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Job 30:2
Yea, for what might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom old age was perished?
Yea, the strength of their hands, whereto should it profit me? Men in whom ripe age is perished.
“Indeed, how could the strength of their hands profit me? Vigor had perished from them.
Yes, how could the strength of their hands profit me? They were men whose ripe age and vigor had perished.
Yea, whereto might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom old age was perished?
Their strength, what’s it to me, their energy having perished?
What use to me was the strength in their hands? All their vigor had left them.
And those who insult me are helpless themselves.
Yea, whereto [should] the strength of their hands [profit] me, [men] in whom vigour hath perished?
The strength of whose hands was to me as nothing, and they were thought unworthy of life itself.
Their fathers are still too weak to be of any use to me. All their strength is gone.
What could I gain from the strength of their hands, men whose vigor is gone?
What could I gain from the strength of their hands, men whose vigour is gone?
What use did I have for their strength since they had lost their ·strength [vigor] to work [C vv. 2–8 describe the young men who torment Job]?
For whereto should the strength of their hands have served me, seeing age perished in them?
Of what use to me was the strength of their hands? Their strength is gone.
They were a bunch of worn-out men, too weak to do any work for me.
What use to me was the strength of their hands? Their vigor had left them.
Their hands had no strength to help me. They had even lost their strength to work.
Furthermore, what could I have gained from men whose strength is gone?
For, unto what might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom time was lost?
Yea, whereto might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom old age was perished?
Yea, whereto might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom old age was perished?
Moreover, what use to me is the strength of their hands? With them, vigor is destroyed.
Oh, they have strong backs all right, but they are useless, stupid fools.
“But no longer. Now I’m the butt of their jokes— young ruffians! whippersnappers! Why, I considered their fathers mere inexperienced pups. But they are worse than dogs—good for nothing, stray, mangy animals, Half-starved, scavenging the back alleys, howling at the moon; Homeless guttersnipes chewing on old bones and licking old tin cans; Outcasts from the community, cursed as dangerous delinquents. Nobody would put up with them; they were driven from the neighborhood. You could hear them out there at the edge of town, yelping and barking, huddled in junkyards, A gang of beggars and no-names, thrown out on their ears.
Yes, how does the strength of their hands profit me? Their vigor has perished.
Of what use to me was the strength of their hands? Their strength is gone.
Such strength as they had meant nothing to me; their vigor had perished.
“Indeed, what good was the strength of their hands to me? Vigor had perished from them.
What use did I have for their strength since they had lost their strength to work?
Moreover, the strength of their hands— what use was it to me? Men whose strength had perished;
Their strong hands couldn’t give me any help. That’s because their strength was gone.
Of what use was the strength of their hands to me, since their vigor had gone from them?
Of what use was the strength of their hands to me, since their vigour had gone from them?
Indeed, what profit is the strength of their hands to me? Their vigor has perished.
Yes, what good could I get from the strength of their hands? Their strength was gone.
A lot of good they are to me— those worn-out wretches!
What could I gain from the strength of their hands? All their vigor is gone.
What could I gain from the strength of their hands? All their vigour is gone.
What could I gain from the strength of their hands? All their vigour is gone.
What could I gain from the strength of their hands? All their vigor is gone.
Yea, what use was the koach of their hands to me, since their vigor hath perished?
What could I gain from the strength of their hands, men whose vigor is gone?
What could I gain from the strength of their hands, men whose vigor is gone?
Moreover, what use was the strength of their hands to me, since their vigor has gone from them.
What good does their strength do me? Their potency has wilted.
Of what use is the strength of their hands to me, men in whom ripe age has perished?
Of which men the strength of their hands was for nought to me, and they were guessed unworthy to that life (yea, they were too weak to be of any use to me).
Also -- the power of their hands, why [is it] to me? On them hath old age perished.
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