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Job 10:18

    Job 10:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Wherefore then hast thou brought me forth out of the womb? Oh that I had given up the ghost, and no eye had seen me!

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Why then have you brought me forth out of the womb? Oh that I had given up the ghost, and no eye had seen me!

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Wherefore then hast thou brought me forth out of the womb? I had given up the ghost, and no eye had seen me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Why then did you make me come out of my mother's body? It would have been better for me to have taken my last breath, and for no eye to have seen me,

    Webster's Revision

    Wherefore then hast thou brought me forth out of the womb? I had given up the ghost, and no eye had seen me.

    World English Bible

    "'Why, then, have you brought me forth out of the womb? I wish I had given up the spirit, and no eye had seen me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Wherefore then hast thou brought me forth out of the womb? I had given up the ghost, and no eye had seen me.

    Definitions for Job 10:18

    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 10:18

    Wherefore then - Why didst thou give me a being, when thou didst foresee I should be exposed to such incredible hardships? See on Job 3:10 (note), etc.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 10:18

    Wherefore then hast thou brought me forth - See the notes at Job 3:11.
    Book: Job