Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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 the darkness; a flame will wither his shoots and he will depart by the breath of God's mouth. 31 Let him not trust in what is worthless, deceiving himself; for worthlessness will be his reward. 32 Before his time he will be paid in full, and his branches will not flourish.



Cross References

Isaiah 59:4

No one is concerned about justice; no one sets forth his case truthfully. They depend on false words and tell lies; they conceive of oppression and give birth to sin.

Job 4:8

Even as I have seen, those who plow iniquity and those who sow trouble reap the same.

Job 12:16

With him are strength and prudence; both the one who goes astray and the one who misleads are his.

Psalm 62:10

Do not trust in what you can gain by oppression! Do not put false confidence in what you can gain by robbery! If wealth increases, do not become attached to it!

Proverbs 22:8

The one who sows iniquity will reap trouble, and the rod of his fury will end.

Isaiah 17:10-11

For you ignore the God who rescues you; you pay no attention to your strong protector. So this is what happens: You cultivate beautiful plants and plant exotic vines.

Isaiah 44:20

He feeds on ashes; his deceived mind misleads him. He cannot rescue himself, nor does he say, 'Is this not a false god I hold in my right hand?'

Hosea 8:7

They sow the wind, and so they will reap the whirlwind! The stalk does not have any standing grain; it will not produce any flour. Even if it were to yield grain, foreigners would swallow it all up.

Jonah 2:8

Those who worship worthless idols forfeit the mercy that could be theirs.

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived. God will not be made a fool. For a person will reap what he sows,

Ephesians 5:6

Let nobody deceive you with empty words, for because of these things God's wrath comes on the sons of disobedience.

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