Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If even the moon has no brightness And the stars are not pure in His sight,

King James Version

Behold even to the moon, and it shineth not; yea, the stars are not pure in his sight.

Holman Bible

If even the moon does not shine and the stars are not pure in His sight,

International Standard Version

Behold, even the moon isn't bright, and the stars aren't pure in his eyes.

A Conservative Version

Behold, even the moon has no brightness. And the stars are not pure in his sight.

American Standard Version

Behold, even the moon hath no brightness, And the stars are not pure in his sight:

Amplified

Behold, even the moon has no brightness [compared to God's glory] and the stars are not pure in His sight -- "

Bible in Basic English

See, even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not clean in his eyes:

Darby Translation

Lo, even the moon is not bright; and the stars are not pure in his sight:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, even the moon shall not shine, neither are the stars pure in his sight.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold even to the moon, and it shall not shine; and the stars were not clean in his eyes.

King James 2000

Behold even to the moon, and it shines not; yea, the stars are not pure in his sight.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, even [the] moon {is not bright}, and [the] stars are not pure in his sight.

Modern King James verseion

Look even to the moon, and it shines not; yea, the stars are not pure in His sight;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, the Moon shineth nothing in comparison to him, and the stars are unclean in his sight.

NET Bible

If even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not pure as far as he is concerned,

New Heart English Bible

Behold, even the moon has no brightness, and the stars are not pure in his sight;

The Emphasized Bible

Look as far as the moon, and it is not clear, and, the stars, are not bright in his eyes!

Webster

Behold even to the moon, and it shineth not; and the stars are not pure in his sight.

World English Bible

Behold, even the moon has no brightness, and the stars are not pure in his sight;

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo -- unto the moon, and it shineth not, And stars have not been pure in His eyes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Behold even to the moon
ירח 
Yareach 
Usage: 26

and it shineth
אהל 
'ahal 
Usage: 1

not yea, the stars
כּוכב 
Kowkab 
Usage: 37

are not pure
זכך 
Zakak 
be clean , pure , purer
Usage: 4

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Bildad's Third Speech

4 "How then can a man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of woman? 5 "If even the moon has no brightness And the stars are not pure in His sight, 6 How much less man, that maggot, And the son of man, that worm!"


Cross References

Job 15:15

"Behold, He puts no trust in His holy ones, And the heavens are not pure in His sight;

Job 31:26

If I have looked at the sun when it shone Or the moon going in splendor,

Isaiah 24:23

Then the moon will be abashed and the sun ashamed, For the LORD of hosts will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, And His glory will be before His elders.

Isaiah 60:19-20

"No longer will you have the sun for light by day, Nor for brightness will the moon give you light; But you will have the LORD for an everlasting light, And your God for your glory.

2 Corinthians 3:10

For indeed what had glory, in this case has no glory because of the glory that surpasses it.

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