Parallel Verses

King James 2000

How much more abominable and filthy is man, who drinks iniquity like water?

New American Standard Bible

How much less one who is detestable and corrupt, Man, who drinks iniquity like water!

King James Version

How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?

Holman Bible

how much less one who is revolting and corrupt,
who drinks injustice like water?

International Standard Version

then how much less is one who is abhorred and corrupted, such as a man who drinks injustice like water?"

A Conservative Version

How much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water!

American Standard Version

How much less one that is abominable and corrupt, A man that drinketh iniquity like water!

Amplified

How much less that which is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water?

Bible in Basic English

How much less one who is disgusting and unclean, a man who takes in evil like water!

Darby Translation

How much less the abominable and corrupt, man, that drinketh unrighteousness like water!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

How much less the man who is abominable and filthy, who drinks iniquity like water?

Julia Smith Translation

How much more abominable and corrupt is man drinking iniquity as water!

Lexham Expanded Bible

{How much less} he who is abominable and corrupt, a man drinking wickedness like water.

Modern King James verseion

How much more hateful and filthy is man, who drinks iniquity like water?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How much more then an abominable and vile man, which drinketh wickedness like water?

NET Bible

how much less man, who is abominable and corrupt, who drinks in evil like water!

New Heart English Bible

how much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water.

The Emphasized Bible

How much less when one is detested and corrupt, a man who drinketh in - like water - perversity.

Webster

How much more abominable and filthy is man, who drinketh iniquity like water?

World English Bible

how much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water!

Youngs Literal Translation

Also -- surely abominable and filthy Is man drinking as water perverseness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּעב 
Ta`ab 
Usage: 22

and filthy
אלח 
'alach 
Usage: 3

is man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

References

Easton

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

15 Behold, he puts no trust in his holy ones; yea, the heavens are not clean in his sight. 16 How much more abominable and filthy is man, who drinks iniquity like water? 17 I will show you, hear me; and that which I have seen I will declare;



Cross References

Job 34:7

What man is like Job, who drinks up scorn like water?

Proverbs 19:28

An ungodly witness scorns judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devours iniquity.

Job 4:19

How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth?

Job 20:12

Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue;

Job 42:6

Therefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

Psalm 14:1-3

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that does good.

Psalm 53:3

Every one of them is gone back: they are altogether become filthy; there is none that does good, no, not one.

Romans 1:28-30

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not proper;

Romans 3:9-19

What then? are we better than they? No, in no way: for we have before proved both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin;

Titus 3:3

For we ourselves also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

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