Parallel Verses

NET Bible

how much less man, who is abominable and corrupt, who drinks in evil 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 [pure and clean is] the one who is repulsive and corrupt,
Man, who drinks unrighteousness and injustice 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!

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

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 If God places no trust in his holy ones, if even the heavens are not pure in his eyes, 16 how much less man, who is abominable and corrupt, who drinks in evil like water! 17 "I will explain to you; listen to me, and what I have seen, I will declare,



Cross References

Job 34:7

What man is like Job, who drinks derision like water!

Proverbs 19:28

A crooked witness scorns justice, and the mouth of the wicked devours iniquity.

Job 4:19

how much more to those who live in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed like a moth?

Job 20:12

"If evil is sweet in his mouth and he hides it under his tongue,

Job 42:6

Therefore I despise myself, and I repent in dust and ashes!

Psalm 14:1-3

For the music director; by David. Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They sin and commit evil deeds; none of them does what is right.

Psalm 53:3

Everyone rejects God; they are all morally corrupt. None of them does what is right, not even one!

Romans 1:28-30

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do what should not be done.

Romans 3:9-19

What then? Are we better off? Certainly not, for we have already charged that Jews and Greeks alike are all under sin,

Titus 3:3

For we too were once foolish, disobedient, misled, enslaved to various passions and desires, spending our lives in evil and envy, hateful and hating one another.

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