Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"How then will you vainly comfort me, For your answers remain full of falsehood?"

King James Version

How then comfort ye me in vain, seeing in your answers there remaineth falsehood?

Holman Bible

So how can you offer me such futile comfort?
Your answers are deceptive.

International Standard Version

How then, can you console me so worthlessly? What is left of your answers is treachery."

A Conservative Version

How then ye comfort me in vain, seeing in your answers there remains falsehood?

American Standard Version

How then comfort ye me in vain, Seeing in your answers there remaineth only falsehood?

Amplified

How then can you comfort me with empty and futile words, since in your replies there lurks falsehood?

Bible in Basic English

Why then do you give me comfort with words in which there is no profit, when you see that there is nothing in your answers but deceit?

Darby Translation

How then comfort ye me in vain? Your answers remain perfidious.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

How then do ye comfort me in vain, given that your answers remain as falsehood?

Julia Smith Translation

And how will ye comfort me in vain, and your answers remained treachery?

King James 2000

How then do you comfort me in vain, seeing in your answers there remains falsehood?

Lexham Expanded Bible

So how will you comfort me [with] emptiness, when fraud is left [in] your answers?"

Modern King James verseion

How then do you comfort me in vain? Yea, in your answers remains transgression.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How vain, then, is the comfort that ye give me? Are not your answers clean contrary to right and truth?"

NET Bible

So how can you console me with your futile words? Nothing is left of your answers but deception!"

New Heart English Bible

So how can you comfort me with nonsense, seeing that in your answers there remains only falsehood?"

The Emphasized Bible

How then should ye comfort me with vanity, since, as for your replies, there lurketh, in them treachery?

Webster

How then comfort ye me in vain, seeing in your answers there remaineth falsehood?

World English Bible

So how can you comfort me with nonsense, because in your answers there remains only falsehood?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And how do ye comfort me with vanity, And in your answers hath been left trespass?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

ye me in vain
הבל הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 73

תּשׁבה תּשׁוּבה 
T@shuwbah 
Usage: 8

שׁאר 
Sha'ar 
Usage: 134

Context Readings

Job's Seventh Speech: A Response To Zophar

33 "The clods of the valley will gently cover him; Moreover, all men will follow after him, While countless ones go before him. 34 "How then will you vainly comfort me, For your answers remain full of falsehood?"



Cross References

Job 16:2

"I have heard many such things; Sorry comforters are you all.

Job 13:4

"But you smear with lies; You are all worthless physicians.

Job 32:3

And his anger burned against his three friends because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.

Job 42:7

It came about after the LORD had spoken these words to Job, that the LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, "My wrath is kindled against you and against your two friends, because you have not spoken of Me what is right as My servant Job has.

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