Job 16:14
New International Version
Again and again he bursts upon me; he rushes at me like a warrior.

New Living Translation
Again and again he smashes against me, charging at me like a warrior.

English Standard Version
He breaks me with breach upon breach; he runs upon me like a warrior.

Berean Study Bible
He breaks me with wound upon wound; He rushes me like a mighty warrior.

King James Bible
He breaketh me with breach upon breach, he runneth upon me like a giant.

New King James Version
He breaks me with wound upon wound; He runs at me like a warrior.

New American Standard Bible
“He breaks through me with breach after breach; He runs at me like a warrior.

NASB 1995
“He breaks through me with breach after breach; He runs at me like a warrior.

NASB 1977
“He breaks through me with breach after breach; He runs at me like a warrior.

Amplified Bible
“He attacks me, making wound after wound; He runs at me like a warrior.

Christian Standard Bible
He breaks through my defenses again and again; he charges at me like a warrior.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He breaks through my defenses again and again; He charges at me like a warrior.

American Standard Version
He breaketh me with breach upon breach; He runneth upon me like a giant.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He broke me breach within breach and he ran against me as upon a giant!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
They overthrew me with fall upon fall: they ran upon me in their might.

Contemporary English Version
God never stops attacking,

Douay-Rheims Bible
He hath torn me with wound upon wound, he hath rushed in upon me like a giant.

English Revised Version
He breaketh me with breach upon breach; he runneth upon me like a giant.

Good News Translation
He wounds me again and again; he attacks like a soldier gone mad with hate.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He inflicts wound after wound on me. He lunges at me like a warrior.

International Standard Version
Attack follows attack as he breaks through my defenses! He runs over me like a mighty warrior.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He breaketh me with breach upon breach; He runneth upon me like a giant.

Literal Standard Version
He breaks me—breach on breach, He runs on me as a mighty one.

NET Bible
He breaks through against me, time and time again; he rushes against me like a warrior.

New Heart English Bible
He breaks me with breach on breach. He runs on me like a giant.

World English Bible
He breaks me with breach on breach. He runs on me like a giant.

Young's Literal Translation
He breaketh me -- breach upon breach, He runneth upon me as a mighty one.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job Decries his Comforters
13His archers surround me. He pierces my kidneys without mercy and spills my gall on the ground. 14He breaks me with wound upon wound; He rushes me like a mighty warrior. 15I have sewn sackcloth over my skin; I have buried my horn in the dust.…

Cross References
Job 9:17
For He would crush me with a tempest and multiply my wounds without cause.

Job 30:21
You have ruthlessly turned on me; You oppose me with Your strong hand.

Joel 2:7
They charge like mighty men; they scale the walls like men of war. Each one marches in formation, not swerving from the course.


Treasury of Scripture

He breaks me with breach on breach, he runs on me like a giant.

breaketh

Lamentations 3:3-5
Surely against me is he turned; he turneth his hand against me all the day…

runneth

Judges 15:8
And he smote them hip and thigh with a great slaughter: and he went down and dwelt in the top of the rock Etam.

Psalm 42:7
Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.









Verse 14. - He breaketh me with breach upon breach. As an enemy, when he besieges a town, crushes its resistance by means of "breach upon breach." so is Job crushed by one attack after another. He runneth upon me like a giant; i.e. with overwhelming force - a force that is quite irresistible.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He breaks me
יִפְרְצֵ֣נִי (yip̄·rə·ṣê·nî)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 6555: To break through

with wound
פֶ֭רֶץ (p̄e·reṣ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6556: A bursting forth, breach

upon wound;
פָ֑רֶץ (p̄ā·reṣ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6556: A bursting forth, breach

He rushes
יָרֻ֖ץ (yā·ruṣ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7323: To run

me
עָלַ֣י (‘ā·lay)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

like a warrior.
כְּגִבּֽוֹר׃ (kə·ḡib·bō·wr)
Preposition-k | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 1368: Powerful, warrior, tyrant


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