Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Should my head be lifted up, You would hunt me like a lion; And again You would show Your power against me.

King James Version

For it increaseth. Thou huntest me as a fierce lion: and again thou shewest thyself marvellous upon me.

Holman Bible

If I am proud, You hunt me like a lion and again display Your miraculous power against me.

International Standard Version

But if I do lift up my head, you will hunt me like a lion! You will perform miracles in order to fight against me.

A Conservative Version

And if [my head] exalts itself, thou hunt me as a lion. And again thou show thyself marvelous upon me.

American Standard Version

And if my head exalt itself, thou huntest me as a lion; And again thou showest thyself marvellous upon me.

Amplified

If I lift myself up, You hunt me like a lion and again show Yourself [inflicting] marvelous [trials] upon me.

Bible in Basic English

And that if there was cause for pride, you would go after me like a lion; and again put out your wonders against me:

Darby Translation

And it increaseth: thou huntest me as a fierce lion; and ever again thou shewest thy marvellous power upon me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And thou dost increase. Thou dost hunt me as a fierce lion; turning and doing marvels in me.

Julia Smith Translation

And shall it be lifted up? Thou wilt hunt me as the lion, and thou wilt turn back, thou wilt show thyself wonderful upon me.

King James 2000

For it increases. You hunt me as a fierce lion: and again you show yourself awesome against me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [if my head] grows bold, you would hunt me as the lion in its prime; {and you repeat your exploits against me}.

Modern King James verseion

For it increases! You hunt me as a fierce lion; and again You show Yourself marvelous on me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou huntest me out, being in heaviness, as it were a lion, and troublest me out of measure.

NET Bible

If I lift myself up, you hunt me as a fierce lion, and again you display your power against me.

New Heart English Bible

If my head is held high, you hunt me like a lion. Again you show yourself powerful to me.

The Emphasized Bible

When it is lifted up, like a howling lion, thou dost hunt me, Then again thou dost shew thyself marvellous against me.

Webster

For it increaseth. Thou huntest me as a fierce lion: and again thou showest thyself wonderful upon me.

World English Bible

If my head is held high, you hunt me like a lion. Again you show yourself powerful to me.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it riseth -- as a lion Thou huntest me. And Thou turnest back -- Thou shewest Thyself wonderful in me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּאה 
Ga'ah 
Usage: 7

צוּד 
Tsuwd 
Usage: 18

me as a fierce lion
שׁחל 
Shachal 
Usage: 7

and again
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

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Watsons

Context Readings

Job Continues His Response To Bildad

15 'If I am wicked, woe to me! And if I am righteous, I dare not lift up my head. I am sated with disgrace and conscious of my misery. 16 'Should my head be lifted up, You would hunt me like a lion; And again You would show Your power against me. 17 'You renew Your witnesses against me And increase Your anger toward me; Hardship after hardship is with me.



Cross References

Isaiah 38:13

"I composed my soul until morning. Like a lion--so He breaks all my bones, From day until night You make an end of me.

Lamentations 3:10

He is to me like a bear lying in wait, Like a lion in secret places.

Job 5:9

Who does great and unsearchable things, Wonders without number.

Numbers 16:29-30

"If these men die the death of all men or if they suffer the fate of all men, then the LORD has not sent me.

Deuteronomy 28:59

then the LORD will bring extraordinary plagues on you and your descendants, even severe and lasting plagues, and miserable and chronic sicknesses.

Hosea 13:7-8

So I will be like a lion to them; Like a leopard I will lie in wait by the wayside.

Amos 3:8

A lion has roared! Who will not fear? The Lord GOD has spoken! Who can but prophesy?



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