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Job 7:2

Like a slave who longs for tthe shadow,

and like ua hired hand who looks for his vwages,

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Job 7:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

Like a slave longing for the evening shadows,

or a hired laborer waiting to be paid,

Job 7:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

As a servant earnestly desireth the shadow,

And as an hireling looketh for the reward of his work:

Job 7:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

like a worker who longs for the shade,

like a servant waiting to be paid.

Job 7:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Like a servant who earnestly desires the shade,

And like a hired man who eagerly looks for his wages,

Job 7:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

They are like a slave wishing for the evening shadows,

like a laborer waiting to be paid.

Job 7:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

As a servant that earnestly desireth the shadow,

And as a hireling that looketh for his wages:

Job 7:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

As a bondman earnestly desireth the shadow, and a hireling expecteth his wages,

Job 7:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Like a slave, he longs for shade. 

Like a hired hand, he eagerly looks for his pay. 

Job 7:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Like a slave he longs for shade;

like a hired man he waits for his pay.

Job 7:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Like a slave who longs for the shadow,

and like laborers who look for their wages,

Job 7:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Like a slave he longs for the shadow,

and like a laborer he waits for his wages.

Job 7:2 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

I’ve been like a slave

who longs for the evening shadows to come.

I’ve been like a hired worker

who can hardly wait to get paid.

Job 7:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“As a slave who pants for the shade,

And as a hired man who eagerly waits for his wages,


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