Job 3:19
New International Version
The small and the great are there, and the slaves are freed from their owners.

New Living Translation
Rich and poor are both there, and the slave is free from his master.

English Standard Version
The small and the great are there, and the slave is free from his master.

Berean Standard Bible
Both small and great are there, and the slave is freed from his master.

King James Bible
The small and great are there; and the servant is free from his master.

New King James Version
The small and great are there, And the servant is free from his master.

New American Standard Bible
“The small and the great are there, And the slave is free from his master.

NASB 1995
“The small and the great are there, And the slave is free from his master.

NASB 1977
“The small and the great are there, And the slave is free from his master.

Amplified Bible
“The small and the great are there, And the servant is free from his master.

Christian Standard Bible
Both small and great are there, and the slave is set free from his master.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Both small and great are there, and the slave is set free from his master.

American Standard Version
The small and the great are there: And the servant is free from his master.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The small and the great are there, and the Servant who is freed from his Master

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The small and great are there, and the servant that feared his lord.

Contemporary English Version
where captives and slaves are free at last.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The small and great are there, and the servant is free from his master.

Good News Translation
Everyone is there, the famous and the unknown, and slaves at last are free.

International Standard Version
The unimportant and the important are both there, and the servant is free from his master.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The small and great are there alike; And the servant is free from his master.

Literal Standard Version
Small and great [are] the same there. And a servant [is] free from his lord.

New American Bible
Small and great are there; the servant is free from the master.

NET Bible
Small and great are there, and the slave is free from his master.

New Revised Standard Version
The small and the great are there, and the slaves are free from their masters.

New Heart English Bible
The small and the great are there. The servant is free from his master.

World English Bible
The small and the great are there. The servant is free from his master.

Young's Literal Translation
Small and great are there the same. And a servant is free from his lord.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job Laments His Birth
18The captives enjoy their ease; they do not hear the voice of the oppressor. 19Both small and great are there, and the slave is freed from his master. 20Why is light given to the miserable, and life to the bitter of soul,…

Cross References
Job 3:18
The captives enjoy their ease; they do not hear the voice of the oppressor.

Job 3:20
Why is light given to the miserable, and life to the bitter of soul,

Job 21:33
The clods of the valley are sweet to him; everyone follows behind him, and those before him are without number.

Job 30:23
Yes, I know that You will bring me down to death, to the place appointed for all the living.


Treasury of Scripture

The small and great are there; and the servant is free from his master.

The small.

Job 30:23
For I know that thou wilt bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living.

Psalm 49:2,6-10
Both low and high, rich and poor, together…

Ecclesiastes 8:8
There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death: and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.

and the servant.

Psalm 49:14-20
Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling…











Verse 19. - The small and great are there; i.e. "all are there, the small and great alike;" for

"Omnes eodem cogimur, cranium
Versatur urna serius ocius
Sors exitura, et nos in aeternum
Exilium impositura cymbae."


(Her., ' Od.') And the servant is free from his master; rather, the slave (עֶבֶד).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Both small
קָטֹ֣ן (qā·ṭōn)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 6996: Small, young, unimportant

and great
וְ֭גָדוֹל (wə·ḡā·ḏō·wl)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 1419: Great, older, insolent

are there,
שָׁ֣ם (šām)
Adverb
Strong's 8033: There, then, thither

and the slave
וְ֝עֶ֗בֶד (wə·‘e·ḇeḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

is freed
חָפְשִׁ֥י (ḥā·p̄ə·šî)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2670: Exempt

from his master.
מֵאֲדֹנָֽיו׃ (mê·’ă·ḏō·nāw)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller


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