Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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;

Darby Translation

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

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 For what shall I lift up my flesh in my teeth, and shall I put my soul in my hand? 15 If he shall slay me shall I not hope? only I will prove my ways to his face. 16 Also he is to me for salvation for a profane one shall not come before him.



Cross References

Job 27:5

Far be it to me if I shall justify you: till I expire I will not remove my integrity from me.

Proverbs 14:32

The unjust one shall be driven away in his evil: and the just one trusted in his death.

Psalm 23:4

Also if I shall go into the valley of the shadow of death, I shall not be afraid of evil, for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they will comfort me.

Job 7:6

My days were swift above a weaver's shuttle, and will finish with no more of hope.

Job 10:7

Upon thy knowledge that I will not do evil; and none delivering from thy hand.

Job 13:18

Behold now I set in order judgment; I knew that I shall be justified.

Job 16:17

Not for violence in my hands: and my prayer is clean.

Job 16:21

Shall he judge for a man with God? and the son of man for his neighbor?

Job 19:25-28

And I knew he redeeming me lived, and at last he shall rise up upon the dust:

Job 23:4-7

I will arrange judgment before him, and I will fill the mouth with proofs.

Job 23:10

For he knew the way with me,: he tried me.; I shall come forth as gold.

Job 31:31-37

If the men of my tent said not, Who will give from his flesh? We shall not be satisfied.

Job 40:2

Shall he contending with the Almighty, instruct? he reproving God shall answer it

Job 40:4-5

Behold, I was vile; what shall I turn back to thee? I put my hand to my mouth.

Job 40:8

Wilt thou also annul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me so that thou shalt be just?

Romans 8:38-39

For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor beginnings, nor powers, nor things having stood, nor things about to be,

1 John 3:20

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

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