Job 16 :14

Job 16 :14 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

He breaks me with breach on breach, he runs on me like a giant.

American King James Version (AKJV)

He breaks me with breach on breach, he runs on me like a giant.

American Standard Version (ASV)

He breaketh me with breach upon breach; He runneth upon me like a giant.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

I am broken with wound after wound; he comes rushing on me like a man of war.

Webster's Revision

He breaketh me with breach upon breach, he runneth upon me like a giant.

World English Bible

He breaks me with breach on breach. He runs on me like a giant.

English Revised Version (ERV)

He breaketh me with breach upon breach; he runneth upon me like a giant.

Definitions for Job 16 :14

Clarke's Commentary on Job 16 :14

Barnes's Commentary on Job 16 :14

He breaketh me - He crushes me.

With breach upon breach - He renews and repeats the attack, and thus completely overwhelms me. One blow follows another in such quick succession, that he does not give me time to recover.

He runneth upon me like a giant - With great and irresistible force - as some strong and mighty warrior whom his adversary cannot resist. The Hebrew is גבור gı̂bbôr - "a mighty one." Septuagint, "The mighty - δυνάμενοι dunamenoi - run upon me." Vulgate, "gigas" - a giant.

Wesley's Commentary on Job 16 :14

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