Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'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?

King James Version

Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, that thou shouldest despise the work of thine hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

Holman Bible

Is it good for You to oppress, to reject the work of Your hands, and favor the plans of the wicked?

International Standard Version

Does it delight you to oppress or despise what you have made, while you smile at the plans of the wicked?

A Conservative Version

Is it good to thee that thou should oppress, that thou should despise the work of thy hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

American Standard Version

Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, That thou shouldest despise the work of thy hands, And shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

Amplified

Does it seem good to You that You should oppress, that You should despise and reject the work of Your hands, and favor the schemes of the wicked?

Bible in Basic English

What profit is it to you to be cruel, to give up the work of your hands, looking kindly on the design of evil-doers?

Darby Translation

Doth it please thee to oppress, that thou shouldest despise the work of thy hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Is it good unto thee that thou should oppress, that thou should reject the work of thine hands and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

Julia Smith Translation

Is it good to thee that thou wilt oppress, that thou wilt despise the labor of thy hinds, and thou didst shine upon the counsels of the unjust?

King James 2000

Is it good unto you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and smile upon the counsel of the wicked?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Is it good for you that you oppress, that you despise the labor of your hands, and you smile over the schemes of [the] wicked?

Modern King James verseion

Is it good to You that You should press down, that You should despise the work of Your hands, and shine on the counsel of the wicked?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thinkest thou it well done, to oppress me, to cast me off - being a work of thine hands - and to maintain the counsel of the ungodly?

NET Bible

Is it good for you to oppress, to despise the work of your hands, while you smile on the schemes of the wicked?

New Heart English Bible

Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and smile on the counsel of the wicked?

The Emphasized Bible

Is it seemly in thee, that thou shouldst oppress? that thou shouldst despise the labour of thine own hand, when, upon the counsel of the lawless, thou hast shone?

Webster

Is it good to thee that thou shouldst oppress, that thou shouldst despise the work of thy hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

World English Bible

Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and smile on the counsel of the wicked?

Youngs Literal Translation

Is it good for Thee that Thou dost oppress? That Thou despisest the labour of Thy hands, And on the counsel of the wicked hast shone?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Is it good
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 31

מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

the work
יגיע 
Y@giya` 
Usage: 16

כּף 
Kaph 
Usage: 192

and shine
יפע 
Yapha` 
Usage: 8

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Job Continues His Response To Bildad

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? 4 'Have You eyes of flesh? Or do You see as a man sees?


Cross References

Job 14:15

"You will call, and I will answer You; You will long for the work of Your hands.

Psalm 138:8

The LORD will accomplish what concerns me; Your lovingkindness, O LORD, is everlasting; Do not forsake the works of Your hands.

Isaiah 64:8

But now, O LORD, You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter; And all of us are the work of Your hand.

Job 8:20

"Lo, God will not reject a man of integrity, Nor will He support the evildoers.

Job 9:22

"It is all one; therefore I say, 'He destroys the guiltless and the wicked.'

Job 9:24

"The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; He covers the faces of its judges. If it is not He, then who is it?

Job 21:16

"Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand; The counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Job 22:18

"Yet He filled their houses with good things; But the counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Job 34:5-7

"For Job has said, 'I am righteous, But God has taken away my right;

Job 34:18-19

Who says to a king, 'Worthless one,' To nobles, 'Wicked ones';

Job 36:7-9

"He does not withdraw His eyes from the righteous; But with kings on the throne He has seated them forever, and they are exalted.

Job 36:17-18

"But you were full of judgment on the wicked; Judgment and justice take hold of you.

Job 40:2

"Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty? Let him who reproves God answer it."

Job 40:8

"Will you really annul My judgment? Will you condemn Me that you may be justified?

Psalm 69:33

For the LORD hears the needy And does not despise His who are prisoners.

Jeremiah 12:1-3

Righteous are You, O LORD, that I would plead my case with You; Indeed I would discuss matters of justice with You: Why has the way of the wicked prospered? Why are all those who deal in treachery at ease?

Lamentations 3:2-18

He has driven me and made me walk In darkness and not in light.

1 Peter 4:19

Therefore, those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.

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