Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

God prolongs the life of the strong by his power, but they get up in the morning without purpose in life.

New American Standard Bible

"But He drags off the valiant by His power; He rises, but no one has assurance of life.

King James Version

He draweth also the mighty with his power: he riseth up, and no man is sure of life.

Holman Bible

Yet God drags away the mighty by His power;
when He rises up, they have no assurance of life.

A Conservative Version

Yet [God] preserves the mighty by his power. He rises up who has no assurance of life.

American Standard Version

Yet God preserveth the mighty by his power: He riseth up that hath no assurance of life.

Amplified

Yet [God] prolongs the life of the [wicked] mighty by His power; they rise up when they had despaired of life.

Bible in Basic English

But God by his power gives long life to the strong; he gets up again, though he has no hope of life.

Darby Translation

He draweth also the mighty with his power; he riseth up, and no man is sure of life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He furthered the violent with his power; he did not lend to anyone in his life.

Julia Smith Translation

And he drew the mighty in his power: he will rise up and none shall be sure in living.

King James 2000

He draws also the mighty with his power: he rises up, but no man is sure of life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yet he carries off [the] tyrants by his strength; [if] he rises up, then he cannot be certain of life.

Modern King James verseion

He also draws the mighty with his power; he rises up, and no one is sure of life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They pluck down the mighty with their power, and when they themselves are gotten up, they are never without fear, as long as they live.

NET Bible

But God drags off the mighty by his power; when God rises up against him, he has no faith in his life.

New Heart English Bible

Yet God preserves the mighty by his power. He rises up who has no assurance of life.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea he draggeth along the mighty by his strength, He riseth up, and none hath assurance of life;

Webster

He draweth also the mighty with his power: he riseth up, and no man is sure of life.

World English Bible

Yet God preserves the mighty by his power. He rises up who has no assurance of life.

Youngs Literal Translation

And hath drawn the mighty by his power, He riseth, and none believeth in life.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He draweth
משׁך 
Mashak 
Usage: 36

also the mighty
H47
אבּיר 
'abbiyr 
Usage: 17

with his power
כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

he riseth up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

and no man is sure
אמן 
'aman 
Usage: 108

Verse Info

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

21 "They prey on the barren woman, and do no favors for widows. 22 God prolongs the life of the strong by his power, but they get up in the morning without purpose in life. 23 He gives them security and financial support, but he watches everything they do.


Cross References

Esther 3:8-10

Then Haman told King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered and divided among the people throughout the provinces of your kingdom. Their laws are different than all the other people, they don't obey the king's laws, and it's not in the king's best interest to leave them alone.

Daniel 6:4-9

Because of this, the administrators and regional authorities tried to bring allegations of dereliction of duty in government affairs against Daniel, but they were unable to find any charges of corruption. Daniel was trustworthy, and no evidence of negligence or corruption could be found against him.

John 19:12-16

From then on, Pilate tried to release him, but the Jewish leaders kept shouting, "If you release this fellow, you're not a friend of Caesar! Anyone who claims to be a king is defying Caesar!"

Revelation 16:13-14

Then I saw three disgusting spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.

Revelation 17:2

The kings of the earth committed sexual immorality with her, and those living on earth became drunk with the wine of her immorality."

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