Job 17:6
Modern Translations
New International Version
"God has made me a byword to everyone, a man in whose face people spit.

New Living Translation
“God has made a mockery of me among the people; they spit in my face.

English Standard Version
“He has made me a byword of the peoples, and I am one before whom men spit.

Berean Study Bible
He has made me a byword among the people, a man in whose face they spit.

New American Standard Bible
“But He has made me a proverb among the people, And I am one at whom people spit.

NASB 1995
"But He has made me a byword of the people, And I am one at whom men spit.

NASB 1977
“But He has made me a byword of the people, And I am one at whom men spit.

Amplified Bible
“But He has made me a byword and mockery among the people, And I have become one in whose face people spit.

Christian Standard Bible
He has made me an object of scorn to the people; I have become a man people spit at.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He has made me an object of scorn to the people; I have become a man people spit at.

Contemporary English Version
You, God, are the reason I am insulted and spit on.

Good News Translation
And now people use this proverb against me; they come and spit in my face.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Now he has made me a laughingstock for many people. Now they spit in my face.

International Standard Version
"He has made me a byword among people; I'm being spit on in the face.

NET Bible
He has made me a byword to people, I am the one in whose face they spit.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
He hath made me also a byword of the people; and aforetime I was as a tabret.

New King James Version
“But He has made me a byword of the people, And I have become one in whose face men spit.

King James 2000 Bible
He has made me also a byword of the people; and I was as one before whom men spit.

New Heart English Bible
"But he has made me a byword of the people. They spit in my face.

World English Bible
"But he has made me a byword of the people. They spit in my face.

American King James Version
He has made me also a byword of the people; and aforetime I was as a tabret.

American Standard Version
But he hath made me a byword of the people; And they spit in my face.

A Faithful Version
He has made me also a byword of the people; and I have become one in whose face they spit.

Darby Bible Translation
And he hath made me a proverb of the peoples; and I am become one to be spit on in the face.

English Revised Version
He hath made me also a byword of the people; and I am become an open abhorring.

Webster's Bible Translation
He hath made me also a by-word of the people; and in former time I was as a tabret.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Hee hath also made mee a byword of the people, and I am as a Tabret before them.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
He hath made me a byworde of the people, where as afore I was their ioy.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
He hath made me as it were a byworde of the comon people, I am his gestinge stocke amoge the.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And He set me up for a proverb of the peoples, "" And I am a wonder before them.

Young's Literal Translation
And he set me up for a proverb of the peoples, And a wonder before them I am.

Smith's Literal Translation
He set me for a parable of the peoples, and I shall be one spit upon to the face.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
He hath made me as it were a byword of the people, and I am an example before them.

Catholic Public Domain Version
He has posted me like a proverb to the people, and I am an example in their presence.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
He raised up the Ruler of the nations, and he created a veil over their faces

Lamsa Bible
He has granted power to the nations; I shall be derided before them.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
He hath made me also a byword of the people; And I am become one in whose face they spit.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But thou has made me a byword amount the nations, and I am become a scorn to them.








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