Job 15:14



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"What is man, that he should be pure, Or he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

King James Version

What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

International Standard Version

"What is mankind, that he can be blameless? Or does being born of a woman mean he'll be in the right?

A Conservative Version

What is man, that he should be clean? And he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

American Standard Version

What is man, that he should be clean? And he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Amplified

What is man, that he could be pure and clean? And he who is born of a woman, that he could be right and just?

Bible in Basic English

What is man, that he may be clean? and how may the son of woman be upright?

Darby Translation

What is man, that he should be pure? and he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Holman Bible

What is man, that he should be pure, or one born of woman, that he should be righteous?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

What is man that he should be clean and that he that is born of a woman should be justified?

Julia Smith Translation

What is man that he will be clean? and that he will be just, being born of woman?

King James 2000

What is man, that he should be clean? and he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"What [is] a human being, that he can be clean, or that [one] born of a woman can be righteous?

Modern King James verseion

What is man, that he should be clean? And what is he born of a woman that he should be righteous?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What is man, that he should be clean? What hath he, which is born of a woman, whereby he might be known to be righteous?

NET Bible

What is man that he should be pure, or one born of woman, that he should be righteous?

New Heart English Bible

What is man, that he should be clean? What is he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

New simplified Bible

What is man, that he could be pure? Or he who is born of woman, that he could be righteous?

The Emphasized Bible

What is a mortal, that he should be pure? or that righteous should be one born of a woman?

Webster

What is man, that he should be clean? and he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

World English Bible

What is man, that he should be clean? What is he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Youngs Literal Translation

What is man that he is pure, And that he is righteous, one born of woman?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
What is man
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

זכה 
Zakah 
Usage: 8

and he which is born
ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

of a woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

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Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

13 That you should turn your spirit against God And allow such words to go out of your mouth? 14 "What is man, that he should be pure, Or he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous? 15 "Behold, He puts no trust in His holy ones, And the heavens are not pure in His sight;



Cross References

Job 14:4

"Who can make the clean out of the unclean? No one!

Proverbs 20:9

Who can say, "I have cleansed my heart, I am pure from my sin"?

Ecclesiastes 7:20

Indeed, there is not a righteous man on earth who continually does good and who never sins.

Job 25:4-6

"How then can a man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of woman?

Psalm 14:3

They have all turned aside, together they have become corrupt; There is no one who does good, not even one.

1 Kings 8:46

"When they sin against You (for there is no man who does not sin) and You are angry with them and deliver them to an enemy, so that they take them away captive to the land of the enemy, far off or near;

2 Chronicles 6:36

"When they sin against You (for there is no man who does not sin) and You are angry with them and deliver them to an enemy, so that they take them away captive to a land far off or near,

Job 9:2

"In truth I know that this is so; But how can a man be in the right before God?

Psalm 51:5

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

"Behold, I have found only this, that God made men upright, but they have sought out many devices."

John 3:6

"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Romans 7:18

For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.

Galatians 3:22

But the Scripture has shut up everyone under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.

Ephesians 2:2-3

in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.

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