Job 16:22 {23}
Good News Translation
My years are passing now, and I walk the road of no return.

Contemporary English Version
Because in only a few years, I will be dead and gone.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For behold short years pass away, and I am walking in a path by which I shall not return.

New American Bible
For my years are numbered, and I go the road of no return.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For behold short years pass away, and I am walking in a path by which I shall not return.

a few years.

Job 14:5,14 The days of man are short, and the number of his months is with thee: thou hast appointed his bounds which cannot be passed. . . .

whence

Job 7:9,10 As a cloud is consumed, and passeth away: so he that shall go down to hell shall not come up. . . .

Job 14:10 But man when he shall be dead, and stripped and consumed, I pray you where is he?

Ecclesiastes 12:5 And they shall fear high things, and they shall be afraid in the way, the almond tree shall flourish, the locust shall be made fat, and the caper tree shall be destroyed: because man shall go into the house of his eternity, and the mourners shall go round about in the street.

Context
Job Decries his Comforters
21And O that a man might so be judged with God, as the son of man is judged with his companion! 22For behold short years pass away, and I am walking in a path by which I shall not return.
Cross References
Job 3:13
For now I should have been asleep and still, and should have rest in my sleep:

Job 10:21
Before I go and return no more, to a land that is dark and covered with the mist of death:

Job 16:21
And O that a man might so be judged with God, as the son of man is judged with his companion!

Additional Translations
For when only a few years are past I will go the way of no return.When a few years are come, then I shall go the way from where I shall not return.

For when a few years are come, I shall go the way whence I shall not return.

Oh that a man might plead before the Lord, even as the son of man with his neighbor! [23] But my years are numbered and their end come, and I shall go by the way by which I shall not return.

For years [few] in number shall pass, -- and I shall go the way [whence] I shall not return.

For when a few years are come, I shall go the way whence I shall not return.

When a few years are come, then I shall go the way whence I shall not return.

For when a few years are come, I shall go the way of no return.

When a few years do come, Then a path I return not do I go.
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