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Job 30:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— In the night season my bones are pierced in me, And the [pains] that gnaw me take no rest.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— My bones are pierced in me in the night season: and my sinews take no rest.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “At night it pierces my bones within me, And my gnawing [pains] take no rest.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— My bones are pierced in me in the night season: and my sinews take no rest.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The night pierceth through my bones [and detacheth them] from me, and my gnawing pains take no rest:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Night, boreth, my bones, all over me,—and, my sinews, find no rest;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— At night my bone hath been pierced in me, And mine eyelids do not lie down.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— In the night my bone is pierced with sorrows: and they that feed upon me, do not sleep.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— My bones are pierced in mee in the night season: and my sinewes take no rest.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And by night my bones are confounded; and my sinews are relaxed.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— My bones are pierced in me in the night season: and my sinews take no rest.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
My bones 6106
{6106} Prime
עֶצֶם
`etsem
{eh'-tsem}
From H6105; a bone (as strong); by extension the body; figuratively the substance, that is, (as pronoun) selfsame.
are pierced 5365
{5365} Prime
נָקַר
naqar
{naw-kar'}
A primitive root; to bore (penetrate, quarry).
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
in x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
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.
me in the night season: 3915
{3915} Prime
לַיִל
layil
{lah'-yil}
From the same as H3883; properly a twist (away of the light), that is, night; figuratively adversity.
and my sinews 6207
{6207} Prime
עָרַק
`araq
{aw-rak'}
A primitive root; to gnaw, that is, (figuratively) eat (by hyberbole); also (participle) a pain.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
take no rest. 7901
{7901} Prime
שָׁכַב
shakab
{shaw-kab'}
A primitive root; to lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Job 30:16-23.


Job 30:17

_ _ In the Hebrew, night is poetically personified, as in Job 3:3 : “night pierceth my bones (so that they fall) from me” (not as English Version,in me”; see Job 30:30).

_ _ sinews — so the Arabic, “veins,” akin to the Hebrew; rather, “gnawers” (see on Job 30:3), namely, my gnawing pains never cease. Effects of elephantiasis.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 30:15-31.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 30:17

(m) My bones are pierced in me in the night season: and my sinews take no rest.

(m) Meaning sorrow.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
My bones:

Job 33:19-21 He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones with strong [pain]: ... His flesh is consumed away, that it cannot be seen; and his bones [that] were not seen stick out.
Psalms 6:2-6 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I [am] weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed. ... I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.
Psalms 38:2-8 For thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me sore. ... I am feeble and sore broken: I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart.

in the night season:

Job 7:4 When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? and I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day.
Psalms 22:2 O my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent.
Isaiah 38:13 I reckoned till morning, [that], as a lion, so will he break all my bones: from day [even] to night wilt thou make an end of me.
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Jb 7:4; 33:19. Ps 6:2; 22:2; 38:2. Is 38:13.

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