Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Will ye show partiality to him? Will ye contend for God?

New American Standard Bible

“Will you show partiality for Him?
Will you contend for God?

King James Version

Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God?

Holman Bible

Would you show partiality to Him
or argue the case in His defense?

International Standard Version

Will you show partiality to him? Will you plead God's case?

American Standard Version

Will ye show partiality to him? Will ye contend for God?

Amplified


“Will you show partiality for Him [and be unjust to me so that you may gain favor with Him]?
Will you contend and plead for God?

Bible in Basic English

Will you have respect for God's person in this cause, and put yourselves forward as his supporters?

Darby Translation

Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God?

Julia Smith Translation

Will ye accept his face? will ye contend for God?

King James 2000

Will you accept his person? will you contend for God?

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Will you show partiality for him}? Or do you want to plead God's case?

Modern King James verseion

Will you lift up His person, or contend for God?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Will ye accept the person of God, or will ye contend with him?

NET Bible

Will you show him partiality? Will you argue the case for God?

New Heart English Bible

Will you show partiality to him? Will you contend for God?

The Emphasized Bible

Even, for him, would ye be partial? Or, for GOD, would ye so plead?

Webster

Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God?

World English Bible

Will you show partiality to him? Will you contend for God?

Youngs Literal Translation

His face do ye accept, if for God ye strive?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

will ye contend
רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Fourth Speech Continues

7 Will ye speak unrighteously for God, and talk deceitfully for him? 8 Will ye show partiality to him? Will ye contend for God? 9 Is it good that he should search you out? Or as deceiving a man, will ye deceive him?



Cross References

Proverbs 24:23

These also are from the wise: To have respect of persons in judgment is not good.

Exodus 23:2-3

Thou shall not follow a multitude to do evil, neither shall thou speak in a case to turn aside after a multitude to distort [justice],

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment. Thou shall not respect the person of the poor man, nor honor the person of the mighty man, but thou shall judge thy neighbor in righteousness.

Job 32:21

Let me not, I pray you, respect any man's person. Neither will I give flattering titles to any man.

Job 34:19

who does not respect the persons of rulers, nor regards the rich more than the poor. For they all are the work of his hands.

Malachi 2:9

Therefore I also have made you contemptible and base before all the people, according as ye have not kept my ways, but have had respect of persons in the law.

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