Parallel Verses

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."

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.”

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

שׂטן 
Satan 
Usage: 27

Hast thou
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
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

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and escheweth
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

תּמּה 
Tummah 
Usage: 5

סוּת 
Cuwth 
Usage: 18

בּלע 
Bala` 
Usage: 49

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Adversary's Attack On Job's Person

2 The LORD asked Satan, "Where have you come from?" In response, Satan told the LORD, "From wandering all over the earth and walking back and forth throughout it." 3 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." 4 Satan answered the LORD, "Skin for skin! The man will give up everything that he owns in exchange for his health.


Cross References

Job 1:1

There once was a man in the land of Uz named Job. The man was blameless as well as upright. He feared God and kept away from evil.

Job 1:8

Then 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."

Job 9:17

For he crushes me with a storm, and keeps on wounding me for no reason.

Job 27:5-6

Far be it from me to admit that you're right! I intend to maintain my integrity even if it kills me!

Genesis 6:9

These are the family records of Noah: Noah was a righteous man. Blameless during his times, Noah communed with God.

2 Samuel 20:20

But Joab replied, "No way! No way! I'm not here to devour or destroy!

Job 1:11

However, stretch out your hand and strike everything he owns, and he will curse you to your face."

Job 1:21-22

and exclaimed: "I left my mother's womb naked, and I will return to God naked. The LORD has given, and the LORD has taken. May the name of the LORD be blessed."

Job 9:20

Though I'm in the right, my own mouth will condemn me; though I'm blameless, he'll pronounce me as guilty.

Job 13:15

Even though he kills me, I'll continue to hope in him. At least I'll be able to argue my case to his face!

Psalm 26:1

Vindicate me, LORD, because I have walked in integrity; I have trusted in the LORD without wavering.

Psalm 37:37

Observe the blameless! Take note of the upright! Indeed, the future of that man is peace.

Psalm 41:12

As for me, you will maintain my just cause, and you will cause me to stand in your presence forever.

Proverbs 11:8

The righteous person is delivered from trouble; it comes upon the wicked instead.

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness protects the blameless, but wickedness brings down the sinner.

Proverbs 14:2

Someone whose conduct is upright fears the LORD, but whoever is devious in his ways despises him.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Proverbs 16:17

The road of the upright circumvents evil, and whoever watches how he lives preserves his life.

John 9:3

Jesus answered, "Neither this man nor his parents sinned. This happened so that God's work might be revealed in him.

Philippians 3:12

It's not that I have already reached this goal or have already become perfect. But I keep pursuing it, hoping somehow to embrace it just as I have been embraced by the Messiah Jesus.

James 1:12

How blessed is the man who endures temptation! When he has passed the test, he will receive the victor's crown of life that God has promised to those who keep on loving him.

1 Peter 1:7

so that your genuine faith, which is more valuable than gold that perishes when tested by fire, may result in praise, glory, and honor when Jesus, the Messiah, is revealed.

1 Peter 5:10

After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you by the Messiah Jesus to his eternal glory, will restore you, establish you, strengthen you, and support you.

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