Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Though he slay me, yet I will trust in him; but I will defend my 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

[I do it because, though He slay me, yet will I wait for and trust Him and] behold, He will slay me; I have no hope -- "nevertheless, I will maintain and argue my ways before Him and even 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;

Darby Translation

Behold, if he slay me, yet would I trust in him; but I will defend mine own ways 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 Why shall I take my flesh in my teeth and put my life in the palm of my hand? 15 Though he slay me, yet I will trust in him; but I will defend my ways before him. 16 He also shall be my saving health; for the hypocrite shall not enter into his presence.



Cross References

Job 27:5

In no wise should I justify you; until I die I will not remove my integrity from me.

Proverbs 14:32

For his wickedness shall the wicked be cast out, but the righteous in his death has hope.

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 shall comfort me.

Job 7:6

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

Job 10:7

Thou knowest that I am not wicked; and there is no one that can deliver out of thy hand.

Job 13:18

Behold now, if I draw near unto the judgment; I know that I shall be justified.

Job 16:17

even though there is no injustice in my hands, and my prayer has been pure.

Job 16:21

O that a man might dispute with God, as he can with his neighbour!

Job 19:25-28

For I know that my redeemer lives and that he shall rise at the latter day over the dust;

Job 23:4-7

I would order judgment before him and fill my mouth with arguments.

Job 23:10

But he has known the way that I take; he has tried me, and I have come forth as gold.

Job 31:31-37

when the servants of my tent said, Oh that we had of his flesh! We would never be satisfied.

Job 40:2

Shall he that contends with the Almighty instruct him? Let him that disputes with God answer this.

Job 40:4-5

Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay my hand over my mouth.

Job 40:8

Wilt thou disannul my judgment? Wilt thou condemn me, that thou may be justified?

Romans 8:38-39

Therefore I am certain that neither death nor life nor angels nor principalities nor powers nor things present nor things to come

1 John 3:20

And if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

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