Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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.

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 turneth not aside from darkness, His tender branch doth a flame dry up, And he turneth aside at the breath of His mouth! 31 Let him not put credence in vanity, He hath been deceived, For vanity is his recompence. 32 Not in his day is it completed, And his bending branch is not green.



Cross References

Isaiah 59:4

There is none calling in righteousness, And there is none pleading in faithfulness, Trusting on emptiness, and speaking falsehood, Conceiving perverseness, and bearing iniquity.

Job 4:8

As I have seen -- ploughers of iniquity, And sowers of misery, reap it!

Job 12:16

With Him are strength and wisdom, His the deceived and deceiver.

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in oppression, And in robbery become not vain, Wealth -- when it increaseth -- set not the heart.

Proverbs 22:8

Whoso is sowing perverseness reapeth sorrow, And the rod of his anger weareth out.

Isaiah 17:10-11

Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, And the rock of thy strength hast not remembered, Therefore thou plantest plants of pleasantness, And with a strange slip sowest it,

Isaiah 44:20

Feeding on ashes, the heart is deceived, It hath turned him aside, And he delivereth not his soul, nor saith: 'Is there not a lie in my right hand?'

Hosea 8:7

For wind they sow, and a hurricane they reap, Stalk it hath none -- a shoot not yielding grain, If so be it yield -- strangers do swallow it up.

Jonah 2:8

Those observing lying vanities their own mercy forsake.

Galatians 6:3

for if any one doth think himself to be something -- being nothing -- himself he doth deceive;

Galatians 6:7-8

Be not led astray; God is not mocked; for what a man may sow -- that also he shall reap,

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the sons of the disobedience,

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