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Job 16:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— God delivereth me to the ungodly, And casteth me into the hands of the wicked.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— God hath delivered me to the ungodly, and turned me over into the hands of the wicked.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “God hands me over to ruffians And tosses me into the hands of the wicked.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— God hath delivered me to the ungodly, and turned me over into the hands of the wicked.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— *God hath delivered me over to the iniquitous man, and hurled me into the hands of the wicked.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— GOD doth abandon me to him that is perverse, and, into the hands of the lawless, he throweth me headlong.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— God shutteth me up unto the perverse, And to the hands of the wicked turneth me over.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— God hath shut me up with the unjust man, and hath delivered me into the hands of the wicked.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— God hath deliuered me to the vngodly, and turned me ouer into the hands of the wicked.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For the Lord has delivered me into the hands of unrighteous men, and thrown me upon the ungodly.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— El hath delivered me to the ungodly, and turned me over into the hands of the wicked.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
“Ėl אֵל 410
{0410} Prime
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
hath delivered 5462
{5462} Prime
A primitive root; to shut up; figuratively to surrender.
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
me to x413
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
the ungodly, 5760
{5760} Prime
From H5765; perverse (morally).
and turned me over 3399
{3399} Prime
A primitive root; to precipitate or hurl (rush) headlong; (intransitively) to be rash.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
into x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the hands 3027
{3027} Prime
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
of the wicked. 7563
{7563} Prime
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 16:11

_ _ the ungodly — namely, his professed friends, who persecuted him with unkind speeches.

_ _ turned me over — literally, “cast me headlong into the hands of the wicked.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 16:6-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 16:11

The wicked — And thus Christ was delivered into wicked hands, by the determinate counsel of God.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 16:11

God hath delivered me to the ungodly, and turned me over into the (m) hands of the wicked.

(m) They have led me where they would.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
delivered me:
Heb. shut me up,
1 Samuel 24:18 And thou hast shewed this day how that thou hast dealt well with me: forasmuch as when the LORD had delivered me into thine hand, thou killedst me not.
Psalms 31:8 And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large room.
Romans 11:32 For God hath concluded them all in unbelief, that he might have mercy upon all.

to the ungodly:

Job 1:13-19 And there was a day when his sons and his daughters [were] eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house: ... And, behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young men, and they are dead; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.
Job 2:7 So went Satan forth from the presence of the LORD, and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot unto his crown.
Psalms 7:14 Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.
John 19:16 Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led [him] away.
2 Corinthians 12:7 And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.


Psalms 27:12 Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
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