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Job 19:13-27

New American Standard Bible

Chapter 19

13 'He has removed my brothers far from me, And my acquaintances have completely turned away from me. 14 My relatives have failed, And my close friends have forgotten me. 15 Those who live in my house and my servant women 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 his favor 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 stand up and they speak against me. 19 All my associates loathe me, And those I love have turned against me. 20 My bone clings to my skin and my flesh, And I have escaped only by the skin of my teeth. 21 Pity me, pity me, you friends of mine, For the hand of God has struck me. 22 Why do you persecute me as God does, And are not satisfied with my flesh? 23 'Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were recorded in a book! 24 That with an iron stylus and lead They were engraved in the rock forever! 25 Yet as for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last, He will take His stand on the earth. 26 Even after my skin is destroyed, Yet from my flesh I will see God, 27 Whom I, on my part, shall behold for myself, And whom my eyes will see, and not another. My heart faints within me!
King James Version

Chapter 19

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. 20 My bone cleaveth to my skin and to my flesh, and I am escaped with the skin of my teeth. 21 Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye my friends; for the hand of God hath touched me. 22 Why do ye persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?
23 Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book! 24 That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever! 25 For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth: 26 And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God: 27 Whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another; though my reins be consumed within me.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 19

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. 20 My skin and my flesh cling to my bones; I have escaped with only the skin of my teeth. 21 Have mercy on me, my friends, have mercy, for God's hand has struck me.
22 Why do you persecute me as God does? Will you never get enough of my flesh? 23 I wish that my words were written down, that they were recorded on a scroll 24 or were inscribed in stone forever by an iron stylus and lead! 25 But I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the end he will stand on the dust. 26 Even after my skin has been destroyed, yet I will see God in my flesh.
27 I will see him myself; my eyes will look at him, and not as a stranger. My heart longs within me.
New Living Translation

Chapter 19

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. 20 I have been reduced to skin and bones and have escaped death by the skin of my teeth.
21 'Have mercy on me, my friends, have mercy, for the hand of God has struck me. 22 Must you also persecute me, like God does? Haven't you chewed me up enough?
23 'Oh, that my words could be recorded. Oh, that they could be inscribed on a monument, 24 carved with an iron chisel and filled with lead, engraved forever in the rock.
25 'But as for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, and he will stand upon the earth at last. 26 And after my body has decayed, yet in my body I will see God! 27 I will see him for myself. Yes, I will see him with my own eyes. I am overwhelmed at the thought!
English Standard Version

Chapter 19

13 “He has put my brothers far from me, and those who knew me are wholly estranged from me. 14 My relatives have failed me, my close friends have forgotten me. 15 The guests in 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 wife, and I am a stench to the children of my own mother. 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. 20 My bones stick to my skin and to my flesh, and I have escaped by the skin of my teeth. 21 Have mercy on me, have mercy on me, O you my friends, for the hand of God has touched me! 22 Why do you, like God, pursue me? Why are you not satisfied with my flesh? 23 “Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book! 24 Oh that with an iron pen and lead they were engraved in the rock forever! 25 For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth. 26 And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet in my flesh I shall see God, 27 whom I shall see for myself, and my eyes shall behold, and not another. My heart faints within me!
New International Version

Chapter 19

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.
20 I am nothing but skin and bones; I have escaped only by the skin of my teeth. 21 Have pity on me, my friends, have pity, for the hand of God has struck me.
22 Why do you pursue me as God does? Will you never get enough of my flesh? 23 Oh, that my words were recorded, that they were written on a scroll, 24 that they were inscribed with an iron tool on lead, or engraved in rock forever! 25 I know that my redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth. 26 And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God;
27 I myself will see him with my own eyes--I, and not another. How my heart yearns within me!
La Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 19

13 El ha alejado de mí a mis hermanos, y mis conocidos están apartados completamente de mí. 14 Mis parientes me fallaron y mis íntimos amigos me han olvidado. 15 Los moradores de mi casa y mis criadas me tienen por extraño, extranjero soy a sus ojos. 16 Llamo a mi siervo, y no responde, con mi propia boca tengo que rogarle. 17 Mi aliento es odioso a mi mujer, y soy repugnante a mis propios hermanos. 18 Hasta los niños me desprecian, me levanto, y hablan contra mí. 19 Todos mis compañeros me aborrecen, y los que amo se han vuelto contra mí. 20 Mis huesos se pegan a mi piel y a mi carne, y sólo he escapado con la piel de mis dientes. 21 Tened piedad, tened piedad de mí, vosotros mis amigos, porque la mano de Dios me ha herido. 22 ¿Por qué me perseguís como Dios lo hace, y no os saciáis ya de mi carne?
23 ¡Oh, si mis palabras se escribieran, si se grabaran en un libro ! 24 ¡Si con cincel de hierro y con plomo fueran esculpidas en piedra para siempre! 25 Yo sé que mi Redentor vive, y al final se levantará sobre el polvo. 26 Y después de deshecha mi piel, aun en mi carne veré a Dios ; 27 al cual yo mismo contemplaré, y a quien mis ojos verán y no los de otro. ¡Desfallece mi corazón dentro de mí!
Nueva Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 19

13 El ha alejado de mí a mis hermanos, Y mis conocidos se han apartado completamente de mí. 14 Mis parientes me fallaron Y mis íntimos amigos me han olvidado. 15 Los moradores de mi casa y mis criadas me tienen por extraño, Extranjero soy a sus ojos. 16 Llamo a mi siervo, y no responde, Con mi propia boca tengo que rogarle. 17 Mi aliento es odioso a mi mujer, Y soy repugnante a mis propios hermanos. 18 Hasta los niños me desprecian, Me levanto, y hablan contra mí. 19 Todos mis compañeros me aborrecen, Y los que amo se han vuelto contra mí. 20 Mis huesos se pegan a mi piel y a mi carne, Sólo he escapado con la piel de mis dientes. 21 Tengan piedad, tengan piedad de mí, ustedes mis amigos, Porque la mano de Dios me ha herido. 22 ¿Por qué me persiguen como Dios lo hace, Y no dejan ya de saciarse de mi carne?
23 ¡Oh, si mis palabras se escribieran, Si se grabaran en un libro! 24 ¡Si con cincel de hierro y con plomo Fueran esculpidas en piedra para siempre! 25 Yo sé que mi Redentor (Defensor) vive, Y al final se levantará sobre el polvo. 26 Y después de deshecha mi piel, Aun en mi carne veré a Dios; 27 Al cual yo mismo contemplaré, Y a quien mis ojos verán y no los de otro. ¡Desfallece mi corazón dentro de mí!
Nueva Versión Internacional

Chapter 19

13 »Hizo que mis hermanos me abandonaran; hasta mis amigos se han alejado de mí. 14 Mis parientes y conocidos se distanciaron, me echaron al olvido. 15 Mis huéspedes y mis criadas me ven como a un extraño, me miran como a un desconocido. 16 Llamo a mi criado, y no me responde, aunque yo mismo se lo ruego. 17 A mi esposa le da asco mi aliento; a mis hermanos les resulto repugnante. 18 Hasta los niños me desprecian; en cuanto me ven, se burlan de mí. 19 A todos mis amigos les resulto abominable; mis seres queridos se han vuelto contra mí. 20 La piel y la carne se me pegan a los huesos; ¡a duras penas he salvado el pellejo!
21 »¡Compadézcanse de mí, amigos míos; compadézcanse, que la mano de Dios me ha golpeado! 22 ¿Por qué me acosan como Dios? ¿No les basta con desollarme vivo?
23 »¡Ah, si fueran grabadas mis palabras, si quedaran escritas en un libro! 24 ¡Si para siempre quedaran sobre la roca, grabadas con cincel en una placa de plomo! 25 Yo sé que mi redentor vive, y que al final triunfará sobre la muerte. 26 Y, cuando mi piel haya sido destruida, todavía veré a Dios con mis propios ojos. 27 Yo mismo espero verlo; espero ser yo quien lo vea, y no otro. ¡Este anhelo me consume las entrañas!
Reina-Valera 1960

Chapter 19

13 Hizo alejar de mí a mis hermanos, Y mis conocidos como extraños se apartaron de mí. 14 Mis parientes se detuvieron, Y mis conocidos se olvidaron de mí. 15 Los moradores de mi casa y mis criadas me tuvieron por extraño; Forastero fui yo a sus ojos. 16 Llamé a mi siervo, y no respondió; De mi propia boca le suplicaba. 17 Mi aliento vino a ser extraño a mi mujer, Aunque por los hijos de mis entrañas le rogaba. 18 Aun los muchachos me menospreciaron; Al levantarme, hablaban contra mí. 19 Todos mis íntimos amigos me aborrecieron, Y los que yo amaba se volvieron contra mí. 20 Mi piel y mi carne se pegaron a mis huesos, Y he escapado con sólo la piel de mis dientes. 21 ¡Oh, vosotros mis amigos, tened compasión de mí, tened compasión de mí! Porque la mano de Dios me ha tocado. 22 ¿Por qué me perseguís como Dios, Y ni aun de mi carne os saciáis?
23 ¡Quién diese ahora que mis palabras fuesen escritas! ¡Quién diese que se escribiesen en un libro; 24 Que con cincel de hierro y con plomo Fuesen esculpidas en piedra para siempre! 25 Yo sé que mi Redentor vive, Y al fin se levantará sobre el polvo; 26 Y después de deshecha esta mi piel, En mi carne he de ver a Dios; 27 Al cual veré por mí mismo, Y mis ojos lo verán, y no otro, Aunque mi corazón desfallece dentro de mí.
Biblia del Jubileo

Chapter 19

13 Hizo alejar de mí mis hermanos, y ciertamente mis conocidos se extrañaron de mí. 14 Mis parientes se detuvieron, y mis conocidos se olvidaron de mí. 15 Los moradores de mi casa y mis criadas me tuvieron por extraño; forastero fui yo en sus ojos. 16 Llamé a mi siervo, y no respondió; de mi propia boca le suplicaba. 17 Mi espíritu vino a ser extraño a mi mujer, aunque por los hijos de mis entrañas le rogaba. 18 Aun los muchachos me menospreciaron; levantándome, hablaban contra mí. 19 Todos mis íntimos amigos me aborrecieron; y los que yo amaba, se tornaron contra mí. 20 Mi piel y mi carne se pegaron a mis huesos; y he escapado con la piel de mis dientes. 21 Oh vosotros mis amigos, tened compasión de mí, tened compasión de mí; porque la mano de Dios me ha tocado. 22 ¿Por qué me perseguís como Dios, y no os saciáis de mis carnes? 23 ¡Quién diese ahora que mis palabras fuesen escritas! ¡Quién diese que se escribieran en un libro! 24 ¡Que con cincel de hierro y con plomo fuesen en piedra esculpidas para siempre! 25 Yo sé que mi Redentor vive, y al fin se levantará sobre el polvo; 26 y después desde esta mi piel rota, y desde mi propia carne tengo que ver a Dios. 27 Al cual yo tengo que ver por mí, y mis ojos lo han de ver, y no otro, aunque mis riñones se consuman dentro de mí.