Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

Honoured are his sons, and he knoweth not; And they are little, and he attendeth not to them.

New American Standard Bible

"His sons achieve honor, but he does not know it; Or they become insignificant, but he does not perceive it.

King James Version

His sons come to honour, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

Holman Bible

If his sons receive honor, he does not know it; if they become insignificant, he is unaware of it.

International Standard Version

"If his children are honored, he doesn't know it; if they become insignificant, he never perceives it.

A Conservative Version

His sons come to honor, and he does not know it, and they are brought low, but he does not perceive it of them.

American Standard Version

His sons come to honor, and he knoweth it not; And they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

Amplified

His sons come to honor, and he knows it not; they are brought low, and he perceives it not.

Bible in Basic English

His sons come to honour, and he has no knowledge of it; they are made low, but he is not conscious of it.

Darby Translation

His sons come to honour, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, and he perceiveth it not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

His sons shall be honoured and he shall not know of it; or they shall be afflicted, but he shall not perceive of them.

Julia Smith Translation

His sons will be honored and he knew not: they will be brought low, and he will not understand for them.

King James 2000

His sons come to honor, and he knows it not; and they are brought low, but he perceives it not of them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His children may [come to] honor, but he does not know [it]; or they may become lowly, but he does not realize it.

Modern King James verseion

His sons come to honor, and he knows it not; they fall, but he does not mark it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whether his children come to worship or no, he cannot tell: And if they be men of low degree, he knoweth not.

NET Bible

If his sons are honored, he does not know it; if they are brought low, he does not see it.

New Heart English Bible

His sons come to honor, and he doesn't know it. They are brought low, but he doesn't perceive it of them.

The Emphasized Bible

His sons, come to honour, and he knoweth it not, Or they are brought low, and he perceiveth it not of them.

Webster

His sons come to honor, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

World English Bible

His sons come to honor, and he doesn't know it. They are brought low, but he doesn't perceive it of them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

it not and they are brought low
צער 
Tsa`ar 
Usage: 3

but he perceiveth
בּין 
Biyn 
Usage: 169

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Job Continues To Argue His Case With God

20 Thou prevailest over him for ever, and he goeth, He is changing his countenance, And Thou sendest him away. 21 Honoured are his sons, and he knoweth not; And they are little, and he attendeth not to them. 22 Only -- his flesh for him is pained, And his soul for him doth mourn.'



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:5

For the living know that they die, and the dead know not anything, and there is no more to them a reward, for their remembrance hath been forgotten.

Isaiah 63:16

For Thou art our Father, For Abraham hath not known us, And Israel doth not acknowledge us, Thou, O Jehovah, art our Father, Our redeemer from the age, is Thy name.

1 Samuel 4:20

And at the time of her death, when the women who are standing by her say, 'Fear not, for a son thou hast borne,' she hath not answered, nor set her heart to it;

Psalm 39:6

Only, in an image doth each walk habitually, Only, in vain, they are disquieted, He heapeth up and knoweth not who gathereth them.

Ecclesiastes 2:18-19

And I have hated all my labour that I labour at under the sun, because I leave it to a man who is after me.

Isaiah 39:7-8

and of thy sons who come forth from thee, whom thou begettest, they take, and they have been eunuchs in a palace of the king of Babylon.'



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