Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Will you speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully for him?

New American Standard Bible

“Will you speak what is unjust for God,
And speak what is deceitful for Him?

King James Version

Will ye speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully for him?

Holman Bible

Would you testify unjustly on God’s behalf
or speak deceitfully for Him?

International Standard Version

Why do you speak falsely on God's behalf and speak deceitfully about him?

A Conservative Version

Will ye speak unrighteously for God, and talk deceitfully for him?

American Standard Version

Will ye speak unrighteously for God, And talk deceitfully for him?

Amplified


“Will you speak what is unjust for God,
And speak what is deceitful for Him?

Bible in Basic English

Will you say in God's name what is not right, and put false words into his mouth?

Darby Translation

Will ye speak unrighteously for God? and for him speak deceit?

Julia Smith Translation

Will ye speak wickedness for God? and will ye speak deceit to him?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Will you speak falsely for God? And will you speak deceitfully for him?

Modern King James verseion

Would you speak unrighteously for God, and talk deceitfully for Him?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Will ye make an answer for God with lies, and maintain him with deceit?

NET Bible

Will you speak wickedly on God's behalf? Will you speak deceitfully for him?

New Heart English Bible

Will you speak unrighteously for God, and talk deceitfully for him?

The Emphasized Bible

Is it, for God, ye would speak perversely? And, for him, would ye speak deceit:

Webster

Will ye speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully for him?

World English Bible

Will you speak unrighteously for God, and talk deceitfully for him?

Youngs Literal Translation

For God do ye speak perverseness? And for Him do ye speak deceit?

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Will ye speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

and talk
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

רמיּה 
R@miyah 
Usage: 15

Context Readings

Job's Fourth Speech Continues

6 Hear now my reasoning, and hearken to the pleadings of my lips. 7 Will you speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully for him? 8 Will you accept his person? will you contend for God?



Cross References

Job 36:4

For truly my words shall not be false: he that is blameless in knowledge is with you.

Job 4:7

Remember, I pray you, who ever perished, being innocent? or where were the righteous cut off?

Job 11:2-4

Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?

Job 17:5

He that speaks flattery to his friends, even the eyes of his children shall fail.

Job 27:4

My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.

Job 32:21-22

Let me not, I pray you, accept any man's person, neither let me give flattery unto man.

John 16:2

They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time comes, that whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.

Romans 3:5-8

But if our unrighteousness commends the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who takes vengeance? (I speak as a man)

2 Corinthians 4:2

But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

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