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Job 42:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Wherefore I abhor [myself], And repent in dust and ashes.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Wherefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Therefore I retract, And I repent in dust and ashes.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Wherefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Wherefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For this cause, I tremble and repent, on dust and ashes.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Therefore do I loathe [it], And I have repented on dust and ashes.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Therefore I reprehend myself, and do penance in dust and ashes.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Wherefore I abhorre [my selfe], and repent in dust and ashes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Wherefore I have counted myself vile, and have fainted: and I esteem myself dust and ashes.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Wherefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Wherefore 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.
x3651
(3651) Complement
כֵּן
ken
{kane}
From H3559; properly set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjugation) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles).
I abhor 3988
{3988} Prime
מָאַס
ma'ac
{maw-as'}
A primitive root; to spurn; also (intransitively) to disappear.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[myself], and repent 5162
{5162} Prime
נָחַם
nacham
{naw-kham'}
A primitive root; properly to sigh, that is, breathe strongly; by implication to be sorry, that is, (in a favorable sense) to pity, console or (reflexively) rue; or (unfavorably) to avenge (oneself).
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
in 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.
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

Job 42:6

_ _ myself — rather “I abhor,” and retract the rash speeches I made against thee (Job 42:3, Job 42:4) [Umbreit].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 42:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I:

Job 9:31 Yet shalt thou plunge me in the ditch, and mine own clothes shall abhor me.
Job 40:3-4 Then Job answered the LORD, and said, ... Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay mine hand upon my mouth.
Ezra 9:6 And said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased over [our] head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens.
Psalms 51:17 The sacrifices of God [are] a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Isaiah 5:5 And now go to; I will tell you what I will do to my vineyard: I will take away the hedge thereof, and it shall be eaten up; [and] break down the wall thereof, and it shall be trodden down:
Jeremiah 31:19 Surely after that I was turned, I repented; and after that I was instructed, I smote upon [my] thigh: I was ashamed, yea, even confounded, because I did bear the reproach of my youth.
Ezekiel 16:63 That thou mayest remember, and be confounded, and never open thy mouth any more because of thy shame, when I am pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, saith the Lord GOD.
Ezekiel 20:43 And there shall ye remember your ways, and all your doings, wherein ye have been defiled; and ye shall lothe yourselves in your own sight for all your evils that ye have committed.
Ezekiel 36:31 Then shall ye remember your own evil ways, and your doings that [were] not good, and shall lothe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abominations.
Luke 15:18-19 I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, ... And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
1 Corinthians 15:8-9 And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ... For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
1 Timothy 1:13-16 Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did [it] ignorantly in unbelief. ... Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
James 4:7-10 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. ... Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

repent:

Job 2:8 And he took him a potsherd to scrape himself withal; and he sat down among the ashes.
Job 30:19 He hath cast me into the mire, and I am become like dust and ashes.
1 Kings 21:27 And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.
Esther 4:1-3 When Mordecai perceived all that was done, Mordecai rent his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes, and went out into the midst of the city, and cried with a loud and a bitter cry; ... And in every province, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, [there was] great mourning among the Jews, and fasting, and weeping, and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.
Isaiah 58:5 Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? [is it] to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes [under him]? wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the LORD?
Daniel 9:3 And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:
Jonah 3:6-10 For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered [him] with sackcloth, and sat in ashes. ... And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did [it] not.
Matthew 11:21 Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
Luke 10:13 Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they had a great while ago repented, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.
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1K 21:27. Ezr 9:6. Es 4:1. Jb 2:8; 9:31; 30:19; 40:3. Ps 51:17. Is 5:5; 58:5. Jr 31:19. Ezk 16:63; 20:43; 36:31. Dn 9:3. Jna 3:6. Mt 11:21. Lk 10:13; 15:18. 1Co 15:8. 1Ti 1:13. Jm 4:7.

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