Job 7:18
Good News Translation
You inspect them every morning and test them every minute.

New Revised Standard Version
visit them every morning, test them every moment?

Contemporary English Version
Why do you test us from sunrise to sunset?

New American Bible
You observe them every morning and try them at every moment!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou visitest him early in the morning, and thou provest him suddenly.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou visitest him early in the morning, and thou provest him suddenly.


Exodus 20:5 Thou shalt not adore them, nor serve them: I am the Lord thy God, mighty, jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me:

Exodus 32:34 But go thou, and lead this people whither I have told thee: my angel shall go before thee. And I in the day of revenge will visit this sin also of theirs.

Isaiah 26:14 Let not the dead live, let not the giants rise again: therefore hast visited and destroyed them, and hast destroyed all their memory.

Isaiah 38:12,13 My generation is at an end, and it is rolled away from me, as a shepherd's tent. My life is cut off, as by a weaver: whilst I was yet but beginning, he cut me off: from morning even to night thou wilt make an end of me. . . .


Genesis 22:1 After these things, God tempted Abraham, and said to him: Abraham, Abraham. And he answered: Here I am.

Deuteronomy 8:16 And fed thee in the wilderness with manna which thy fathers knew not. And after he had afflicted and proved thee, at the last he had mercy on thee,

Jeremiah 9:7 Therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts: Behold I will melt, and try them: for what else shall I do before the daughter of my people?

Daniel 12:10 Many shall be chosen, and made white, and shall be tried as fire: and the wicked shall deal wickedly, and none of the wicked shall understand, but the learned shall understand.

Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined: and I will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will hear them. I will say: Thou art my people: and they shall say: The Lord is my God.

1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith (much more precious than gold which is tried by the fire) may be found unto praise and glory and honour at the appearing of Jesus Christ.

Job Continues: Life Seems Futile
17What is a man, that thou shouldst magnify him or why dost thou set thy heart upon him? 18Thou visitest him early in the morning, and thou provest him suddenly.19How long wilt thou not spare me, nor suffer me to swallow down my spittle?…
Cross References
Job 14:3
And dost thou think it meet to open thy eyes upon such an one, and to bring him into judgment with thee?

Job 23:10
But he knoweth my way, and has tried me as gold that passeth through the fire:

Zephaniah 3:5
The just Lord is in the midst thereof, he will not do iniquity: in the morning, in the morning he will bring his judgment to light, and it shall not be hid: but the wicked man hath not known shame.

Job 7:17
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