Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 one who feared God, and turned away from evil. 2 There were born to him seven sons and three daughters.


Cross References

Genesis 17:1

When Abram was ninety-nine years old, Yahweh appeared to Abram, and said to him, "I am God Almighty. Walk before me, and be blameless.

Genesis 6:9

This is the history of the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time. Noah walked with God.

Ezekiel 14:14

though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, says the Lord Yahweh.

James 5:11

Behold, we call them blessed who endured. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the Lord in the outcome, and how the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.

Ezekiel 14:20

though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, as I live, says the Lord Yahweh, they should deliver neither son nor daughter; they should but deliver their own souls by their righteousness.

Genesis 22:12

He said, "Don't lay your hand on the boy, neither do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me."

Job 1:8

Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant, Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil."

Job 2:3

Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. He still maintains his integrity, although you incited me against him, to ruin him without cause."

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of Yahweh is to hate evil. I hate pride, arrogance, the evil way, and the perverse mouth.

Proverbs 16:6

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.

Jeremiah 25:20

and all the mixed people, and all the kings of the land of the Uz, and all the kings of the Philistines, and Ashkelon, and Gaza, and Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod;

Luke 1:6

They were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord.

2 Kings 20:3

"Remember now, Yahweh, I beg you, how I have walked before you in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in your sight." Hezekiah wept bitterly.

Job 23:11-12

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

Job 28:28

To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"

Lamentations 4:21

Rejoice and be glad, daughter of Edom, that dwell in the land of Uz: The cup shall pass through to you also; you shall be drunken, and shall make yourself naked.

1 Peter 3:11

Let him turn away from evil, and do good. Let him seek peace, and pursue it.

Genesis 10:23

The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

Genesis 22:20-21

It happened after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, "Behold, Milcah, she also has borne children to your brother Nahor:

Genesis 36:28

These are the children of Dishan: Uz and Aran.

Exodus 18:21

Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God: men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

1 Chronicles 1:17

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

1 Chronicles 1:42

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

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

Hezekiah did so throughout all Judah; and he worked that which was good and right and faithful before Yahweh his God.

Job 31:1-40

"I made a covenant with my eyes, how then should I look lustfully at a young woman?

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