Parallel Verses

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.”

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?

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."

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.

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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my slave Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that fears God and has departed 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 The Lord asked Satan, “Where have you come from?”“From roaming through the earth,” Satan answered Him, “and walking around on it.” 8 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.” 9 Satan answered the Lord, “Does Job fear God for nothing?



Cross References

Job 1:1

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.

Job 2:3

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. He still retains his integrity, even though you incited Me against him, to destroy him without just cause.”

Numbers 12:3

Moses was a very humble man, more so than any man on the face of the earth.

Numbers 12:7-8

Not so with My servant Moses;
he is faithful in all My household.

Joshua 1:7

Above all, be strong and very courageous to carefully observe the whole instruction My servant Moses commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right or the left, so that you will have success wherever you go.

1 Kings 4:30-31

Solomon’s wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East, greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.

2 Kings 23:25

Before him there was no king like him who turned to the Lord with all his mind and with all his heart and with all his strength according to all the law of Moses, and no one like him arose after him.

Nehemiah 5:15

The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn’t do this, because of the fear of God.

Job 8:20

Look, God does not reject a person of integrity,
and He will not support evildoers.

Job 9:22-23

It is all the same. Therefore I say,
“He destroys both the blameless and the wicked.”

Job 12:4

I am a laughingstock to my friends,
by calling on God, who answers me.
The righteous and upright man is a laughingstock.

Job 17:8-9

The upright are appalled at this,
and the innocent are roused against the godless.

Job 23:11-12

My feet have followed in His tracks;
I have kept to His way and not turned aside.

Job 34:14

If He put His mind to it
and withdrew the spirit and breath He gave,

Job 42:7-8

After the Lord had finished speaking to Job, He said to Eliphaz the Temanite: “I am angry with you and your two friends, for you have not spoken the truth about Me, as My servant Job has.

Psalm 18:23

I was blameless toward Him
and kept myself from sinning.

Psalm 34:14

Turn away from evil and do what is good;
seek peace and pursue it.

Psalm 36:1

For the choir director. A psalm of David, the Lord’s servant.An oracle within my heart
concerning the transgression of the wicked person:
There is no dread of God before his eyes,

Psalm 37:27

Turn away from evil and do what is good,
and dwell there forever.

Psalm 84:11

For the Lord God is a sun and shield.
The Lord gives grace and glory;
He does not withhold the good
from those who live with integrity.

Psalm 89:20

I have found David My servant;
I have anointed him with My sacred oil.

Proverbs 8:13

To fear the Lord is to hate evil.
I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct,
and perverse speech.

Isaiah 1:16

“Wash yourselves. Cleanse yourselves.
Remove your evil deeds from My sight.
Stop doing evil.

Isaiah 42:1

“This is My Servant; I strengthen Him,
this is My Chosen One; I delight in Him.
I have put My Spirit on Him;
He will bring justice to the nations.

Ezekiel 40:4

He spoke to me: “Son of man, look with your eyes, listen with your ears, and pay attention to everything I am going to show you, for you have been brought here so that I might show it to you. Report everything you see to the house of Israel.”

Luke 23:39-40

Then one of the criminals hanging there began to yell insults at Him: “Aren’t You the Messiah? Save Yourself and us!”

John 1:47

Then Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him and said about him, “Here is a true Israelite; no deceit is in him.”

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