Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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 trust in vanity (emptiness, futility) and be led astray;
For emptiness will be his reward [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;

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 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 vanity shall be his recompence. 32 It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch shall not be green.



Cross References

Isaiah 59:4

None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, 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 become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Proverbs 22:8

He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Isaiah 17:10-11

Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of the rock of thy strength, therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants, and shalt set it with strange slips:

Isaiah 44:20

He feedeth on ashes: a deceived heart hath 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: it hath no stalk: the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield, the strangers shall swallow it up.

Jonah 2:8

They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.

Galatians 6:3

For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

Galatians 6:7-8

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

Ephesians 5:6

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

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