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21 And he said:

(A)“Naked I came from my mother’s womb,
And naked shall I return there.
The Lord (B)gave, and the Lord has (C)taken away;
(D)Blessed be the name of the Lord.”

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21 and said:

“Naked I came from my mother’s womb,
    and naked I will depart.[a](A)
The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away;(B)
    may the name of the Lord be praised.”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 1:21 Or will return there

17 For when he dies he shall carry nothing away;
His glory shall not descend after him.

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17 for they will take nothing(A) with them when they die,
    their splendor will not descend with them.(B)

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15 (A)As he came from his mother’s womb, naked shall he return,
To go as he came;
And he shall take nothing from his labor
Which he may carry away in his hand.

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15 Everyone comes naked from their mother’s womb,
    and as everyone comes, so they depart.(A)
They take nothing from their toil(B)
    that they can carry in their hands.(C)

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