Parallel Verses

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?

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Will you show partiality to Him [be unjust to me in order to gain favor with Him]? Will you act as special pleaders 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 you speak what is unjust for God, And speak what is deceitful for Him? 8 "Will you show partiality for Him? Will you contend for God? 9 "Will it be well when He examines you? Or will you deceive Him as one deceives a man?



Cross References

Proverbs 24:23

These also are sayings of the wise To show partiality in judgment is not good.

Exodus 23:2-3

"You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;

Leviticus 19:15

'You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.

Job 32:21

"Let me now be partial to no one, Nor flatter any man.

Job 34:19

Who shows no partiality to princes Nor regards the rich above the poor, For they all are the work of His hands?

Malachi 2:9

"So I also have made you despised and abased before all the people, just as you are not keeping My ways but are showing partiality in the instruction.

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