Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And place your gold in the dust, And the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks,

King James Version

Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.

Holman Bible

and consign your gold to the dust, [the gold of] Ophir to the stones in the wadis,

International Standard Version

Bury your gold nuggets in the dust, and your source of gold among the stones in a streambed,

A Conservative Version

Then thou shall lay up gold as dust, and [the gold of] Ophir as the stones of the brooks.

American Standard Version

And lay thou thy treasure in the dust, And the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks;

Amplified

If you lay gold in the dust, and the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brook [considering them of little worth],

Bible in Basic English

And put your gold in the dust, even your gold of Ophir among the rocks of the valleys;

Darby Translation

And put the precious ore with the dust, and the gold of Ophir among the stones of the torrents,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

then thou shalt lay up gold as dust and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.

Julia Smith Translation

Place thou gold upon the dust, and the precious ore of the torrents of Ophir.

King James 2000

Then shall you lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and [if you] put gold ore in [the] dust, and [the] gold of Ophir in [the] rock of wadis,

Modern King James verseion

Then you shall lay up gold like dust, and among the rock of the torrents of Ophir.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall give thee a harvest, which in plenty and abundance shall exceed the dust of the earth, and the gold of Ophir like river stones.

NET Bible

and throw your gold in the dust -- your gold of Ophir among the rocks in the ravines --

New Heart English Bible

Lay your treasure in the dust, the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks.

The Emphasized Bible

Then lay up, in the dust, precious ore, and, among the stones of the torrent-beds, fine gold:

Webster

Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.

World English Bible

Lay your treasure in the dust, the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks.

Youngs Literal Translation

So as to set on the dust a defence, And on a rock of the valleys a covering.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then shalt thou lay up
שׁית 
Shiyth 
Usage: 83

בּצר 
Betser 
Usage: 2

as

Usage: 0

עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

and the gold of Ophir
אופר אפיר אופיר 
'Owphiyr 
Usage: 13

as the stones
צר צוּר 
Tsuwr 
Usage: 76

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Job 22:24

References

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Context Readings

Eliphaz's Third Speech

23 "If you return to the Almighty, you will be restored; If you remove unrighteousness far from your tent, 24 And place your gold in the dust, And the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks, 25 Then the Almighty will be your gold And choice silver to you.



Cross References

1 Kings 9:28

They went to Ophir and took four hundred and twenty talents of gold from there, and brought it to King Solomon.

Genesis 10:29

and Ophir and Havilah and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.

1 Kings 10:21

All King Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold. None was of silver; it was not considered valuable in the days of Solomon.

1 Kings 22:48

Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.

2 Chronicles 1:5

Now the bronze altar, which Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, had made, was there before the tabernacle of the LORD, and Solomon and the assembly sought it out.

2 Chronicles 9:10

The servants of Huram and the servants of Solomon who brought gold from Ophir, also brought algum trees and precious stones.

2 Chronicles 9:27

The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamore trees that are in the lowland.

Job 31:25

If I have gloated because my wealth was great, And because my hand had secured so much;

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters are among Your noble ladies; At Your right hand stands the queen in gold from Ophir.

Isaiah 13:12

I will make mortal man scarcer than pure gold And mankind than the gold of Ophir.

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