Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And LORD said to Satan, Have thou considered my servant Job? For there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil.

New American Standard Bible

The Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, fearing God and turning away from evil.”

King James Version

And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil?

Holman Bible

Then the Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job? No one else on earth is like him, a man of perfect integrity, who fears God and turns away from evil.”

International Standard Version

Then the LORD asked Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? There is no one like him on earth. The man is blameless as well as upright. He fears God and keeps away from evil."

American Standard Version

And Jehovah said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job? for there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and turneth away from evil.

Amplified

And the Lord said to Satan, Have you considered My servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who [reverently] fears God and abstains from and shuns evil [because it is wrong]?

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said to the Satan, Have you taken note of my servant Job, for there is no one like him on the earth, a man without sin and upright, fearing God and keeping himself far from evil?

Darby Translation

And Jehovah said to Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God and abstaineth from evil?

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will say to the adversary, Didst thou set thy heart to my servant Job? for none like him in the earth; a man blameless and upright, fearing God and departing from evil.

King James 2000

And the LORD said unto Satan, Have you considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one that fears God, and turns away from evil?

Lexham Expanded Bible

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."

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah said to Satan, Have you set your heart against My servant Job, because there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and upright man, one who fears God and turns away from evil?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said the LORD unto Satan, "Hast thou not considered my servant Job, and how that he is an innocent and virtuous man: such one as feareth God, and escheweth evil, and that there is none like him in the land?"

NET Bible

So the Lord said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? There is no one like him on the earth, a pure and upright man, one who fears God and turns away from evil."

New Heart English Bible

The LORD 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."

The Emphasized Bible

And Yahweh said unto the accuser, Hast thou applied thy heart unto my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a man blameless and upright, one revering God and avoiding evil?

Webster

And the LORD said to Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and shunneth evil?

World English Bible

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."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Hast thou set thy heart against My servant Job because there is none like him in the land, a man perfect and upright, fearing God, and turning aside from evil?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

שׂטן 
Satan 
Usage: 27

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

my servant
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

Job
איּוב 
'Iyowb 
Job
Usage: 17

that there is none like him in the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

תּם 
Tam 
Usage: 13

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and escheweth
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Job 1:8

References

Context Readings

Job's Character And Greatness

7 And LORD said to Satan, From where do thou come? Then Satan answered LORD, and said, From going to and fro on the earth, and from walking up and down on it. 8 And LORD said to Satan, Have thou considered my servant Job? For there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. 9 Then Satan answered LORD, and said, Does Job fear God for nothing?



Cross References

Job 1:1

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.

Job 2:3

And LORD said to Satan, Have thou considered my servant Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although thou m

Numbers 12:3

Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men who were upon the face of the earth.

Numbers 12:7-8

My servant Moses is not so. He is faithful in all my house.

Joshua 1:7

Only be strong and very courageous to observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee. Turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou may have good success wherever thou go.

1 Kings 4:30-31

And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the sons of the east, and all the wisdom of Egypt.

2 Kings 23:25

And there was no king before him like him, who turned to LORD with all his heart, and with all his soul, and with all his might, according to all the law of Moses; neither arose any like him after him.

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me charged the people, and took bread and wine from them, besides forty shekels of silver. Yes, even their servants bore rule over the people. But I did not so, because of the fear of God.

Job 8:20

Behold, God will not cast away a perfect man, nor will he uphold the evil-doers.

Job 9:22-23

It is all one thing. Therefore I say, He destroys the perfect and the wicked.

Job 12:4

I am as a man who is a laughing-stock to his neighbor. I who called upon God, and he answered. The just, the perfect man is a laughing-stock.

Job 17:8-9

Upright men shall be astonished at this, and the innocent shall stir himself up against the profane.

Job 23:11-12

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

Job 34:14

If he sets his heart upon himself, [if] he gathers his spirit and his breath to himself,

Job 42:7-8

And it was so, that, after LORD had spoken these words to Job, LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against thee, and against thy two friends. For ye have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant Jo

Psalm 18:23

I was also perfect with him, and I kept myself from my iniquity.

Psalm 34:14

Depart from evil, and do good. Seek peace, and pursue it.

Psalm 36:1

The transgression of the wicked man says within my heart, There is no fear of God before his eyes.

Psalm 37:27

Depart from evil, and do good, and dwell for evermore.

Psalm 84:11

For LORD God is a sun and a shield. LORD will give grace and glory. He will withhold no good thing from those who walk uprightly.

Psalm 89:20

I have found David my servant. With my holy oil I have anointed him,

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of LORD is to hate evil. Pride, and arrogance, and the evil way, and the perverse mouth, do I hate.

Isaiah 1:16

Wash you, make you clean, put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes. Cease to do evil.

Isaiah 42:1

Behold, my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights. I have put my Spirit upon him, he will bring forth justice to the Gentiles.

Ezekiel 40:4

And the man said to me, Son of man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, and set thy heart upon all that I shall show thee. For thou are brought here to the intent that I may show them to thee. Declare all that thou se

Luke 23:39-40

And one of the malefactors who were hanged railed him, saying, If thou are the Christ, save thyself and us.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and says about him, Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit.

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