though I intreated for the children’s sake of mine own body.

18 Yea, young children despised me;

I arose, and they spake against me.

19 All my inward friends abhorred me:

And they whom I loved are turned against me.

Job 19:13–19 — New Living Translation (NLT)

13 “My relatives stay far away,

and my friends have turned against me.

14 My family is gone,

and my close friends have forgotten me.

15 My servants and maids consider me a stranger.

I am like a foreigner to them.

16 When I call my servant, he doesn’t come;

I have to plead with him!

17 My breath is repulsive to my wife.

I am rejected by my own family.

18 Even young children despise me.

When I stand to speak, they turn their backs on me.

19 My close friends detest me.

Those I loved have turned against me.

Job 19:13–19 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

13 “He has removed my brothers far from me,

And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.

14 My relatives have failed,

And my close friends have forgotten me.

15 Those who dwell in my house, and my maidservants,

Count me as a stranger;

I am an alien in their sight.

16 I call my servant, but he gives no answer;

I beg him with my mouth.

17 My breath is offensive to my wife,

And I am repulsive to the children of my own body.

18 Even young children despise me;

I arise, and they speak against me.

19 All my close friends abhor me,

And those whom I love have turned against me.

Job 19:13–19 — New Century Version (NCV)

13 “God has made my brothers my enemies,

and my friends have become strangers.

14 My relatives have gone away,

and my friends have forgotten me.

15 My guests and my female servants treat me like a stranger;

they look at me as if I were a foreigner.

16 I call for my servant, but he does not answer,

even when I beg him with my own mouth.

17 My wife can’t stand my breath,

and my own family dislikes me.

18 Even the little boys hate me

and talk about me when I leave.

19 All my close friends hate me;

even those I love have turned against me.

Job 19:13–19 — American Standard Version (ASV)

13 He hath put my brethren far from me,

And mine acquaintance are wholly estranged from me.

14 My kinsfolk have failed,

And my familiar friends have forgotten me.

15 They that dwell in my house, and my maids, count me for a stranger;

I am an alien in their sight.

16 I call unto my servant, and he giveth me no answer,

Though I entreat him with my mouth.

17 My breath is strange to my wife,

And my supplication to the children of mine own mother.

18 Even young children despise me;

If I arise, they speak against me.

19 All my familiar friends abhor me,

And they whom I loved are turned against me.

Job 19:13–19 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

13 He hath put my brethren far from me, and mine acquaintance are quite estranged from me. 14 My kinsfolk have failed, and my known friends have forgotten me. 15 The sojourners in my house and my maids count me as a stranger; I am an alien in their sight. 16 I called my servant, and he answered not; I entreated him with my mouth. 17 My breath is strange to my wife, and my entreaties to the children of my mother’s womb. 18 Even young children despise me; I rise up, and they speak against me. 19 All my intimate friends abhor me, and they whom I loved are turned against me.

Job 19:13–19 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

13 “My brothers stay far away from me. 

My friends are complete strangers to me. 

14 My relatives and my closest friends have stopped coming. 

My house guests have forgotten me. 

15 My female slaves consider me to be a stranger. 

I am like a foreigner to them. 

16 I call my slave, but he doesn’t answer, though I beg him. 

17 My breath offends my wife. 

I stink to my own children. 

18 Even young children despise me. 

If I stand up, they make fun of me. 

19 All my closest friends are disgusted with me. 

Those I love have turned against me. 

Job 19:13–19 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 He has removed my brothers from me;

my acquaintances have abandoned me.

14 My relatives stop coming by,

and my close friends have forgotten me.

15 My house guests and female servants regard me as a stranger;

I am a foreigner in their sight.

16 I call for my servant, but he does not answer,

even if I beg him with my own mouth.

17 My breath is offensive to my wife,

and my own family finds me repulsive.

18 Even young boys scorn me.

When I stand up, they mock me.

19 All of my best friends despise me,

and those I love have turned against me.

Job 19:13–19 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 “He has put my family far from me,

and my acquaintances are wholly estranged from me.

14 My relatives and my close friends have failed me;

15 the guests in my house have forgotten me;

my serving girls count me as a stranger;

I have become an alien in their eyes.

16 I call to my servant, but he gives me no answer;

I must myself plead with him.

17 My breath is repulsive to my wife;

I am loathsome to my own family.

18 Even young children despise me;

when I rise, they talk against me.

19 All my intimate friends abhor me,

and those whom I loved have turned against me.

Job 19:13–19 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

13 “He has removed my kinsfolk from me,

and my acquaintances have only turned aside from me.

14 My relatives have failed,

and my close friends have forgotten me.

15 The sojourners in my house and my slave women count me as a stranger;

I have become a foreigner in their eyes.

16 I call to my servant, but he does not answer;

I must personally plead with him.

17 My breath is repulsive to my wife,

and I am loathsome to my own family.

18 Little boys also despise me;

when I rise, then they talk against me.

19 All my intimate friends abhor me,

and these whom I have loved have turned against me.

Job 19:13–19 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

13 “God has caused my brothers to desert me.

The people I used to know are now strangers to me.

14 My family has gone away.

My friends have forgotten me.

15 My guests and my female servants think of me as a stranger.

They look at me as if I were an outsider.

16 I send for my servant, but he doesn’t answer.

He doesn’t come, even though I beg him to.

17 My wife can’t stand the way my breath smells.

My own relatives won’t have anything to do with me.

18 Even little children laugh at me.

When I appear, they make fun of me.

19 All of my close friends hate me.

Those I love have turned against me.

Job 19:13–19 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

13 “He has removed my brothers far from me,

And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.

14 “My relatives have failed,

And my intimate friends have forgotten me.

15 “Those who live in my house and my maids consider me a stranger.

I am a foreigner in their sight.

16 “I call to my servant, but he does not answer;

I have to implore him with my mouth.

17 “My breath is offensive to my wife,

And I am loathsome to my own brothers.

18 Even young children despise me;

I rise up and they speak against me.

19 All my associates abhor me,

And those I love have turned against me.