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Job 17:6
“He hath made me also a byword of the people; and aforetime I was as a drum to beat on.
But he hath made me a byword of the people; And they spit in my face.
“But He has made me a byword and mockery among the people, And I have become one in whose face people spit.
But He has made me a byword among the people, and they spit before my face.
He hath made me also a byword of the people; and aforetime I was as a tabret.
He makes me a popular proverb; I’m like spit in people’s faces.
“He has made me a byword among the peoples, a creature in whose face they spit.
You, God, are the reason I am insulted and spit on.
And he hath made me a proverb of the peoples; and I am become one to be spit on in the face.
He hath made me as it were a byword of the people, and I am an example before them.
God has made my name a bad word to everyone. People spit in my face.
“He has made me a byword of the peoples, and I am one before whom men spit.
“He has made me a byword of the peoples, and I am one before whom men spit.
“God has made my name a ·curse word [L proverb; byword; 1 Kin. 9:7; 2 Chr. 7:20; Ps. 44:14; Jer. 24:9; Ezek. 14:8; Joel 2:17]; people spit in my face.
He hath also made me a byword of the people, and I am as a tabret before them.
“Now he has made me a laughingstock for many people. Now they spit in my face.
And now people use this proverb against me; they come and spit in my face.
He has made me an object of scorn to the people; I have become a man people spit at.
“God has caused people to use my name as a curse word. People spit in my face.
“He has made me a byword among people; I’m being spit on in the face.
He has made me a byword of the peoples; and before them I have been as a tambourine.
He hath made me also a byword of the people; and aforetime I was as a tabret.
He hath made me also a byword of the people; and aforetime I was as a tabret.
“And he has made me a proverb for the peoples, and I am one before whom people spit.
“He has made me a mockery among the people; they spit in my face.
“God, you’ve made me the talk of the town— people spit in my face; I can hardly see from crying so much; I’m nothing but skin and bones. Decent people can’t believe what they’re seeing; the good-hearted wake up and insist I’ve given up on God.
“And He has made me a byword of the people, someone in whose face they spit.
“Now he has made me a laughingstock for many people. Now they spit in my face.
I am made a byword of the people; I am one at whom people spit.
“But He has made me a byword of the people, And I am one at whom men spit.
“God has made my name a curse word; people spit in my face.
He has made me a byword to people, I am the one in whose face they spit.
“God has made an example of me. People spit in my face.
“God has made me a byword to everyone, a man in whose face people spit.
‘God has made me a byword to everyone, a man in whose face people spit.
“But He has made me a byword of the people, And I have become one in whose face men spit.
“But He has made me an object of shame to the people. Men spit on me.
“God has made a mockery of me among the people; they spit in my face.
“He has made me a byword of the peoples, and I am one before whom people spit.
‘He has made me a byword of the peoples, and I am one before whom people spit.
‘He has made me a byword of the peoples, and I am one before whom people spit.
“He has made me a byword of the peoples, and I am one before whom people spit.
He hath made me also a mashal (byword) of the peoples; and I am one in whose face they spit.
“He has made me a byword of the peoples, and I am one before whom men spit.
“He has made me a byword of the peoples, and I am one before whom men spit.
He has made me a byword to people, I am the one in whose face people spit.
But God has turned me into a swear word for everyone; I have become a symbol of human darkness; I am the face on whom one spits.
“But he has made me a byword of the people. They spit in my face.
He hath set [me] as into a proverb of the common people, and his ensample before them.
And he set me up for a proverb of the peoples, And a wonder before them I am.
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