Job 3:24
Good News Translation
Instead of eating, I mourn, and I can never stop groaning.

Contemporary English Version
Moaning and groaning are my food and drink,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Before I eat I sigh: and as overflowing waters, so is my roaring:

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Before I eat I sigh: and as overflowing waters, so is my roaring:

my sighing.

Job 7:19 How long wilt thou not spare me, nor suffer me to swallow down my spittle?

Psalm 80:5 How long wilt thou feed us with the bread of tears: and give us for our drink tears in measure?

Psalm 102:9 For I did eat ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping.

I eat.

Psalm 22:1,2 Unto the end, for the morning protection, a psalm for David. [2] O God my God, look upon me: why hast thou forsaken me? Far from my salvation are the words of my sins. . . .

Psalm 32:3 Because I was silent my bones grew old; whilst I cried out all the day long.

Psalm 38:8 I am afflicted and humbled exceedingly: I roared with the groaning of my heart.

Isaiah 59:11 We shall roar all of us like bears, and shall lament as mournful doves. We have looked for judgment, and there is none: for salvation, and it is far from us.

Lamentations 3:8 Ghimel. Yea, and when I cry, and entreat, he hath shut out my prayer.

Context
Job Laments His Birth
23To a man whose way is hidden, and God hath surrounded him with darkness? 24Before I eat I sigh: and as overflowing waters, so is my roaring:25For the fear which I feared, hath come upon me: and that which I was afraid of, hath befallen me.…
Cross References
Job 6:7
The things which before my soul would not touch, now, through anguish, are my meats.

Job 30:16
And now my soul fadeth within myself, and the days of affliction possess me.

Job 33:20
Bread becometh abominable to him in his life, and to his soul the meat which before he desired.

Psalm 22:1
Unto the end, for the morning protection, a psalm for David. [2] O God my God, look upon me: why hast thou forsaken me? Far from my salvation are the words of my sins.

Psalm 38:8
I am afflicted and humbled exceedingly: I roared with the groaning of my heart.

Psalm 42:4
These things I remembered, and poured out my soul in me: for I shall go over into the place of the wonderful tabernacle, even to the house of God: With the voice of joy and praise; the noise of one feasting.

Additional Translations
I sigh when food is put before me, and my groans pour out like water.For my sighing comes before I eat, and my roarings are poured out like the waters.

For my sighing cometh before I eat, And my groanings are poured out like water.

For my groaning comes before my food, and I weep being beset with terror.

For my sighing cometh before my bread, and my groanings are poured out like the waters.

For my sighing cometh before I eat, and my roarings are poured out like water.

For my sighing cometh before I eat, and my roarings are poured out like the waters.

For my sighing comes before I eat. My groanings are poured out like water.

For before my food, my sighing cometh, And poured out as waters are my roarings.
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