Parallel Verses

Amplified

Indeed, you are doing away with [reverential] fear, and you are hindering and diminishing meditation and devotion before God.

New American Standard Bible

"Indeed, you do away with reverence And hinder meditation before God.

King James Version

Yea, thou castest off fear, and restrainest prayer before God.

Holman Bible

But you even undermine the fear of God
and hinder meditation before Him.

International Standard Version

Yet you dispense with fear of God and hinder meditations before God.

A Conservative Version

Yea, thou do away with fear, and hinder devotion before God.

American Standard Version

Yea, thou doest away with fear, And hinderest devotion before God.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, you make the fear of God without effect, so that the time of quiet worship before God is made less by your outcry.

Darby Translation

Yea, thou makest piety of none effect, and restrainest meditation before God.

Julia Smith Translation

Also thou wilt bring to nought, fear, and thou wilt withhold meditation before God.

King James 2000

Yea, you cast off fear, and restrain prayer before God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"{What is worse}, you yourself are doing away with fear, and you are lessening meditation {before} God.

Modern King James verseion

Yea, you do away with fear, and take away prayer before God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for shame, thou hast set it aside - else wouldest thou not make so many words before God.

NET Bible

But you even break off piety, and hinder meditation before God.

New Heart English Bible

Yes, you do away with fear, and hinder devotion before God.

The Emphasized Bible

But, thou, wouldst take away reverence, and wouldst attain unto meditation before GOD.

Webster

Yes, thou castest off fear, and restrainest prayer before God.

World English Bible

Yes, you do away with fear, and hinder devotion before God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Yea, thou dost make reverence void, And dost diminish meditation before God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

גּרע 
Gara` 
Usage: 22

שׂיחה 
Siychah 
Usage: 3

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

3 Should he reason with unprofitable talk? Or with speeches with which he can do no good? 4 Indeed, you are doing away with [reverential] fear, and you are hindering and diminishing meditation and devotion before God. 5 For your iniquity teaches your mouth, and you choose the tongue of the crafty.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 10:13-14

So Saul died for his trespass against the Lord [in sparing Amalek], for his unfaithfulness in not keeping God's word, and also for consulting [a medium with] a spirit of the dead to inquire pleadingly of it,

Job 4:5-6

But now it is come upon you, and you faint and are grieved; it touches you, and you are troubled and dismayed.

Job 5:8

As for me, I would seek God and inquire of and require Him, and to God would I commit my cause -- "

Job 6:14

To him who is about to faint and despair, kindness is due from his friend, lest he forsake the fear of the Almighty.

Job 27:10

Will he take delight in the Almighty? Will he call upon God at all times?

Psalm 36:1-3

Transgression [like an oracle] speaks to the wicked deep in his heart. There is no fear or dread of God before his eyes.

Psalm 119:126

It is time for the Lord to act; they have frustrated Your law.

Hosea 7:14

They do not cry to Me from their heart, but they wail upon their beds; they gash and distress and assemble themselves [in mourning] for grain and new wine; they rebel against Me.

Amos 6:10

And then a man's uncle or kinsman, he who is to make a burning to cremate and dispose [of his pestilence-infected body], comes in to bring the bones out of the house, and he shall say to another still alive in the farthest parts of the house, Is there anyone else with you? and he shall say, No. Then shall the newcomer say, Hush! Hold your [cursing] tongue! We dare not so mention the name of the Lord [lest we invoke more punishment].

Zephaniah 1:6

And those who have drawn back from following the Lord and those who have not sought the Lord nor inquired for, inquired of, and required the Lord [as their first necessity].

Luke 18:1

Also [Jesus] told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not to turn coward (faint, lose heart, and give up).

Romans 3:31

Do we then by [this] faith make the Law of no effect, overthrow it or make it a dead letter? Certainly not! On the contrary, we confirm and establish and uphold the Law.

Galatians 2:21

[Therefore, I do not treat God's gracious gift as something of minor importance and defeat its very purpose]; I do not set aside and invalidate and frustrate and nullify the grace (unmerited favor) of God. For if justification (righteousness, acquittal from guilt) comes through [observing the ritual of] the Law, then Christ (the Messiah) died groundlessly and to no purpose and in vain. [His death was then wholly superfluous.]

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