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Job 7:1

Job’s Second Speech: A Response to Eliphaz

7 “Does not a human beinga have hard serviceb on earth?

And are not hisc days like the days of a laborer?

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Job 7:1 — The New International Version (NIV)

“Do not mortals have hard service on earth?

Are not their days like those of hired laborers?

Job 7:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“Has not man a hard service on earth,

and are not his days like the days of a hired hand?

Job 7:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Is there not an appointed time to man upon earth?

Are not his days also like the days of an hireling?

Job 7:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“Is not all human life a struggle?

Our lives are like that of a hired hand,

Job 7:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Is there not a time of hard service for man on earth?

Are not his days also like the days of a hired man?

Job 7:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

“People have a hard task on earth,

and their days are like those of a laborer.

Job 7:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Is there not a warfare to man upon earth?

And are not his days like the days of a hireling?

Job 7:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Hath not man a life of labour upon earth? and are not his days like the days of a hireling?

Job 7:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“Isn’t a mortal’s stay on earth difficult

like a hired hand’s daily work?

Job 7:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Isn’t mankind consigned to forced labor on earth?

Are not his days like those of a hired hand?

Job 7:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

“Do not human beings have a hard service on earth,

and are not their days like the days of a laborer?

Job 7:1 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Job continued,

“Doesn’t every man have to work hard on this earth?

Aren’t his days like the days of a hired worker?

Job 7:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“Is not man forced to labor on earth,

And are not his days like the days of a hired man?