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Job 19:16

    Job 19:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I called my servant, and he gave me no answer; I intreated him with my mouth.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    I called my servant, and he gave me no answer; I entreated him with my mouth.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I call unto my servant, and he giveth me no answer, Though I entreat him with my mouth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    At my cry my servant gives me no answer, and I have to make a prayer to him.

    Webster's Revision

    I call unto my servant, and he giveth me no answer, Though I entreat him with my mouth.

    World English Bible

    I call to my servant, and he gives me no answer. I beg him with my mouth.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I call unto my servant, and he giveth me no answer, though I entreat him with my mouth.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 19:16

    I called my servant - He lost all respect for me, and paid me no attention.

    I entreated him - I ceased to expect "obedience," and tried to see what "persuasion" would do. I ceased to be master in my own house.
    Book: Job