Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Behold, if he slay me, yet would I trust in him; but I will defend mine own ways before him.

New American Standard Bible

Though He slay me,
I will hope in Him.
Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him.

King James Version

Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain mine own ways before him.

Holman Bible

Even if He kills me, I will hope in Him.
I will still defend my ways before Him.

International Standard Version

Even though he kills me, I'll continue to hope in him. At least I'll be able to argue my case to his face!

A Conservative Version

Behold, he will kill me; I have no hope. Nevertheless I will maintain my ways before him.

American Standard Version

Behold, he will slay me; I have no hope: Nevertheless I will maintain my ways before him.

Amplified


“Even though He kills me;
I will hope in Him.
Nevertheless, I will argue my ways to His face.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, he will put an end to me; I have no hope; but I will not give way in argument before him;

Julia Smith Translation

If he shall slay me shall I not hope? only I will prove my ways to his face.

King James 2000

Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will defend my own ways before him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, [though] he kill me, I will hope in him; however, I will defend my ways {before him}.

Modern King James verseion

Though he slay me, I will not wait, but I will maintain my own ways before Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lo, though he slay me, yet will I put my trust in him. But if I shew and reprove mine own ways in his sight,

NET Bible

Even if he slays me, I will hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face!

New Heart English Bible

Behold, he will kill me. I have no hope. Nevertheless, I will maintain my ways before him.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! he may slay me, yet , for him, will I wait, - Nevertheless, my ways - unto his face, will I show to be right:

Webster

Though he shall slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain my own ways before him.

World English Bible

Behold, he will kill me. I have no hope. Nevertheless, I will maintain my ways before him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, He doth slay me -- I wait not! Only, my ways unto His face I argue.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הן 
hen 
lo, behold, if, or if, though
Usage: 99

he slay
קטל 
Qatal 
Usage: 3

me, yet will I trust
יחל 
Yachal 
Usage: 41

in him but I will maintain
יכח 
Yakach 
Usage: 59

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Images Job 13:15

Prayers for Job 13:15

Context Readings

Be Quiet While I Speak

14 Wherefore should I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand? 15 Behold, if he slay me, yet would I trust in him; but I will defend mine own ways before him. 16 This also shall be my salvation, that a profane man shall not come before his face.



Cross References

Job 27:5

Be it far from me that I should justify you; till I die I will not remove my blamelessness from me.

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is driven away by his evil-doing; but the righteous trusteth, even in his death.

Psalm 23:4

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.

Job 7:6

My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.

Job 10:7

Since thou knowest that I am not wicked, and that there is none that delivereth out of thy hand?

Job 13:18

Behold now, I have ordered the cause; I know that I shall be justified.

Job 16:17

Although there is no violence in my hands, and my prayer is pure.

Job 16:21

Oh that there were arbitration for a man with +God, as a son of man for his friend!

Job 19:25-28

And as for me, I know that my Redeemer liveth, and the Last, he shall stand upon the earth;

Job 23:4-7

I would order the cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments;

Job 23:10

But he knoweth the way that I take; he trieth me, I shall come forth as gold.

Job 31:31-37

If the men of my tent said not, Who shall find one that hath not been satisfied with his meat? --

Job 40:2

Shall he that will contend with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth +God, let him answer it.

Job 40:4-5

Behold, I am nought: what shall I answer thee? I will lay my hand upon my mouth.

Job 40:8

Wilt thou also annul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me that thou mayest be righteous?

Romans 8:38-39

For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,

1 John 3:20

that if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

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