Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

[There] was a man in the land of Uz whose name [was] Job. That man was blameless and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil.

New American Standard Bible

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.

King James Version

There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.

Holman Bible

There was a man in the country of Uz named Job. He was a man of perfect integrity, who feared God and turned away from evil.

International Standard Version

There once was a man in the land of Uz named Job. The man was blameless as well as upright. He feared God and kept away from evil.

A Conservative Version

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was perfect and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.

American Standard Version

There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and turned away from evil.

Amplified

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright, and one who [reverently] feared God and abstained from and shunned evil [because it was wrong].

Bible in Basic English

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. He was without sin and upright, fearing God and keeping himself far from evil.

Darby Translation

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and this man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God and abstained from evil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God and departed from evil.

Julia Smith Translation

A man as in the land of Uz, Job his name; and that man was blameless and upright, and fearing God, and departing from evil.

King James 2000

There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright, and one that feared God, and turned away from evil.

Modern King James verseion

There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job. And that man was perfect and upright, and one who feared God and turned aside from evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In the land of Uz, there was a man called Job: an innocent and virtuous man, such a one as feared God, and eschewed evil.

NET Bible

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. And that man was pure and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil.

New Heart English Bible

There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job. That man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.

The Emphasized Bible

A man, there was - in the land of Uz, Job, his name, - and that man was blameless and upright, and one who revered God, and avoided evil.

Webster

There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and shunned evil.

World English Bible

There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job. That man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

A man there hath been in the land of Uz -- Job his name -- and that man hath been perfect and upright -- both fearing God, and turning aside from evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Uz
עוּץ 
`Uwts 
Uz, Huz
Usage: 8

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

איּוב 
'Iyowb 
Job
Usage: 17

and that man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

תּם 
Tam 
Usage: 13

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and eschewed
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Job 1:1

References

American

Uz

Easton

Fausets

Uz

Hastings

Morish

Uz

Smith

Ut

Watsons

Images Job 1:1

Prayers for Job 1:1

Context Readings

Job's Character And Greatness

1 [There] was a man in the land of Uz whose name [was] Job. That man was blameless and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil. 2 And seven sons and three daughters were born to him.


Cross References

Genesis 17:1

When Abram [was] ninety-nine years old Yahweh appeared to Abram. And he said to him, "I [am] El-Shaddai; walk before me and be blameless

Genesis 6:9

These [are] the generations of Noah. Noah [was] a righteous man, without defect in his generations. Noah walked with God.

Ezekiel 14:14

And if [even] the three of these men were in the midst of it--Noah, Daniel, and Job--they, through their righteousness, would save [only] {themselves}!" {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

James 5:11

Behold, we consider blessed those who have endured. You have heard about the patient endurance of Job, and you saw the outcome from the Lord, that the Lord is compassionate and merciful.

Ezekiel 14:20

and [if] Noah, Daniel, and Job [were] in the midst of her, {as surely as I live}," {declares} the Lord Yahweh, "surely not son, surely not daughter will they save by their righteousness; they would save {themselves}."

Genesis 22:12

And he said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the boy; do not do anything to him. For now I know that you are {one who fears} God, since you have not withheld your son, your only child, from me."

Job 1:8

So Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you {considered} my servant Job? Indeed, there is no one like him on the earth--a blameless man and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil."

Job 2:3

So Yahweh {asked} Satan, "Have you {considered} my servant Job? Indeed, there is no one like him on the earth--a blameless man and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil. And still he persists in his blamelessness {even though} you incited me against him to destroy him for nothing."

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of Yahweh [is] hatred of evil, pride, and arrogance and an evil way. And I hate a mouth of perversity.

Proverbs 16:6

By loyalty and faithfulness, iniquity will be covered over, and by fear of Yahweh {one turns} from evil.

Jeremiah 25:20

and all the other people; and all the kings of the land of Uz; and all the kings of the land of [the] Philistines--Ashkelon, and Gaza, and Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod;

Luke 1:6

And they were both righteous in the sight of God, living blamelessly in all the commandments and regulations of the Lord.

2 Kings 20:3

"O Yahweh, please remember how I went about before you in faithfulness and with a whole heart, and [remember] the good that I have done in your eyes." Then Hezekiah {wept bitterly}.

Job 23:11-12

My foot has held on to his steps; I have kept his way, and I have not turned aside.

Job 28:28

And to the human beings he said, 'Look, the fear of the Lord [is] wisdom, and to depart from evil [is] understanding.'"

Lamentations 4:21

Rejoice and be glad, O daughter of Edom, you who dwell in the land of Uz; but to you also the cup will pass, you will become drunk and strip yourself bare.

1 Peter 3:11

And he must turn away from evil and do good; he must seek peace and pursue it.

Genesis 10:23

And the sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

Genesis 22:20-21

And it happened [that] after these things, it was told to Abraham, "Look, Milcah has also borne children to your brother Nahor:

Genesis 36:28

These [are] the sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.

Exodus 18:21

And you will select from all the people men of ability, fearers of God, trustworthy men, haters of [dishonest] gain, and you will appoint [such men] over them [as] commanders of thousands, commanders of hundreds, commanders of fifties, and commanders of tens.

1 Chronicles 1:17

The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.

1 Chronicles 1:42

The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Jaakan. The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

And Hezekiah did according to this throughout all Judah. And he did what [is] good and what [is] right and what [is] faithful before Yahweh his God.

Job 31:1-40

"I made a covenant with my eyes, so how could I look closely upon a virgin?

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