Parallel Verses

King James Version

Will he reprove thee for fear of thee? will he enter with thee into judgment?

New American Standard Bible

"Is it because of your reverence that He reproves you, That He enters into judgment against you?

Holman Bible

Does He correct you and take you to court because of your piety?

International Standard Version

Will he acquit you just because you fear him, and render a verdict on your behalf?

A Conservative Version

Is it for thy fear [of him] that he reproves thee, that he enters with thee into judgment?

American Standard Version

Is it for thy fear of him that he reproveth thee, That he entereth with thee into judgment?


Is it for your [reverential] fear of Him that He [thus] reproves you, that He enters with you into judgment?

Bible in Basic English

Is it because you give him honour that he is sending punishment on you and is judging you?

Darby Translation

Will he reason with thee for fear of thee? Will he enter with thee into judgment?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Will he reprove thee or will he enter with thee into judgment because he fears thee?

Julia Smith Translation

Will he reprove thee from thy fear? Will he go with thee into judgment?

King James 2000

Will he reprove you for fear of you? will he enter with you into judgment?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Does he reprove you because of your reverence [or] enter into judgment with you?

Modern King James verseion

Will He reprove you because of your reverence, or enter into judgment with you?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Is he afraid to reprove thee, and to step forth with thee into judgment?

NET Bible

Is it because of your piety that he rebukes you and goes to judgment with you?

New Heart English Bible

Is it for your piety that he reproves you, that he enters with you into judgment?

The Emphasized Bible

Is it, for thy reverence, that he will accuse thee? will enter with thee into judgment?


Will he reprove thee for fear of thee? will he enter with thee into judgment?

World English Bible

Is it for your piety that he reproves you, that he enters with you into judgment?

Youngs Literal Translation

Because of thy reverence Doth He reason with thee? He entereth with thee into judgment:


Root Form
Usage: 59

Usage: 45

of thee will he enter

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Third Speech

3 Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or is it gain to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect? 4 Will he reprove thee for fear of thee? will he enter with thee into judgment? 5 Is not thy wickedness great? and thine iniquities infinite?

Cross References

Job 14:3

And dost thou open thine eyes upon such an one, and bringest me into judgment with thee?

Psalm 143:2

And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.

Job 7:12

Am I a sea, or a whale, that thou settest a watch over me?

Job 9:19

If I speak of strength, lo, he is strong: and if of judgment, who shall set me a time to plead?

Job 9:32

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment.

Job 16:21

O that one might plead for a man with God, as a man pleadeth for his neighbour!

Job 19:29

Be ye afraid of the sword: for wrath bringeth the punishments of the sword, that ye may know there is a judgment.

Job 23:6-7

Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.

Job 34:23

For he will not lay upon man more than right; that he should enter into judgment with God.

Psalm 39:11

When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.

Psalm 76:6

At thy rebuke, O God of Jacob, both the chariot and horse are cast into a dead sleep.

Psalm 80:16

It is burned with fire, it is cut down: they perish at the rebuke of thy countenance.

Psalm 130:3-4

If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?

Ecclesiastes 12:14

For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.

Isaiah 3:14-15

The LORD will enter into judgment with the ancients of his people, and the princes thereof: for ye have eaten up the vineyard; the spoil of the poor is in your houses.

Revelation 3:19

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

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