Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

When their time of feasting had concluded, Job would rise early in the morning to send for them and consecrate them to God. He would offer a burnt offering for each one, because Job thought, "Perhaps my children sinned by cursing God in their hearts." Job did this time and again.

New American Standard Bible

When the days of feasting had completed their cycle, Job would send and consecrate them, rising up early in the morning and offering burnt offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, "Perhaps my sons have sinned and cursed God in their hearts." Thus Job did continually.

King James Version

And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.

Holman Bible

Whenever a round of banqueting was over, Job would send for his children and purify them, rising early in the morning to offer burnt offerings for all of them. For Job thought: Perhaps my children have sinned, having cursed God in their hearts. This was Job’s regular practice.

A Conservative Version

And it was so, when the days of their feasting were completed, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt-offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, It may be that my so

American Standard Version

And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt-offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and renounced God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.

Amplified

And when the days of their feasting were over, Job sent for them to purify and hallow them, and rose up early in the morning and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned and cursed or disowned God in their hearts. Thus did Job at all [such] times.

Bible in Basic English

And at the end of their days of feasting, Job sent and made them clean, getting up early in the morning and offering burned offerings for them all. For, Job said, It may be that my sons have done wrong and said evil of God in their hearts. And Job did this whenever the feasts came round.

Darby Translation

And it was so, when the days of the feasting were gone about, that Job sent and hallowed them; and he rose up early in the morning, and offered up burnt-offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, It may be that my children have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it was so, when the days of their banquets were over, that Job sent and sanctified them and rose up early in the morning and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned and blasphemed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be that the days of drinking went round, and Job will send and consecrate them, and he rose early in the morning and brought up burnt-offerings for the number of them all: for Job said, Perhaps my sons sinned, and blessed God in their hearts. Thus did Job all the days.

King James 2000

And it was so, when the days of their feasting were finished, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Then when} the days of the feast had run their course, {Job would send}, and he would sanctify them. Thus he would arise early in the morning and offer burnt offerings [according to] the number of all of them, because Job thought, "Perhaps my children have sinned and {cursed} God in their heart." This is what Job used to do {all the time}.

Modern King James verseion

And when they had gone around the day of feasting, Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned and cursed God in their hearts. So Job did always.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it fortuned that when they had passed over the time of their banqueting round about; Job sent for them, and sanctified them, and gat up early, and offered for every one a burnt offering. For Job thought thus: "Peradventure my sons have done some offense, and have been unthankful to God in their hearts." And thus did Job everyday.

NET Bible

When the days of their feasting were finished, Job would send for them and sanctify them; he would get up early in the morning and offer burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job thought, "Perhaps my children have sinned and cursed God in their hearts." This was Job's customary practice.

New Heart English Bible

It was so, when the days of their feasting had run their course, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, "It may be that my sons have sinned, and renounced God in their hearts." Job did so continually.

The Emphasized Bible

And so it was, when the days of the banquet came round, that Job sent and hallowed them, and rising early in the morning offered ascending-sacrifices according to the number of them all; for Job said, Peradventure my sons have sinned, and have cursed God in their hearts. Thus and thus, was Job wont to do all the days.

Webster

And it was so, when the days of their feasting were ended, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose early in the morning, and offered burnt-offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.

World English Bible

It was so, when the days of their feasting had run their course, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, "It may be that my sons have sinned, and renounced God in their hearts." Job did so continually.

Youngs Literal Translation

and it cometh to pass, when they have gone round the days of the banquet, that Job doth send and sanctify them, and hath risen early in the morning, and caused to ascend burnt-offerings -- the number of them all -- for Job said, 'Perhaps my sons have sinned, yet blessed God in their heart.' Thus doth Job all the days.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it was so, when the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

משׁתּה 
Mishteh 
Usage: 46

נקף 
Naqaph 
Usage: 19

איּוב 
'Iyowb 
Job
Usage: 17

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

קדשׁ 
Qadash 
Usage: 171

them, and rose up early
שׁכם 
Shakam 
Usage: 65

in the morning
בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

and offered
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

עולה עלה 
`olah 
Usage: 288

according to the number
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

איּוב 
'Iyowb 
Job
Usage: 17

It may be
אלי אוּלי 
'uwlay 
Usage: 45

and cursed
בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

Job
איּוב 
'Iyowb 
Job
Usage: 17

References

Context Readings

Job's Character And Greatness

4 His sons used to travel to each other's houses in turn on a regular schedule and hold festivals, inviting their three sisters to celebrate with them. 5 When their time of feasting had concluded, Job would rise early in the morning to send for them and consecrate them to God. He would offer a burnt offering for each one, because Job thought, "Perhaps my children sinned by cursing God in their hearts." Job did this time and again. 6 One day, divine beings presented themselves to the LORD, and Satan accompanied them.


Cross References

Genesis 8:20

Then Noah built an altar to the LORD and offered burnt offerings on it from every clean animal and every clean bird.

Job 42:8

So take seven bulls and seven rams and bring them to my servant Job. And bring a whole burnt offering for yourselves and my servant Job will pray for you. I'll encourage him by not responding as your disgraceful folly deserves, since you didn't speak about me correctly as did my servant Job."

1 Kings 21:10

Seat two wicked men in front of him, and make them testify against him. Tell them to claim "You cursed God and the king.' Then take him out and stone him to death."

1 Kings 21:13

Two wicked men came in, sat down in front of them, and testified against Naboth in public, "Naboth cursed God and the king!" So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death.

1 Samuel 16:5

He said, "Peace, I've come to sacrifice to the LORD. Consecrate yourselves and come with me to the sacrifice." Samuel consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited them to the sacrifice.

Genesis 6:5

The LORD saw that human evil was growing more and more throughout the earth, with every inclination of people's thoughts becoming only evil on a continuous basis.

Genesis 22:3

So Abraham got up early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his male servants with him, along with his son Isaac. He cut the wood for the burnt offering and set out to go to the place about which God had spoken to him.

Genesis 35:2-3

Jacob announced to his household and to everyone with him, "Throw away the foreign gods that you've kept among you, purify yourselves, and change your clothes.

Exodus 18:12

Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and sacrifices for God, and Aaron and all the elders of Israel came to dine with Moses' father-in-law in the presence of God.

Exodus 19:10

The LORD told Moses, "Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow. They must wash their clothes,

Exodus 24:5

He sent young Israeli men to offer up burnt offerings and sacrifice bulls as peace offerings to the LORD.

Leviticus 1:3-6

if his offering is a burnt offering from the herd, he is to bring a male without any defect. He is to present it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. At the appointed time, it is to be presented in the presence of the LORD so that he may be accepted.

Leviticus 24:10-16

Now a son of an Israeli woman and an Egyptian man went out among the Israelis. The Israeli woman's son got into a fight with an Israeli man in the camp.

1 Kings 18:31

Elijah took twelve stones, one for each of the tribes of Jacob's descendants, to whom the message from the LORD had come that "Israel is to be your name."

Nehemiah 12:30

The priests and the descendants of Levi purified themselves, and also purified the people, the gates, and the wall.

Job 1:11

However, stretch out your hand and strike everything he owns, and he will curse you to your face."

Job 2:9

Then his wife told him, "Do you remain firm in your integrity? Curse God and die!"

Job 8:4

"If your children sin against him, he'll make them a prisoner of their sins.

Job 27:10

Will he take delight in the Almighty? Will he call on God at all times?"

Job 41:25

When he rears up, the mighty are terrified; they are bewildered as he thrashes about.

Psalm 5:3

LORD, in the morning you will hear my voice; in the morning I will pray to you, and I will watch for your answer.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever the activity in which you engage, do it with all your ability, because there is no work, no planning, no learning, and no wisdom in the next world where you're going.

Jeremiah 4:14

Jerusalem, wash your evil from your heart so that you may be delivered. How long will you harbor evil schemes within you?

Jeremiah 17:9-10

"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it?

Mark 7:21-23

because it's from within, from the human heart, that evil thoughts come, as well as sexual immorality, stealing, murder,

Luke 1:75

and be holy and righteous before him all of our days.

Luke 18:7

Won't God grant his chosen people justice when they cry out to him day and night? Is he slow to help them?

John 11:55

Now the Jewish Passover was approaching, and before the Passover many people from the countryside went up to Jerusalem to purify themselves.

Acts 8:22

So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, your heart's intent may be forgiven you.

Acts 21:26

Then Paul took those men and the next day purified himself with them. Then he went into the Temple to announce the time when their days of purification would end and when the sacrifice would be offered for each of them.

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore, stop judging prematurely, before the Lord comes, for he will bring to light what is now hidden in darkness and reveal the motives of our hearts. Then each person will receive his praise from God.

2 Corinthians 11:2

I am jealous of you with God's own jealousy, because I promised you in marriage to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to the Messiah.

Ephesians 6:18

Pray in the Spirit at all times with every kind of prayer and request. Likewise, be alert with your most diligent efforts and pray for all the saints.

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