Job 7:20
Good News Translation
Are you harmed by my sin, you jailer? Why use me for your target practice? Am I so great a burden to you?

Contemporary English Version
Why do you watch us so closely? What's it to you, if I sin? Why am I your target and such a heavy burden?

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have sinned: what shall I do to thee, O keeper of men? why hast thou set me opposite to thee. and am I become burdensome to myself?

New American Bible
If I sin, what do I do to you, O watcher of mortals? Why have you made me your target? Why should I be a burden for you?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I have sinned: what shall I do to thee, O keeper of men? why hast thou set me opposite to thee. and am I become burdensome to myself?

I have sinned.

Job 9:29-31 But if so also I am wicked, why have I laboured in vain? . . .

Job 13:26 For thou writest bitter things against me, and wilt consume me for the sins of my youth.

Job 14:16 Thou indeed hast numbered my steps, but spare my sins.

Job 22:5 And not for thy manifold wickedness and thy infinite iniquities?

Job 31:33 If as a man I have hid my sin, and have concealed my iniquity in my bosom.

Job 33:9,27 I am clean, and without sin: I am unspotted, and there is no iniquity in me. . . .

Psalm 80:4 O Lord God of hosts, how long wilt thou be angry against the prayer of thy servant?

O thou preserver.

Nehemiah 9:6 Thou thyself, O Lord alone, thou hast made heaven, and the heaven of heavens, and all the host thereof: the earth and all things that are in it: the seas and all that are therein: and thou givest life to all these things, and the host of heaven adoreth thee.

Psalm 36:6 Thy justice is as the mountains of God, thy judgments are a great deep. Men and beasts thou wilt preserve, O Lord:

why hast.

Job 7:12 Am I a sea, or a whale, that thou hast enclosed me in a prison?

Job 6:4 For the arrows of the Lord are in me, the rage whereof drinketh up my spirit, and the terrors of the Lord war against me.

Job 16:12-14 I that was formerly so wealthy, am all on a sudden broken to pieces: he hath taken me by my neck, he hath broken me, and hath set me up to be his mark. . . .

Psalm 21:12 For thou shalt make them turn their back: in thy remnants thou shalt prepare their face.

Lamentations 3:12 Daleth. He hath bent his bow, and set me as a mark for his arrows.

I am.

Job 7:11 Wherefore, I will not spare my mouth, I will speak in the affliction of my spirit: I will talk with the bitterness of my soul.

Job 3:24 Before I eat I sigh: and as overflowing waters, so is my roaring:

Context
Job Continues: Life Seems Futile
19How long wilt thou not spare me, nor suffer me to swallow down my spittle? 20I have sinned: what shall I do to thee, O keeper of men? why hast thou set me opposite to thee. and am I become burdensome to myself?21Why dost thou not remove my sin, and why dost thou not take away my iniquity? Behold now I shall sleep in the dust: and if thou seek me in the morning, I shall not be.…
Cross References
Job 10:14
If I have sinned, and thou hast spared me for an hour: why dost thou not suffer me to be clean from my iniquity?

Job 16:12
I that was formerly so wealthy, am all on a sudden broken to pieces: he hath taken me by my neck, he hath broken me, and hath set me up to be his mark.

Job 35:3
For thou saidst: That which is right doth not please thee: or what will it profit thee if I sin?

Job 35:6
If thou sin, what shalt thou hurt him? and if thy iniquities be multiplied, what shalt thou do against him?

Psalm 36:6
Thy justice is as the mountains of God, thy judgments are a great deep. Men and beasts thou wilt preserve, O Lord:

Lamentations 3:12
Daleth. He hath bent his bow, and set me as a mark for his arrows.

Additional Translations
If I have sinned, what have I done to You, O Watcher of mankind? Why have You made me Your target, so that I am a burden to You?I have sinned; what shall I do to you, O you preserver of men? why have you set me as a mark against you, so that I am a burden to myself?

If I have sinned, what do I unto thee, O thou watcher of men? Why hast thou set me as a mark for thee, So that I am a burden to myself?

If I have sinned, what shall I be able to do, O thou that understandest the mind of men? why hast thou made me as thine accuser, and why am I a burden to thee?

Have I sinned, what do I unto thee, thou Observer of men? Why hast thou set me as an object of assault for thee, so that I am become a burden to myself?

If I have sinned, what do I unto thee, O thou watcher of men? why hast thou set me as a mark for thee, so that I am a burden to myself?

I have sinned; what shall I do to thee, O thou preserver of men? why hast thou set me as a mark against thee, so that I am a burden to myself?

If I have sinned, what do I do to you, you watcher of men? Why have you set me as a mark for you, so that I am a burden to myself?

I have sinned, what do I to Thee, O watcher of man? Why hast Thou set me for a mark to Thee, And I am for a burden to myself -- and what?
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