Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away. 31 Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for futility shall be his reward. 32 It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch shall not be green.



Cross References

Isaiah 59:4

None calls for justice, nor does any plead for truth: they trust in empty words, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Job 4:8

Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.

Job 12:16

With him is strength and wisdom: the deceived and the deceiver are his.

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in oppression, and hope not vainly in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Proverbs 22:8

He that sows iniquity shall reap trouble: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Isaiah 17:10-11

Because you have forgotten the God of your salvation, and have not been mindful of the rock of your strength, therefore shall you plant pleasant plants, and shall set it with imported seedlings:

Isaiah 44:20

He feeds on ashes: a deceived heart has turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?

Hosea 8:7

For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: the stalk has no bud: it shall yield no meal: if so be it does yield, the aliens shall swallow it up.

Jonah 2:8

They that regard vain idols forsake their own mercy.

Galatians 6:3

For if a man thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Galatians 6:7-8

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man sows, that shall he also reap.

Ephesians 5:6

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things comes the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

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