New Living Translation
But now their faces are blacker than soot. No one recognizes them in the streets. Their skin sticks to their bones; it is as dry and hard as wood.
King James Bible
Their visage is blacker than a coal; they are not known in the streets: their skin cleaveth to their bones; it is withered, it is become like a stick.
Darby Bible Translation
Their visage is darker than blackness, they are not known in the streets; their skin cleaveth to their bones, it is withered, it is become like a stick.
World English Bible
Their appearance is blacker than a coal; they are not known in the streets: Their skin clings to their bones; it is withered, it is become like a stick.
Young's Literal Translation
Darker than blackness hath been their visage, They have not been known in out-places, Cleaved hath their skin unto their bone, It hath withered -- it hath been as wood.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:8 Not known - So that those who before knew them, do not know them now.
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I have been reduced to skin and bones and have escaped death by the skin of my teeth.
My skin has turned dark, and my bones burn with fever.
For my days disappear like smoke, and my bones burn like red-hot coals.
Because of my groaning, I am reduced to skin and bones.
The famine has blackened our skin as though baked in an oven.
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