Job 19:17
Good News Translation
My wife can't stand the smell of my breath, and my own brothers won't come near me.

Contemporary English Version
My breath disgusts my wife; everyone in my family turns away.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My wife hath abhorred my breath, and I entreated the children of my womb.

New American Bible
My breath is abhorrent to my wife; I am loathsome to my very children.

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My wife hath abhorred my breath, and I entreated the children of my womb.

breath

Job 2:9,10 And his wife said to him: Dost thou still continue in thy simplicity? bless God and die. . . .

Job 17:1 My spirit shall be wasted, my days shall be shortened and only the grave remaineth for me.

body.

Context
Job: My Redeemer Lives
16I called my servant, and he gave me no answer, I entreated him with my own mouth. 17My wife hath abhorred my breath, and I entreated the children of my womb.18Even fools despised me, and when I was gone from them, they spoke against me.…
Cross References
Job 19:16
I called my servant, and he gave me no answer, I entreated him with my own mouth.

Job 19:18
Even fools despised me, and when I was gone from them, they spoke against me.

Additional Translations
My breath is repulsive to my wife, and I am loathsome to my own family.My breath is strange to my wife, though I entreated for the children's sake of my own body.

My breath is strange to my wife, And my supplication to the children of mine own mother.

And I besought my wife, and earnestly intreated the sons of my concubines.

My breath is strange to my wife, and my entreaties to the children of my [mother's] womb.

My breath is strange to my wife, and my supplication to the children of my mother's womb.

My breath is strange to my wife, though I entreated for the children's sake of my own body.

My breath is offensive to my wife. I am loathsome to the children of my own mother.

My spirit is strange to my wife, And my favours to the sons of my mother's womb.
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