Job 6:11 KJV (With Strong’s)

What is my strength
koach (Hebrew #3581)
from an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard
KJV usage: ability, able, chameleon, force, fruits, might, power(-ful), strength, substance, wealth.
Pronounce: ko'-akh
Origin: or (Dan. 11:6) kowach {ko'-akh}
, that I should hope
yachal (Hebrew #3176)
to wait; by implication, to be patient, hope
KJV usage: (cause to, have, make to) hope, be pained, stay, tarry, trust, wait.
Pronounce: yaw-chal'
Origin: a primitive root
? and what is mine end
qets (Hebrew #7093)
an extremity; adverbially (with prepositional prefix) after
KJV usage: + after, (utmost) border, end, (in-)finite, X process.
Pronounce: kates
Origin: contracted from 7112
, that I should prolong
'arak (Hebrew #748)
to be (causative, make) long (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: defer, draw out, lengthen, (be, become, make, pro-)long, + (out-, over-)live, tarry (long).
Pronounce: aw-rak'
Origin: a primitive root
my life
nephesh (Hebrew #5315)
properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
KJV usage: any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, X dead(-ly), desire, X (dis-)contented, X fish, ghost, + greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, X jeopardy of) life (X in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-)self, them (your)-selves, + slay, soul, + tablet, they, thing, (X she) will, X would have it.
Pronounce: neh'-fesh
Origin: from 5314

Cross References

Job 7:5‑7• 5My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken, and become loathsome.
6My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.
7O remember that my life is wind: mine eye shall no more see good.
(Job 7:5‑7)
Job 10:20• 20Are not my days few? cease then, and let me alone, that I may take comfort a little, (Job 10:20)
Job 13:25,28• 25Wilt thou break a leaf driven to and fro? and wilt thou pursue the dry stubble?
28And he, as a rotten thing, consumeth, as a garment that is moth eaten.
(Job 13:25,28)
Job 17:1,14‑16• 1My breath is corrupt, my days are extinct, the graves are ready for me.
14I have said to corruption, Thou art my father: to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister.
15And where is now my hope? as for my hope, who shall see it?
16They shall go down to the bars of the pit, when our rest together is in the dust.
(Job 17:1,14‑16)
Psa. 39:5• 5Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah. (Psa. 39:5)
Psa. 90:5‑10• 5Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up.
6In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
7For we are consumed by thine anger, and by thy wrath are we troubled.
8Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
9For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: we spend our years as a tale that is told.
10The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
(Psa. 90:5‑10)
Psa. 102:23• 23He weakened my strength in the way; he shortened my days. (Psa. 102:23)
Psa. 103:14‑16• 14For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.
15As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.
16For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more.
(Psa. 103:14‑16)

J. N. Darby Translation

What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should have patienceh?

JND Translation Notes

Lit. "lengthen out my soul" or "life."