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Job 13:23

    Job 13:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    How many are mine iniquities and sins? make me to know my transgression and my sin.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    How many are my iniquities and sins? make me to know my transgression and my sin.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    How many are mine iniquities and sins? Make me to know my transgression and my sin.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    What is the number of my evil-doings and my sins? give me knowledge of them.

    Webster's Revision

    How many are mine iniquities and sins? Make me to know my transgression and my sin.

    World English Bible

    How many are my iniquities and sins? Make me know my disobedience and my sin.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    How many are mine iniquities and sins? make me to know my transgression and my sin.

    Definitions for Job 13:23

    Transgression - Wrong-doing; a violation of a law.

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 13:23

    How many are mine iniquities - Job being permitted to begin first, enters immediately upon the subject; and as it was a fact that he was grievously afflicted, and this his friends asserted was in consequence of grievous iniquities, he first desires to have them specified. What are the specific charges in this indictment? To say I must be a sinner to be thus afflicted, is saying nothing; tell me what are the sins, and show me the proofs.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 13:23

    How many are mine iniquities and sins? - Job takes the place of the plaintiff or accuser. He opens the cause. He appeals to God to state the catalogue of his crimes, or to bring forward his charges of guilt against him. The meaning, according to Schultens, is, "That catalogue ought to be great which has called down so many and so great calamities upon my head from heaven, when I am conscious to myself of being guilty of no offence." God sorely afflicted him. Job appeals to him to show why it was done, and to make a statement of the number and the magnitude of his offences.

    Make me to know - I would know on what account and why I am thus held to be guilty, and; why I am thus punished.

    Wesley's Notes on Job 13:23

    13:23 My sin - That I am a sinner, I confess; but not that I am guilty of such crimes as my friends suppose, if it be so, do thou, O Lord, discover it.
    Book: Job