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Job 13:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Wherefore hidest thou thy face, And holdest me for thine enemy?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thine enemy?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Why do You hide Your face And consider me Your enemy?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Why hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thy enemy?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Wherefore dost thou hide thy face, and countest me for thine enemy?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Wherefore, thy face, shouldst thou hide? Or count me, as an enemy to thee?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Why dost Thou hide Thy face? And reckonest me for an enemy to Thee?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Why hidest thou thy face, and thinkest me thy enemy?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thine enemie?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Wherefore hidest thou thyself from me, and deemest me thine enemy?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thine enemy?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Wherefore x4100
(4100) Complement
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what? (including how?, why? and when?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
hidest 5641
{5641} Prime
A primitive root; to hide (by covering), literally or figuratively.
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
thou thy face, 6440
{6440} Prime
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
and holdest 2803
{2803} Prime
A primitive root; properly to plait or interpenetrate, that is, (literally) to weave or (generally) to fabricate; figuratively to plot or contrive (usually in a malicious sense); hence (from the mental effort) to think, regard, value, compute.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
me for thine enemy? 341
{0341} Prime
Active participle of H0340; hating; an adversary.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 13:24

_ _ hidest ... face — a figure from the gloomy impression caused by the sudden clouding over of the sun.

_ _ enemy — God treated Job as an enemy who must be robbed of power by ceaseless sufferings (Job 7:17, Job 7:21).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 13:23-28.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
hidest thou:

Job 10:2 I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; shew me wherefore thou contendest with me.
Job 29:2-3 Oh that I were as [in] months past, as [in] the days [when] God preserved me; ... When his candle shined upon my head, [and when] by his light I walked [through] darkness;
Deuteronomy 32:20 And he said, I will hide my face from them, I will see what their end [shall be]: for they [are] a very froward generation, children in whom [is] no faith.
Psalms 10:1 Why standest thou afar off, O LORD? [why] hidest thou [thyself] in times of trouble?
Psalms 13:1 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
Psalms 44:24 Wherefore hidest thou thy face, [and] forgettest our affliction and our oppression?
Psalms 77:6-9 I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with mine own heart: and my spirit made diligent search. ... Hath God forgotten to be gracious? hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah.
Psalms 88:14 LORD, why castest thou off my soul? [why] hidest thou thy face from me?
Isaiah 8:17 And I will wait upon the LORD, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

holdest me:

Job 16:9 He teareth [me] in his wrath, who hateth me: he gnasheth upon me with his teeth; mine enemy sharpeneth his eyes upon me.
Job 19:11 He hath also kindled his wrath against me, and he counteth me unto him as [one of] his enemies.
Job 30:21 Thou art become cruel to me: with thy strong hand thou opposest thyself against me.
Job 31:35 Oh that one would hear me! behold, my desire [is, that] the Almighty would answer me, and [that] mine adversary had written a book.
Job 33:10 Behold, he findeth occasions against me, he counteth me for his enemy,
1 Samuel 28:16 Then said Samuel, Wherefore then dost thou ask of me, seeing the LORD is departed from thee, and is become thine enemy?
Lamentations 2:5 The Lord was as an enemy: he hath swallowed up Israel, he hath swallowed up all her palaces: he hath destroyed his strong holds, and hath increased in the daughter of Judah mourning and lamentation.
2 Thessalonians 3:15 Yet count [him] not as an enemy, but admonish [him] as a brother.
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Dt 32:20. 1S 28:16. Jb 10:2; 16:9; 19:11; 29:2; 30:21; 31:35; 33:10. Ps 10:1; 13:1; 44:24; 77:6; 88:14. Is 8:17. Lm 2:5. 2Th 3:15.

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