Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“I will say to God, ‘Do not condemn me;
Let me know why You contend with me.

King James Version

I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; shew me wherefore thou contendest with me.

Holman Bible

I will say to God:
“Do not declare me guilty!
Let me know why You prosecute me.

International Standard Version

I'll say to God, "Don't condemn me! Let me know why you are fighting me.

A Conservative Version

I will say to God, Do not condemn me. Show me why thou contend with me.

American Standard Version

I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; Show me wherefore thou contendest with me.

Amplified


“I will say to God, ‘Do not condemn me [and declare me guilty]!
Show me why You contend and argue and struggle with me.

Bible in Basic English

I will say to God, Do not put me down as a sinner; make clear to me what you have against me.

Darby Translation

I will say unto +God, Do not condemn me; shew me wherefore thou strivest with me.

Julia Smith Translation

Saying to God, Thou wilt not condemn me; make known to me for what thou wilt contend with me.

King James 2000

I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; show me why you contend with me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I will say to God, 'You should not condemn me; let me know why you contend [against] me.

Modern King James verseion

I will say to God, Do not condemn me; make me know why You contend with me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and will say unto God: O do not condemn me; but show me the cause, wherefore thou contendest so with me.

NET Bible

I will say to God, 'Do not condemn me; tell me why you are contending with me.'

New Heart English Bible

I will tell God, 'Do not condemn me. Show me why you contend with me.

The Emphasized Bible

I say unto GOD, Do not hold me guilty, Let me know, on what account thou contendest with me!

Webster

I will say to God, Do not condemn me; show me why thou contendest with me.

World English Bible

I will tell God, 'Do not condemn me. Show me why you contend with me.

Youngs Literal Translation

I say unto God, 'Do not condemn me, Let me know why Thou dost strive with me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will say

Usage: 0

אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
God, god
Usage: 57

Do not condemn
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 34

רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Job 10:2

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Job Continues His Response To Bildad

1 I loathe my own life;
I will give full vent to my complaint;
I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
2 “I will say to God, ‘Do not condemn me;
Let me know why You contend with me.
3 ‘Is it right for You indeed to oppress,
To reject the labor of Your hands,
And to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked?


Cross References

Job 9:29

“I am accounted wicked,
Why then should I toil in vain?

Job 8:5-6

“If you would seek God
And implore the compassion of the Almighty,

Job 34:31-32

“For has anyone said to God,
‘I have borne chastisement;
I will not offend anymore;

Psalm 6:1-4

For the choir director; with stringed instruments, upon an eight-string lyre. A Psalm of David.
O Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger,
Nor chasten me in Your wrath.

Psalm 25:7

Do not remember the sins of my youth or my transgressions;
According to Your lovingkindness remember me,
For Your goodness’ sake, O Lord.

Psalm 38:1-8

A Psalm of David, for a memorial.
O Lord, rebuke me not in Your wrath,
And chasten me not in Your burning anger.

Psalm 109:21

But You, O God, the Lord, deal kindly with me for Your name’s sake;
Because Your lovingkindness is good, deliver me;

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart;
Try me and know my anxious thoughts;

Psalm 143:2

And do not enter into judgment with Your servant,
For in Your sight no man living is righteous.

Lamentations 3:40-42

Let us examine and probe our ways,
And let us return to the Lord.

Lamentations 5:16-17

The crown has fallen from our head;
Woe to us, for we have sinned!

Romans 8:1

Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

1 Corinthians 11:31-32

But if we judged ourselves rightly, we would not be judged.

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