Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Let him not put trust in worthless things, being led astray,
for what he gets in exchange will prove worthless.

New American Standard Bible

"Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; For emptiness will be his reward.

King James Version

Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompence.

International Standard Version

Let him not trust in a worthless speech. He leads only himself astray, for emptiness will be his reward.

A Conservative Version

Let him not trust in vanity, deceiving himself. For vanity shall be his recompense.

American Standard Version

Let him not trust in vanity, deceiving himself; For vanity shall be his recompense.

Amplified

Let him not deceive himself and trust in vanity (emptiness, falseness, and futility), for these shall be his recompense [for such living].

Bible in Basic English

Let him not put his hope in what is false, falling into error: for he will get deceit as his reward.

Darby Translation

Let him not trust in vanity: he is deceived, for vanity shall be his recompense;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall not be established; in vanity he shall err; therefore, he shall be changed into vanity.

Julia Smith Translation

He being deceived shall not trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his compensation.

King James 2000

Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for futility shall be his reward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let him not trust in emptiness--he will be deceiving himself-- for worthlessness will be his recompense.

Modern King James verseion

Let not he being deceived trust in vanity; for vanity shall be his reward.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He will never apply himself to faithfulness and truth, so sore is he deceived with vanity.

NET Bible

Let him not trust in what is worthless, deceiving himself; for worthlessness will be his reward.

New Heart English Bible

Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; for emptiness shall be his reward.

The Emphasized Bible

Let no one trust in him that - by vanity - is deceived, for, vanity, shall be his recompense;

Webster

Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompense.

World English Bible

Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; for emptiness shall be his reward.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let him not put credence in vanity, He hath been deceived, For vanity is his recompence.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let not him that is deceived
תּעה 
Ta`ah 
Usage: 50

in vanity
שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

30 He will not escape from the darkness;
flames will wither his shoots,
and by the breath of God’s mouth, he will depart.
31 Let him not put trust in worthless things, being led astray,
for what he gets in exchange will prove worthless.
32 It will be accomplished before his time,
and his branch will not flourish.



Cross References

Isaiah 59:4

No one makes claims justly;
no one pleads honestly.
They trust in empty and worthless words;
they conceive trouble and give birth to iniquity.

Job 4:8

In my experience, those who plow injustice
and those who sow trouble reap the same.

Job 12:16

True wisdom and power belong to Him.
The deceived and the deceiver are His.

Psalm 62:10

Place no trust in oppression,
or false hope in robbery.
If wealth increases,
pay no attention to it.

Proverbs 22:8

The one who sows injustice will reap disaster,
and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.

Isaiah 17:10-11

For you have forgotten the God of your salvation,
and you have failed to remember
the rock of your strength;
therefore you will plant beautiful plants
and set out cuttings from exotic vines.

Isaiah 44:20

He feeds on ashes.
His deceived mind has led him astray,
and he cannot deliver himself,
or say, “Isn’t there a lie in my right hand?”

Hosea 8:7

Indeed, they sow the wind
and reap the whirlwind.
There is no standing grain;
what sprouts fails to yield flour.
Even if they did,
foreigners would swallow it up.

Jonah 2:8

Those who cling to worthless idols
forsake faithful love,

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone considers himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Galatians 6:7-8

Don’t be deceived: God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows he will also reap,

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with empty arguments, for God’s wrath is coming on the disobedient because of these things.

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