Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shouldst call, and, I, would answer thee, - For the work of thine own hand, thou shouldst long.

New American Standard Bible

"You will call, and I will answer You; You will long for the work of Your hands.

King James Version

Thou shalt call, and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work of thine hands.

Holman Bible

You would call, and I would answer You.
You would long for the work of Your hands.

International Standard Version

You'll call and I'll answer you; you'll long for your creatures that your hands have made.

A Conservative Version

Thou would call, and I would answer thee. Thou would have a desire to the work of thy hands.

American Standard Version

Thou wouldest call, and I would answer thee: Thou wouldest have a desire to the work of thy hands.

Amplified

[Then] You would call and I would answer You; You would yearn for [me] the work of Your hands.

Bible in Basic English

At the sound of your voice I would give an answer, and you would have a desire for the work of your hands.

Darby Translation

Thou wouldest call, and I would answer thee; thou wouldest have a desire after the work of thy hands.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt call and I will answer thee: thou wilt long for the work of thy hands.

King James 2000

You shall call, and I will answer you: you will have a desire to the work of your hands.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You would call, and I myself would answer you; you would long for the work of your hand.

Modern King James verseion

You shall call, and I will answer You; You shall have a desire to the work of Your hands.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If thou wouldest but call me, I should obey thee: only despise not the work of thine own hands.

NET Bible

You will call and I -- I will answer you; you will long for the creature you have made.

New Heart English Bible

You would call, and I would answer you. You would have a desire to the work of your hands.

Webster

Thou shalt call, and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work of thy hands.

World English Bible

You would call, and I would answer you. You would have a desire to the work of your hands.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou dost call, and I -- I answer Thee; To the work of Thy hands Thou hast desire.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

and I will answer
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

thee thou wilt have a desire
כּסף 
Kacaph 
Usage: 6

to the work
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

References

American

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues To Argue His Case With God

14 If a man die, can he live again? All the days of my warfare, would I wait, until my relief should come: - 15 Thou shouldst call, and, I, would answer thee, - For the work of thine own hand, thou shouldst long. 16 For, now, my steps, thou countest, Thou wilt not pass over my sin:



Cross References

Job 10:3

Is it seemly in thee, that thou shouldst oppress? that thou shouldst despise the labour of thine own hand, when, upon the counsel of the lawless, thou hast shone?

Job 13:22

Then call thou, and, I, will answer, Or I will speak, and reply thou unto me.

Job 7:21

And why wilt thou not remove my transgression, and take away mine iniquity? For, now, in the dust, should I lie down, and thou shouldst seek me diligently, and I should not be.

Job 10:8

Thine own hands, shaped me, and made me, all in unison round about, and yet thou hast confounded me.

Psalm 50:4-5

He calleth, Unto the heavens above, And unto the earth, That he may judge his people.

Psalm 138:8

Yahweh, will carry through my cause, - O Yahweh! thy lovingkindness, is age-abiding, The works of thine own hands, do not thou desert.

1 Thessalonians 4:17

After that, we, the living who are left, together with them, shall be caught away, in clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: - and, thus, evermore, with the Lord, shall we be!

1 Peter 4:19

So then, let, them who are even suffering, according to the will of God, unto a faithful Creator, be committing their souls, in well-doing.

1 John 2:28

And, now, dear children, abide ye in him, in order that, if he be made manifest, we may have boldness, and not be shamed away from him by his presence.

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