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Job 6:8–9

“Oh that I might have my request,

and that God would fulfill my hope,

that it would bplease God to crush me,

that he would let loose his hand and cut me off!

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Job 6:8–9 — The New International Version (NIV)

“Oh, that I might have my request,

that God would grant what I hope for,

that God would be willing to crush me,

to let loose his hand and cut off my life!

Job 6:8–9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Oh that I might have my request;

And that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

Even that it would please God to destroy me;

That he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

Job 6:8–9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“Oh, that I might have my request,

that God would grant my desire.

I wish he would crush me.

I wish he would reach out his hand and kill me.

Job 6:8–9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“Oh, that I might have my request,

That God would grant me the thing that I long for!

That it would please God to crush me,

That He would loose His hand and cut me off!

Job 6:8–9 — New Century Version (NCV)

“How I wish that I might have what I ask for

and that God would give me what I hope for.

How I wish God would crush me

and reach out his hand to destroy me.

Job 6:8–9 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Oh that I might have my request;

And that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

Even that it would please God to crush me;

That he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

Job 6:8–9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Oh that I might have my request, and that †God would grant my desire! And that it would please †God to crush me, that he would let loose his hand and cut me off!

Job 6:8–9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“How I wish that my prayer would be answered— 

that God would give me what I’m hoping for, 

that God would ⸤finally⸥ be willing to crush me, 

that he would reach out to cut me off. 

Job 6:8–9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

If only my request would be granted

and God would provide what I hope for:

that He would decide to crush me,

to unleash His power and cut me off!

Job 6:8–9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

“O that I might have my request,

and that God would grant my desire;

that it would please God to crush me,

that he would let loose his hand and cut me off!

Job 6:8–9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

“O that my request may come,

and that God may grant my hope,

that God would decide that he would crush me,

that he would let loose his hand and kill me.

Job 6:8–9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

“I wish I could have what I’m asking for!

I wish God would give me what I’m hoping for!

I wish he would crush me!

I wish his powerful hand would cut off my life!

Job 6:8–9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Oh that my request might come to pass,

And that God would grant my longing!

“Would that God were willing to crush me,

That He would loose His hand and cut me off!