Job 33:20
Good News Translation
Those who are sick lose their appetites, and even the finest food looks revolting.

Contemporary English Version
Merely the thought of our favorite food makes our stomachs sick,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Bread becometh abominable to him in his life, and to his soul the meat which before he desired.

New American Bible
So that to his appetite food is repulsive, his throat rejects the choicest nourishment.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

his life

Psalm 107:17,18 He took them out of the way of their iniquity: for they were brought low for their injustices. . . .

dainty meat.

Genesis 3:6 And the woman saw that the tree was good to eat, and fair to the eyes, and delightful to behold: and she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave to her husband, who did eat.

Jeremiah 3:19 But I said: How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a lovely land, the goodly inheritance of the armies of the Gentiles? And I said: Thou shalt call me father and shalt not cease to walk after me.

Amos 5:11 Therefore because you robbed the poor, and took the choice prey from him: you shall build houses with square stone, and shall not dwell in them: you shall plant most delightful vineyards, and shall not drink the wine of them.

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Context
Elihu Rebukes Job
19He rebuketh also by sorrow in the bed, and he maketh all his bones to wither. 20Bread becometh abominable to him in his life, and to his soul the meat which before he desired.21His flesh shall be consumed away, and his bones that were covered shall be made bare.…
Cross References
Job 3:24
Before I eat I sigh: and as overflowing waters, so is my roaring:

Job 6:7
The things which before my soul would not touch, now, through anguish, are my meats.

Psalm 102:4
I am smitten as grass, and my heart is withered: because I forgot to eat my bread.

Psalm 107:18
Their soul abhorred all manner of meat: and they drew nigh even to the gates of death.

Additional Translations
so that he detests his bread, and his soul loathes his favorite food.So that his life abhors bread, and his soul dainty meat.

So that his life abhorreth bread, And his soul dainty food.

And he shall not be able to take any food, though his soul shall desire meat;

And his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty food;

So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty meat.

So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty food.

So that his life abhors bread, and his soul dainty food.

And his life hath nauseated bread, And his soul desirable food.
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