Job 30:31
Good News Translation
Where once I heard joyful music, now I hear only mourning and weeping.

Contemporary English Version
My only songs are sorrow and sadness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My harp is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of those that weep.

New American Bible
My lyre is tuned to mourning, and my reed pipe to sounds of weeping.

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My harp is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of those that weep.

Psalm 137:1-4 Upon the rivers of Babylon, there we sat and wept: when we remembered Sion: . . .

Ecclesiastes 3:4 A time to weep, and a time to laugh. A time to mourn, and a time to dance.

Isaiah 21:4 My heart failed, darkness amazed me: Babylon my beloved is become a wonder to me.

Isaiah 22:12 And the Lord, the God of hosts, in that day shall call to weeping, and to mourning, to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:

Isaiah 24:7-9 The vintage hath mourned, the vine hath languished away, all the merry have sighed. . . .

Lamentations 5:15 The joy of our heart is ceased, our dancing is turned into mourning.

Daniel 6:18 And the king went away to his house, and laid himself down without taking supper, and meat was not set before him, and even sleep departed from him.

Context
Job's Prosperity Becomes Calamity
30My skin is become black upon me, and my bones are dried up with heat. 31My harp is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of those that weep.
Cross References
Job 30:28
I went mourning without indignation; I rose up, and cried in the crowd.

Psalm 137:2
On the willows in the midst thereof we hung up our instruments.

Isaiah 24:8
The mirth of timbrels hath ceased, the noise of them that rejoice is ended, the melody of the harp is silent.

Additional Translations
My harp is tuned to mourning and my flute to the sound of weeping.My harp also is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of them that weep.

Therefore is my harp turned to mourning, And my pipe into the voice of them that weep.

My harp also has been turned into mourning, and my song into my weeping.

My harp also is [turned] to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of weepers.

Therefore is my harp turned to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of them that weep.

My harp also is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of them that weep.

Therefore my harp has turned to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of those who weep.

And my harp doth become mourning, And my organ the sound of weeping.
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