Job 7:6
New International Version
“My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle, and they come to an end without hope.

New Living Translation
“My days fly faster than a weaver’s shuttle. They end without hope.

English Standard Version
My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle and come to their end without hope.

Berean Study Bible
My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle; they come to an end without hope.

King James Bible
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.

New King James Version
“My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle, And are spent without hope.

New American Standard Bible
“My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle, And they come to an end without hope.

NASB 1995
“My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle, And come to an end without hope.

NASB 1977
“My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle, And come to an end without hope.

Amplified Bible
“My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle, And are spent without hope.

Christian Standard Bible
My days pass more swiftly than a weaver’s shuttle; they come to an end without hope.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My days pass more swiftly than a weaver’s shuttle; they come to an end without hope.

American Standard Version
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, And are spent without hope.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
My days are swifter than a spider’s web and they are consumed without hope

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And my life is lighter than a word, and has perished in vain hope.

Contemporary English Version
and my days are running out quicker than the thread of a fast-moving needle.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My days have passed more swiftly than the web is cut by the weaver, and are consumed without any hope.

English Revised Version
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.

Good News Translation
My days pass by without hope, pass faster than a weaver's shuttle.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My days go swifter than a weaver's shuttle. They are spent without hope.

International Standard Version
My days pass as swiftly as a hand-loom; they come to their conclusion without hope.

JPS Tanakh 1917
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, And are spent without hope.

Literal Standard Version
My days swifter than a loom, And they are consumed without hope.

NET Bible
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle and they come to an end without hope.

New Heart English Bible
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.

World English Bible
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.

Young's Literal Translation
My days swifter than a weaving machine, And they are consumed without hope.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job Continues: Life Seems Futile
5My flesh is clothed with worms and encrusted with dirt; my skin is cracked and festering. 6My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle; they come to an end without hope. 7Remember that my life is but a breath. My eyes will never again see happiness.…

Cross References
Job 9:25
My days are swifter than a runner; they flee without seeing good.

Job 13:15
Though He slay me, I will hope in Him. I will still defend my ways to His face.

Job 14:19
as water wears away the stones and torrents wash away the soil, so You destroy a man's hope.

Job 17:11
My days have passed; my plans are broken off--even the desires of my heart.

Job 17:15
where then is my hope? Who can see any hope for me?

Job 17:16
Will it go down to the gates of Sheol? Will we go down together into the dust?"

Job 19:10
He tears me down on every side until I am gone; He uproots my hope like a tree.


Treasury of Scripture

My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.

swifter.

Job 9:25
Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good.

Job 16:22
When a few years are come, then I shall go the way whence I shall not return.

Job 17:11
My days are past, my purposes are broken off, even the thoughts of my heart.

without hope.

Job 6:11
What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should prolong my life?

Job 17:15
And where is now my hope? as for my hope, who shall see it?

Proverbs 14:32
The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.









Verse 6. - My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle. Though each day is a weariness, yet, on looking back upon my whole life, it seems to have come and gone in a moment (comp. Job 9:25). And are spent without hope. Job does not share in the hopes which Eliphaz has held out (see Job 5:17-27). He has no hope but in death.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
My days
יָמַ֣י (yā·may)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 3117: A day

are swifter
קַ֭לּוּ (qal·lū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 7043: To be slight, swift or trifling

than
מִנִּי־ (min·nî-)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

a weaver’s shuttle;
אָ֑רֶג (’ā·reḡ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 708: A weaving, a braid, a shuttle

they come to an end
וַ֝יִּכְל֗וּ (way·yiḵ·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3615: To be complete, at an end, finished, accomplished, or spent

without
בְּאֶ֣פֶס (bə·’e·p̄es)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 657: Cessation, an end, no further, the ankle, foot

hope.
תִּקְוָֽה׃ (tiq·wāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8615: A cord, expectancy


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