Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; for emptiness 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 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.

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. By the breath of God's mouth shall he go away. 31 Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; for emptiness shall be his reward. 32 It shall be accomplished before his time. His branch shall not be green.



Cross References

Isaiah 59:4

None sues in righteousness, and none pleads in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Job 4:8

According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity, and sow trouble, reap the same.

Job 12:16

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

Psalm 62:10

Do not trust in oppression. Do not become vain in robbery. If riches increase, do not set your heart on them.

Proverbs 22:8

He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.

Isaiah 17:10-11

For you have forgotten the God of your salvation, and have not remembered the rock of your strength. Therefore you plant pleasant plants, and set out foreign seedlings.

Isaiah 44:20

He feeds on ashes. A deceived heart has turned him aside; and he can't deliver his soul, nor say, "Isn't there a lie in my right hand?"

Hosea 8:7

For they sow the wind, and they will reap the whirlwind. He has no standing grain. The stalk will yield no head. If it does yield, strangers will swallow it up.

Jonah 2:8

Those who regard worthless things forsake their faithfulness.

Galatians 6:3

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

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived. God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with empty words. For because of these things, the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.

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