Parallel Verses

King James Version

Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? curse God, and die.

New American Standard Bible

Then his wife said to him, "Do you still hold fast your integrity? Curse God and die!"

Holman Bible

His wife said to him, “Do you still retain your integrity? Curse God and die!”

International Standard Version

Then his wife told him, "Do you remain firm in your integrity? Curse God and die!"

A Conservative Version

Then his wife said to him, Do thou still hold fast thine integrity? Renounce God, and die.

American Standard Version

Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still hold fast thine integrity? renounce God, and die.

Amplified

Then his wife said to him, Do you still hold fast your blameless uprightness? Renounce God and die!

Bible in Basic English

And his wife said to him, Are you still keeping your righteousness? Say a curse against God, and put an end to yourself.

Darby Translation

And his wife said to him, Dost thou still remain firm in thine integrity? curse God and die.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then his wife said unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? Blaspheme God and die.

Julia Smith Translation

And his wife will say to him, Yet thou art holding fast upon thine integrity: praise God and die.

King James 2000

Then said his wife unto him, Do you still retain your integrity? curse God, and die.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then his wife said to him, "Are you still persisting in your blamelessness? {Curse} God and die."

Modern King James verseion

And his wife said to him, Do you still hold to your integrity? Curse God and die!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said his wife unto him, "Dost thou yet continue in thy perfectness? Curse God, and die."

NET Bible

Then his wife said to him, "Are you still holding firmly to your integrity? Curse God, and die!"

New Heart English Bible

Then his wife said to him, "Do you still maintain your integrity? Renounce God, and die."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said his wife unto him, Art thou still holding fast thine integrity? Curse God, and die!

Webster

Then said his wife to him, Dost thou still retain thy integrity? curse God, and die.

World English Bible

Then his wife said to him, "Do you still maintain your integrity? Renounce God, and die."

Youngs Literal Translation

And his wife saith to him, 'Still thou art keeping hold on thine integrity: bless God and die.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

תּמּה 
Tummah 
Usage: 5

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Job 2:9

References

Easton

Images Job 2:9

Context Readings

Job's Blameless Behavior

8 And he took him a potsherd to scrape himself withal; and he sat down among the ashes. 9 Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? curse God, and die. 10 But he said unto her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.


Cross References

Job 2:3

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.

Job 2:5

But put forth thine hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse thee to thy face.

Genesis 3:6

And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

Genesis 3:12

And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

1 Kings 11:4

For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.

2 Kings 6:33

And while he yet talked with them, behold, the messenger came down unto him: and he said, Behold, this evil is of the LORD; what should I wait for the LORD any longer?

Job 1:11

But put forth thine hand now, and touch all that he hath, and he will curse thee to thy face.

Job 21:14-15

Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.

Malachi 3:14

Ye have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the LORD of hosts?

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