Parallel Verses

Amplified

Have You not put a hedge about him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have conferred prosperity and happiness upon him in the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.

New American Standard Bible

"Have You not made a hedge about him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.

King James Version

Hast not thou made an hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.

Holman Bible

Haven’t You placed a hedge around him, his household, and everything he owns? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.

International Standard Version

Haven't you surrounded him with a fence on all sides, around his house, and around all that he owns? You have blessed everything he puts his hands on and you have increased his livestock in the land.

A Conservative Version

Have thou not made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he has, on every side? Thou have blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.

American Standard Version

Hast not thou made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath, on every side? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.

Bible in Basic English

Have you yourself not put a wall round him and his house and all he has on every side, blessing the work of his hands, and increasing his cattle in the land?

Darby Translation

Hast not thou made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side? Thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is spread abroad in the land.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hast thou not made a hedge about him and about his house and about all that he has on every side? Thou hast blessed the work of his hands; therefore, his substance has increased in the land.

Julia Smith Translation

Didst thou, not hedge about him and about his house, and about all that is to him from round about? Thou didst bless the work of his hands, and his possession spread abroad in the earth.

King James 2000

Have not you made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he has on every side? you have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions are increased in the land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Have you not put a fence around him and his household and around {all that belongs to him} {on every side}? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his livestock has increased in the land.

Modern King James verseion

Have You not made a hedge around him, and around his house, and around all that he has on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his livestock have increased in the land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hast thou not preserved him, his house, and all his substance on every side? Hast thou not blessed the work of his hands? Is not his possession increased in the land?

NET Bible

Have you not made a hedge around him and his household and all that he has on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his livestock have increased in the land.

New Heart English Bible

Haven't you made a hedge around him, and around his house, and around all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.

The Emphasized Bible

Hast not, thou thyself, made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath, on every side? The work of his hands, thou hast blessed, and, his substance, hath broken forth in the land.

Webster

Hast not thou made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.

World English Bible

Haven't you made a hedge around him, and around his house, and around all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hast not Thou made a hedge for him, and for his house, and for all that he hath -- round about?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Hast not thou made an hedge
שׂוּך 
Suwk 
Usage: 3

about him, and about
בּעד 
B@`ad 
at, for, by, over, upon, about, up, through
Usage: 104

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and about all that he hath on every side
סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

thou hast blessed
בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

the work
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

of his hands
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

מקנה 
Miqneh 
Usage: 76

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Context Readings

Job's Character And Greatness

9 Then Satan answered the Lord, Does Job [reverently] fear God for nothing? 10 Have You not put a hedge about him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have conferred prosperity and happiness upon him in the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land. 11 But put forth Your hand now and touch all that he has, and he will curse You to Your face.



Cross References

Psalm 34:7

The Angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear Him [who revere and worship Him with awe] and each of them He delivers.

Job 31:25

If I rejoiced because my wealth was great and because my [powerful] hand [alone] had gotten much,

Genesis 15:1

After these things, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram, I am your Shield, your abundant compensation, and your reward shall be exceedingly great.

Genesis 26:12

Then Isaac sowed seed in that land and received in the same year a hundred times as much as he had planted, and the Lord favored him with blessings.

Genesis 30:30

For you had little before I came, and it has increased and multiplied abundantly; and the Lord has favored you with blessings wherever I turned. But now, when shall I provide for my own house also?

Genesis 30:43

Thus the man increased and became exceedingly rich, and had many sheep and goats, and maidservants, menservants, camels, and donkeys.

Genesis 39:5

From the time that he made him supervisor in his house and over all that he had, the Lord blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the Lord's blessing was on all that he had in the house and in the field.

Genesis 49:25

By the God of your father, Who will help you, and by the Almighty, Who will bless you with blessings of the heavens above, blessings lying in the deep beneath, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

Deuteronomy 7:13

And He will love you, bless you, and multiply you; He will also bless the fruit of your body and the fruit of your land, your grain, your new wine, and your oil, the increase of your cattle and the young of your flock in the land which He swore to your fathers to give you.

Deuteronomy 28:2-6

And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you if you heed the voice of the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 33:11

Bless, O Lord, [Levi's] substance, and accept the work of his hands; crush the loins of his adversaries, and of those who hate him, that they arise no more.

Deuteronomy 33:27

The eternal God is your refuge and dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms; He drove the enemy before you and thrust them out, saying, Destroy!

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall to us night and day, all the time we were with them keeping the sheep.

Job 1:3

He possessed 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and a very great body of servants, so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the East.

Job 29:6

When my steps [through rich pasturage] were washed with butter and the rock poured out for me streams of oil!

Job 42:12

And the Lord blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; for he had 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.

Psalm 5:12

For You, Lord, will bless the [uncompromisingly] righteous [him who is upright and in right standing with You]; as with a shield You will surround him with goodwill (pleasure and favor).

Psalm 71:21

Increase my greatness (my honor) and turn and comfort me.

Psalm 80:12

Why have You broken down its hedges and walls so that all who pass by pluck from its fruit?

Psalm 90:17

And let the beauty and delightfulness and favor of the Lord our God be upon us; confirm and establish the work of our hands -- "yes, the work of our hands, confirm and establish it.

Psalm 107:38

He blesses them also, so that they are multiplied greatly, and allows not their cattle to decrease.

Psalm 128:1-4

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is everyone who fears, reveres, and worships the Lord, who walks in His ways and lives according to His commandments.

Proverbs 10:22

The blessing of the Lord -- "it makes [truly] rich, and He adds no sorrow with it [neither does toiling increase it].

Isaiah 5:2

And He dug and trenched the ground and gathered out the stones from it and planted it with the choicest vine and built a tower in the midst of it and hewed out a winepress in it. And He looked for it to bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes.

Isaiah 5:5

And now I will tell you what I will do to My vineyard: I will take away its hedge, and it shall be eaten and burned up; and I will break down its wall, and it shall be trodden down [by enemies].

Zechariah 2:5

For I, says the Lord, will be to her a wall of fire round about, and I will be the glory in the midst of her.

Zechariah 2:8

For thus said the Lord of hosts, after [His] glory had sent me [His messenger] to the nations who plundered you -- "for he who touches you touches the apple or pupil of His eye:

1 Peter 1:5

Who are being guarded (garrisoned) by God's power through [your] faith [till you fully inherit that final] salvation that is ready to be revealed [for you] in the last time.

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