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Job 19:13

    Job 19:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He hath put my brethren far from me, and mine acquaintance are verily estranged from me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He has put my brothers far from me, and my acquaintance are truly estranged from me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He hath put my brethren far from me, And mine acquaintance are wholly estranged from me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He has taken my brothers far away from me; they have seen my fate and have become strange to me.

    Webster's Revision

    He hath put my brethren far from me, And mine acquaintance are wholly estranged from me.

    World English Bible

    "He has put my brothers far from me. My acquaintances are wholly estranged from me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He hath put my brethren far from me, and mine acquaintance are wholly estranged from me.

    Definitions for Job 19:13

    Estranged - To be asked in marriage.
    Verily - Truly; surely.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 19:13

    He hath put my brethren - This is a new source of afflication that he had not adverted to before, that God had caused all his children to be estranged from him - a calamity which he regarded as the crown of all his woes. The word rendered "my brethren" (אחי 'âchāy) means means properly "my brothers" - but whether he means literally his brothers, or whether he designs it to be taken in a figuratie sense as denoting his intimate friends, or those of the same rank in life or calling, it is impossible now to determine.

    And mine acquaintance - My friends - on whom I relied in time of calamity.

    And verily estranged - They have forgotten me, and treat me as a stranger. What an accurate description is this of what often occurs! In prosperity a man will be surrounded by friends; but as soon as his prosperity is stripped away, and he is overwhelmed with calamity, they withdraw, and leave him to suffer alone. Proud of his acquaintance before, they now pass him by as a stranger, or treat him with cold civility, and when he "needs" their friendship, they are gone.

    Wesley's Notes on Job 19:13

    19:13 Estranged - As we must eye the hand of God, in all the injuries we receive from our enemies, so likewise in all the slights and unkindnesses we receive from our friends.
    Book: Job