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Job 23:16

    Job 23:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For God maketh my heart soft, and the Almighty troubleth me:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For God makes my heart soft, and the Almighty troubles me:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For God hath made my heart faint, And the Almighty hath terrified me;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For God has made my heart feeble, and my mind is troubled before the Ruler of all.

    Webster's Revision

    For God hath made my heart faint, And the Almighty hath terrified me;

    World English Bible

    For God has made my heart faint. The Almighty has terrified me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For God hath made my heart faint, and the Almighty hath troubled me:

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 23:16

    For God maketh my heart soft - Prostrates my strength, deprives me of courage, so that I sink beneath my burden, and I am troubled at the thought of the Almighty, the self-sufficient and eternal Being.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 23:16

    For God maketh my heart soft - That is, "faint." He takes away my strength; compare the notes at Isaiah 7:4. This effect was produced on Job by the contemplation of the eternal plan and the power of God.

    Wesley's Notes on Job 23:16

    23:16 Soft - He hath bruised, and broken, or melted it, so that I have no spirit in me.
    Book: Job