Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Who is the Almighty, that we should serve Him, And what would we gain if we entreat Him?'

King James Version

What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?

Holman Bible

Who is the Almighty, that we should serve Him, and what will we gain by pleading with Him?"

International Standard Version

Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him? Where's the profit in talking to him?'

A Conservative Version

What is the Almighty that we should serve him? And what profit should we have, if we pray to him?

American Standard Version

What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?

Amplified

Who is the Almighty, that we should serve Him? And what profit do we have if we pray to Him?

Bible in Basic English

What is the Ruler of all, that we may give him worship? and what profit is it to us to make prayer to him?

Darby Translation

What is the Almighty that we should serve him? and what are we profited if we pray unto him?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who is the Almighty that we should serve him? And what profit should we have if we pray unto him?

Julia Smith Translation

What the Almighty that we shall serve him? and what shall we be profited if we shall supplicate to him?

King James 2000

What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who [is] Shaddai that we should serve him, or what would we benefit when we plead with him?'

Modern King James verseion

what is the Almighty, that we should serve Him? And what profit should we have if we pray to Him?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What manner of fellow is the Almighty, that we should serve him? What profit should we have, to submit ourselves unto him?'

NET Bible

Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him? What would we gain if we were to pray to him?'

New Heart English Bible

What is Shaddai, that we should serve him? What profit should we have, if we pray to him?'

The Emphasized Bible

What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? Or what shall we profit, that we should urge him?

Webster

What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray to him?

World English Bible

What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? What profit should we have, if we pray to him?'

Youngs Literal Translation

What is the Mighty One that we serve Him? And what do we profit when we meet with Him?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
What is the Almighty
שׁדּי 
Shadday 
Usage: 48

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

יעל 
Ya`al 
Usage: 23

should we have, if we pray
פּגע 
Paga` 
Usage: 46

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

Job's Seventh Speech: A Response To Zophar

14 "They say to God, 'Depart from us! We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways. 15 'Who is the Almighty, that we should serve Him, And what would we gain if we entreat Him?' 16 "Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand; The counsel of the wicked is far from me.



Cross References

Job 34:9

"For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing When he is pleased with God.'

Exodus 5:2

But Pharaoh said, "Who is the LORD that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, and besides, I will not let Israel go."

Job 35:3

"For you say, 'What advantage will it be to You? What profit will I have, more than if I had sinned?'

Psalm 12:4

Who have said, "With our tongue we will prevail; Our lips are our own; who is lord over us?"

Proverbs 30:9

That I not be full and deny You and say, "Who is the LORD?" Or that I not be in want and steal, And profane the name of my God.

Isaiah 30:11

"Get out of the way, turn aside from the path, Let us hear no more about the Holy One of Israel."

Isaiah 45:19

"I have not spoken in secret, In some dark land; I did not say to the offspring of Jacob, 'Seek Me in a waste place'; I, the LORD, speak righteousness, Declaring things that are upright.

Hosea 13:6

As they had their pasture, they became satisfied, And being satisfied, their heart became proud; Therefore they forgot Me.

Malachi 1:13-14

"You also say, 'My, how tiresome it is!' And you disdainfully sniff at it," says the LORD of hosts, "and you bring what was taken by robbery and what is lame or sick; so you bring the offering! Should I receive that from your hand?" says the LORD.

Matthew 7:7

"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

John 16:24

"Until now you have asked for nothing in My name; ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be made full.

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