Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause."

King James Version

And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

Holman Bible

Then the Lord said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? No one else on earth is like him, a man of perfect integrity, who fears God and turns away from evil. He still retains his integrity, even though you incited Me against him, to destroy him without just cause."

International Standard Version

The LORD asked Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? There is no one like him on earth. The man is blameless as well as upright. He fears God and keeps away from evil. He remains firm in his integrity, even though you have been urging me to overwhelm him without cause."

A Conservative Version

And LORD said to Satan, Have thou considered my servant Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although thou m

American Standard Version

And Jehovah said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job? for there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and turneth away from evil: and he still holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

Amplified

And the Lord said to Satan, Have you considered My servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who [reverently] fears God and abstains from and shuns all evil [because it is wrong]? And still he holds fast his integrity, although you moved Me against him to destroy him without cause.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said to the Satan, Have you taken note of my servant Job, for there is no one like him on the earth, a man without sin and upright, fearing God and keeping himself far from evil? and he still keeps his righteousness, though you have been moving me to send destruction on him without cause.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah said to Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God and abstaineth from evil? and still he remaineth firm in his integrity, though thou movedst me against him, to swallow him up without cause.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my slave Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that fears God and has departed from evil and that he still retains his perfection, although thou didst incite me against him to destroy him without cause.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will say to the adversary, Didst thou set thy heart to my servant Job, that none like him in the earth, a man blameless and upright, fearing God and departing from evil? And yet he holding fast upon his integrity, and thou wilt stimulate me to destroy him without cause.

King James 2000

And the LORD said unto Satan, Have you considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one that fears God, and turns away from evil? and still he holds fast his integrity, although you moved me against him, to destroy him without cause.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Yahweh {asked} Satan, "Have you {considered} my servant Job? Indeed, there is no one like him on the earth--a blameless man and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil. And still he persists in his blamelessness {even though} you incited me against him to destroy him for nothing."

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah said unto Satan, Have you set your heart on My servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one who fears God and turns away from evil? And still he is keeping hold of his integrity, although you moved Me against him to destroy him without cause.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said the LORD unto Satan, "Hast thou not considered my servant Job, how that he is an innocent and virtuous man such one as feareth God, and escheweth evil, and that there is none like him in the land? But thou movedst me against him, to punish him: yet is it in vain, for he continueth still in his godliness."

NET Bible

Then the Lord said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a pure and upright man, one who fears God and turns away from evil. And he still holds firmly to his integrity, so that you stirred me up to destroy him without reason."

New Heart English Bible

The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. He still maintains his integrity, although you incited me against him, to ruin him without cause."

The Emphasized Bible

And Yahweh said unto the accuser, Hast thou applied thy heart unto my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a man blameless and upright, one who revereth God, and avoideth evil; and still he is holding fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to swallow him up without cause.

Webster

And the LORD said to Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and shunneth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

World English Bible

Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. He still maintains his integrity, although you incited me against him, to ruin him without cause."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Hast thou set thy heart unto My servant Job because there is none like him in the land, a man perfect and upright, fearing God and turning aside from evil? and still he is keeping hold on his integrity, and thou dost move Me against him to swallow him up for nought!'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0


Usage: 0

שׂטן 
Satan 
Usage: 27

Hast thou
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
put , make , set , lay , appoint , give , set up , consider , turn , brought , ordain , place , take , shew , regard , mark , disposed , care ,
Usage: 580

my servant
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

Job
איּוב 
'Iyowb 
Job
Usage: 17

that there is none like him in the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

תּם 
Tam 
Usage: 13

and an upright
ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 119

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and escheweth
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
away , depart , remove , aside , take , turn , turn in , take off , go , put , eschewed ,
Usage: 301

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

and still he holdeth fast
חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 290

תּמּה 
Tummah 
Usage: 5

סוּת 
Cuwth 
Usage: 18

בּלע 
Bala` 
swallow ... , destroy , devour , covered , at...end
Usage: 49

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Adversary's Attack On Job's Person

2 The LORD said to Satan, "Where have you come from?" Then Satan answered the LORD and said, "From roaming about on the earth and walking around on it." 3 The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause." 4 Satan answered the LORD and said, "Skin for skin! Yes, all that a man has he will give for his life.


Cross References

Job 1:1

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.

Job 1:8

The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, fearing God and turning away from evil."

Job 9:17

"For He bruises me with a tempest And multiplies my wounds without cause.

Job 27:5-6

"Far be it from me that I should declare you right; Till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.

Genesis 6:9

These are the records of the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his time; Noah walked with God.

2 Samuel 20:20

Joab replied, "Far be it, far be it from me that I should swallow up or destroy!

Job 1:11

"But put forth Your hand now and touch all that he has; he will surely curse You to Your face."

Job 1:21-22

He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."

Job 9:20

"Though I am righteous, my mouth will condemn me; Though I am guiltless, He will declare me guilty.

Job 13:15

"Though He slay me, I will hope in Him Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him.

Psalm 26:1

Vindicate me, O LORD, for I have walked in my integrity, And I have trusted in the LORD without wavering.

Psalm 37:37

Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright; For the man of peace will have a posterity.

Psalm 41:12

As for me, You uphold me in my integrity, And You set me in Your presence forever.

Proverbs 11:8

The righteous is delivered from trouble, But the wicked takes his place.

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness subverts the sinner.

Proverbs 14:2

He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.

John 9:3

Jesus answered, "It was neither that this man sinned, nor his parents; but it was so that the works of God might be displayed in him.

Philippians 3:12

Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.

James 1:12

Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

1 Peter 1:7

so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

1 Peter 5:10

After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.



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