Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Behold, all of you have seen it;
Why then do you act foolishly?

King James Version

Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; why then are ye thus altogether vain?

Holman Bible

All of you have seen this for yourselves,
why do you keep up this empty talk?

International Standard Version

Look! All of you have been watching, so why have you become so completely worthless?

A Conservative Version

Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it. Why then have ye become altogether vain?

American Standard Version

Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; Why then are ye become altogether vain?

Amplified


“Behold, all of you have seen it;
Why then do you act vainly and foolishly [cherishing worthless concepts]?

Bible in Basic English

Truly, you have all seen it yourselves; why then have you become completely foolish?

Darby Translation

Behold, ye yourselves have all seen it; and why are ye thus altogether vain?

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, all ye yourselves saw; and wherefore this, will ye breathe out vanity?

King James 2000

Behold, all you yourselves have seen it; why then are you thus altogether vain?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, you all have seen, and {why in the world} {have you become altogether vain}?

Modern King James verseion

Behold, all you have seen it yourselves; why then do you become completely vain?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, ye stand in your own conceit, as though ye knew all things. Wherefore then do ye go about with such vain words,

NET Bible

If you yourselves have all seen this, Why in the world do you continue this meaningless talk?

New Heart English Bible

Behold, all of you have seen it yourselves; why then have you become altogether vain?

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! ye, have, all of you, seen, Wherefore, then, is it, that ye are utterly without purpose?

Webster

Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; why then are ye thus altogether vain?

World English Bible

Behold, all of you have seen it yourselves; why then have you become altogether vain?

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, ye -- all of you -- have seen, And why is this -- ye are altogether vain?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חזה 
Chazah 
Usage: 54

הבל הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 73

References

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues His Final Speech

11 I will teach you what there is in the hand of God; I will not conceal that which is regarding the Almighty. 12 “Behold, all of you have seen it;
Why then do you act foolishly?
13 This is the portion of a wicked man with God and the heritage of the violent, which they shall receive of the Almighty.



Cross References

Job 6:25-29

How forcible are the words of rectitude! But what does your argument reprove?

Job 13:4-9

That ye are certainly forgers of lies; ye are all physicians of no value.

Job 16:3

Shall vain words have an end? Or what is it that emboldens thee to answer?

Job 17:2

Now there are only mockers with me, upon whose bitterness my eye continues to gaze.

Job 19:2-3

How long will ye anguish my soul and break me in pieces with words?

Job 21:3

Suffer me that I may speak; and after I have spoken, mock on.

Job 21:28-30

For ye say, What is of the house of the prince, and what of the tent of the habitation of the wicked?

Job 26:2-4

How hast thou helped the one who has no power? Hast thou saved with thy arm the one who has no strength?

Ecclesiastes 8:14

There is another vanity which is done upon the earth: that there are just men, who are recompensed as if they had done according to the work of the wicked; again, there are wicked men, who are recompensed as if they had done according to the work of the righteous; I say that this also is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 9:1-3

Certainly I applied my heart unto all of this that I might declare all of this: that the righteous and the wise and their works are in the hand of God; no man knows either love or hatred by all that passes before them.

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