Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But the righteous shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall increase in strength.

New American Standard Bible

"Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.

King James Version

The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Holman Bible

Yet the righteous person will hold to his way,
and the one whose hands are clean will grow stronger.

International Standard Version

But the righteous person will hold to his way, and those with clean hands will grow stronger and stronger."

A Conservative Version

Yet the righteous shall hold on his way. And he who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.

American Standard Version

Yet shall the righteous hold on his way, And he that hath clean hands shall wax stronger and stronger.

Amplified

Yet shall the righteous (those upright and in right standing with God) hold to their ways, and he who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.

Bible in Basic English

Still the upright keeps on his way, and he who has clean hands gets new strength.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The righteous shall hold on to his way, and he that has clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Julia Smith Translation

And the just shall hold on his way, and the clean one of hands shall add strength.

King James 2000

The righteous also shall hold to his way, and he that has clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But [the] righteous holds on to his way, and {he who has clean hands} increases in strength.

Modern King James verseion

The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he who has clean hands adds strength.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The righteous also will keep his way, and he that hath clean hands, will ever be stronger and stronger.

NET Bible

But the righteous man holds to his way, and the one with clean hands grows stronger.

New Heart English Bible

Yet shall the righteous hold on his way. He who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.

The Emphasized Bible

That the righteous may hold on his way, and, the clean of hands, increase in strength.

Webster

The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

World English Bible

Yet shall the righteous hold on his way. He who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the righteous layeth hold on his way, And the clean of hands addeth strength, And -- dumb are they all.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

on his way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

and he that hath clean
טהור 
T@howr 
Usage: 1

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

shall be
יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

References

Hastings

Way

Context Readings

Job Says To His Friends: I'M Still Wiser Than You

8 Upright men shall be astonished at this, and the innocent shall be stirred up against the ungodly; 9 But the righteous shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall increase in strength. 10 But as for you all, pray come on again; and I shall not find one wise man among you.



Cross References

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.

Job 22:30

Even him that is not innocent shall he deliver; yea, he shall be delivered by the pureness of thy hands.

Genesis 20:5

Did he not say to me, She is my sister? and she, even she said, He is my brother. In the integrity of my heart and in the innocency of my hands have I done this.

Psalm 24:4

He that hath blameless hands and a pure heart; who lifteth not up his soul unto vanity, nor sweareth deceitfully:

Psalm 26:6

I will wash my hands in innocency, and will encompass thine altar, O Jehovah,

Psalm 73:13

Truly have I purified my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency:

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength: each one will appear before God in Zion.

Psalm 84:11

For Jehovah Elohim is a sun and shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man feareth and departeth from evil; but the foolish is overbearing and confident.

Isaiah 1:15-16

And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you; yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.

Isaiah 35:8-10

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called, The way of holiness: the unclean shall not pass through it; but it shall be for these. Those that go this way even fools, shall not err therein.

Isaiah 40:29-31

He giveth power to the faint; and to him that hath no might he increaseth strength.

Mark 7:2

and seeing some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is, unwashed, hands,

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And he said to me, My grace suffices thee; for my power is perfected in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather boast in my weaknesses, that the power of the Christ may dwell upon me.

1 Peter 1:5

who are kept guarded by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

1 John 2:19

They went out from among us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have surely remained with us, but that they might be made manifest that none are of us.

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