Job 13 :24

Job 13 :24 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Why hide you your face, and hold me for your enemy?

American King James Version (AKJV)

Why hide you your face, and hold me for your enemy?

American Standard Version (ASV)

Wherefore hidest thou thy face, And holdest me for thine enemy?

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Why is your face veiled from me, as if I was numbered among your haters?

Webster's Revision

Why hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thy enemy?

World English Bible

Why hide you your face, and hold me for your enemy?

English Revised Version (ERV)

Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thine enemy?

Definitions for Job 13 :24

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

Clarke's Commentary on Job 13 :24

Wherefore hidest thou thy face - Why is it that I no longer enjoy thy approbation?

Holdest me for thine enemy? - Treatest me as if I were the vilest of sinners?

Barnes's Commentary on Job 13 :24

Wherefore hidest thou thy face - To hide the face, or to turn it away, is expressive of disapprobation. We turn away the face when we are offended with anyone. See the notes at Isaiah 1:15.

And holdest me for thine enemy - Regardest and treatest me as an enemy.

Wesley's Commentary on Job 13 :24

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