Job 17:13
Modern Translations
New International Version
If the only home I hope for is the grave, if I spread out my bed in the realm of darkness,

New Living Translation
What if I go to the grave and make my bed in darkness?

English Standard Version
If I hope for Sheol as my house, if I make my bed in darkness,

Berean Study Bible
If I look for Sheol as my home, if I spread out my bed in darkness,

New American Standard Bible
“If I hope for Sheol as my home, I make my bed in the darkness;

NASB 1995
"If I look for Sheol as my home, I make my bed in the darkness;

NASB 1977
“If I look for Sheol as my home, I make my bed in the darkness;

Amplified Bible
“But if I look to Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead) as my home, If I make my bed in the darkness,

Christian Standard Bible
If I await Sheol as my home, spread out my bed in darkness,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If I await Sheol as my home, spread out my bed in darkness,

Contemporary English Version
I could tell the world below to prepare me a bed.

Good News Translation
My only hope is the world of the dead, where I will lie down to sleep in the dark.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If I look for the grave as my home and make my bed in the darkness,

International Standard Version
"If my hope were that my house is the afterlife itself, if I were to make my bed in darkness,

NET Bible
If I hope for the grave to be my home, if I spread out my bed in darkness,
Classic Translations
King James Bible
If I wait, the grave is mine house: I have made my bed in the darkness.

New King James Version
If I wait for the grave as my house, If I make my bed in the darkness,

King James 2000 Bible
If I wait, the grave is my house: I have made my bed in the darkness.

New Heart English Bible
If I look for Sheol as my house, if I have spread my couch in the darkness,

World English Bible
If I look for Sheol as my house, if I have spread my couch in the darkness,

American King James Version
If I wait, the grave is my house: I have made my bed in the darkness.

American Standard Version
If I look for Sheol as my house; If I have spread my couch in the darkness;

A Faithful Version
If I wait for the grave as my home, I have made my bed in the darkness;

Darby Bible Translation
If I wait, Sheol is my house; I spread my bed in the darkness:

English Revised Version
If I look for Sheol as mine house; if I have spread my couch in the darkness;

Webster's Bible Translation
If I wait, the grave is my house: I have made my bed in the darkness.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Though I hope, yet the graue shall bee mine house, and I shal make my bed in the darke.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Though I tary neuer so much, yet the graue is my house, & I haue made my bed in the darke.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Though I tary neuer so moch, yet the graue is my house, and I must make my bed in the darcke.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
If I wait—Sheol [is] my house, "" In darkness I have spread out my bed.

Young's Literal Translation
If I wait -- Sheol is my house, In darkness I have spread out my couch.

Smith's Literal Translation
If I shall wait, hades is my house: in darkness I spread my bed.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
If I wait hell is my house, and I have made my bed in darkness.

Catholic Public Domain Version
If I should wait, the underworld is my house, and in darkness I have spread out my bed.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
If I shall lie in ambush, my house is in Sheol, and I deserve my bed in darkness

Lamsa Bible
If I wait, Sheol is my house; I have made my bed in the darkness.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
If I look for the nether-world as my house; If I have spread my couch in the darkness;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For if I remain, Hades is my habitation: and my bed has been made in darkness.








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