Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

He is near that justifieth me; who will content with me? let us stand up together: who is mine adversary? let him come near to me.

New American Standard Bible

He who vindicates Me is near;
Who will contend with Me?
Let us stand up to each other;
Who has a case against Me?
Let him draw near to Me.

King James Version

He is near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand together: who is mine adversary? let him come near to me.

Holman Bible

The One who vindicates Me is near;
who will contend with Me?
Let us confront each other.
Who has a case against Me?
Let him come near Me!

International Standard Version

The one who vindicates me is near. Who, then, will bring a charge against me? Let's face each other! Who has a case against me? Let him confront me!

A Conservative Version

He is near who justifies me. Who will content with me? Let us stand up together. Who is my adversary? Let him come near to me.

Amplified


He who declares Me in the right is near;
Who will [dare to] contend with Me?
Let us stand up to each other;
Who is My adversary?
Let him approach Me.

Bible in Basic English

He who takes up my cause is near; who will go to law with me? let us come together before the judge: who is against me? let him come near to me.

Darby Translation

He is near that justifieth me: who will contend with me? let us stand together; who is mine adverse party? let him draw near unto me.

Julia Smith Translation

He drawing near justifying me: who shall contend with me? we will stand together: who the lord of my judgment? he shall draw near to me.

King James 2000

He is near that justifies me; who will contend with me? let us stand together: who is my adversary? let him come near to me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

he who obtains rights for me [is] near. Who will contend with me? Let us stand together. Who [is] the master of my judgment? Let him approach me.

Modern King James verseion

He is near who justifies Me; who will contend with Me? Let us stand together; who is master of My judgment? Let him come near Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Mine advocate speaketh for me, who will then go with me to law? Let us stand one against another: if there be any that will reason with me, let him come here forth to me.

NET Bible

The one who vindicates me is close by. Who dares to argue with me? Let us confront each other! Who is my accuser? Let him challenge me!

New Heart English Bible

He is near who justifies me; who will bring charges against me? Let us stand up together: who is my adversary? Let him come near to me.

The Emphasized Bible

At hand, is one who can justify me. Who will contend with me? let, us stand forth together, - Who can accuse me? let him draw near to me!

Webster

He is near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand together; who is my adversary? let him come near to me.

World English Bible

He is near who justifies me; who will bring charges against me? Let us stand up together: who is my adversary? Let him come near to me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Near is He who is justifying me, Who doth contend with me? We stand together, who is mine opponent? Let him come nigh unto me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He is near
קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

me who will contend
רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

with me let us stand
עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

Context Readings

Israel's Sin And The Servant's Obedience

7 For the Lord Jehovah will help me; therefore have I not been confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be put to shame. 8 He is near that justifieth me; who will content with me? let us stand up together: who is mine adversary? let him come near to me. 9 Behold, the Lord Jehovah will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? behold, all they shall wax old as a garment, the moth shall eat them up.



Cross References

Isaiah 41:1

Keep silence before me, O islands; and let the peoples renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak; let us come near together to judgment.

Romans 8:32-34

He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not also with him freely give us all things?

Exodus 22:9

For every matter of trespass, whether it be for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any manner of lost thing, whereof one saith, This is it, the cause of both parties shall come before God; he whom God shall condemn shall pay double unto his neighbor.

Deuteronomy 19:17

then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges that shall be in those days;

Job 23:3-7

Oh that I knew where I might find him! That I might come even to his seat!

Isaiah 41:21

Produce your cause, saith Jehovah; bring forth your strong reasons, saith the King of Jacob.

Isaiah 43:26

Put me in remembrance; let us plead together: set thou forth thy cause , that thou mayest be justified.

Zechariah 3:1-10

And he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of Jehovah, and Satan standing at his right hand to be his adversary.

Matthew 5:25

Agree with thine adversary quickly, while thou art with him in the way; lest haply the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.

1 Timothy 3:16

And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness; He who was manifested in the flesh, Justified in the spirit, Seen of angels, Preached among the nations, Believed on in the world, Received up in glory.

Revelation 12:10

And I heard a great voice in heaven, saying, Now is come the salvation, and the power, and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, who accuseth them before our God day and night.

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