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Job 30:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He hath cast me into the mire, And I am become like dust and ashes.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He hath cast me into the mire, and I am become like dust and ashes.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “He has cast me into the mire, And I have become like dust and ashes.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He hath cast me into the mire, and I have become like dust and ashes.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He hath cast me into the mire, and I have become like dust and ashes.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He hath cast me into the mire, and I have become like dust and ashes.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Casting me into mire, And I am become like dust and ashes.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I am compared to dirt, and am likened to embers and ashes.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He hath cast mee into the myre, and I am become like dust and ashes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And thou hast counted me as clay; my portion in dust and ashes.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He hath cast me into the mire, and I am become like dust and ashes.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He hath cast 3384
{3384} Prime
יָרָה
yarah
{yaw-raw'}
A primitive root; properly to flow as water (that is, to rain); transitively to lay or throw (especially an arrow, that is, to shoot); figuratively to point out (as if by aiming the finger), to teach.
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
me into the mire, 2563
{2563} Prime
חֹמֶר
chomer
{kho'-mer}
From H2560; properly a bubbling up, that is, of water, a wave; of earth, mire or clay (cement); also a heap; hence a chomer or dry measure.
and I am become x4911
(4911) Complement
מָשַׁל
mashal
{maw-shal'}
Denominative from H4912; to liken, that is, (transitively) to use figurative language (an allegory, adage, song or the like); intransitively to resemble.
like y4911
[4911] Standard
מָשַׁל
mashal
{maw-shal'}
Denominative from H4912; to liken, that is, (transitively) to use figurative language (an allegory, adage, song or the like); intransitively to resemble.
z8691
<8691> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 533
dust 6083
{6083} Prime
עָפָר
`aphar
{aw-fawr'}
From H6080; dust (as powdered or gray); hence clay, earth, mud.
and ashes. 665
{0665} Prime
אֵפֶר
'epher
{ay'-fer}
From an unused root meaning to bestrew; ashes.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Job 30:16-23.


Job 30:19

_ _ God is poetically said to do that which the mourner had done to himself (Job 2:8). With lying in the ashes he had become, like them, in dirty color.

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 30:19

(n) He hath cast me into the mire, and I am become like dust and ashes.

(n) That is, God has brought me into contempt.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
cast me:

Job 9:31 Yet shalt thou plunge me in the ditch, and mine own clothes shall abhor me.
Psalms 69:1-2 [[To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, [A Psalm] of David.]] Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto [my] soul. ... I sink in deep mire, where [there is] no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
Jeremiah 38:6 Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah the son of Hammelech, that [was] in the court of the prison: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. And in the dungeon [there was] no water, but mire: so Jeremiah sunk in the mire.

dust:

Job 2:8 And he took him a potsherd to scrape himself withal; and he sat down among the ashes.
Job 42:6 Wherefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.
Genesis 18:27 And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which [am but] dust and ashes:
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Gn 18:27. Jb 2:8; 9:31; 42:6. Ps 69:1. Jr 38:6.

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