Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

he makes [it] ready, and [the] righteous will wear [it], and [the] innocent will divide [the] silver.

New American Standard Bible

He may prepare it, but the just will wear it
And the innocent will divide the silver.

King James Version

He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Holman Bible

he may heap it up, but the righteous will wear it,
and the innocent will divide up his silver.

International Standard Version

whatever he stores up, the righteous will wear, and the innocent will inherit that silver!

A Conservative Version

he may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

American Standard Version

He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, And the innocent shall divide the silver.

Amplified


He may prepare it, but the just will wear it
And the innocent will divide the silver.

Bible in Basic English

He may get them ready, but the upright will put them on, and he who is free from sin will take the silver for a heritage.

Darby Translation

He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on; and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall prepare, and the just shall put on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

King James 2000

He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Modern King James verseion

he may prepare, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

he may well prepare it: but the godly shall put it upon him, and the innocent shall deal out the money.

NET Bible

what he stores up a righteous man will wear, and an innocent man will inherit his silver.

New Heart English Bible

he may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

The Emphasized Bible

He may prepare, but, the righteous, shall put on, and, the silver, shall the innocent apportion.

Webster

He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

World English Bible

he may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Youngs Literal Translation

He prepareth -- and the righteous putteth it on, And the silver the innocent doth apportion.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
it, but the just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

shall put it on
לבשׁ לבשׁ 
Labash 
Usage: 111

and the innocent
נקיא נקי 
Naqiy 
Usage: 43

References

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues His Final Speech

16 If he heaps up silver like the dust and fashions clothing like the clay, 17 he makes [it] ready, and [the] righteous will wear [it], and [the] innocent will divide [the] silver. 18 "He builds his house like the moth, and like a booth [that] a watchman has made.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to the person who [is] good in his eyes, he gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and heaping up only to give [it] to [him who is] pleasing to him. This also [is] vanity and chasing wind!

Proverbs 13:22

He who is good will leave an inheritance to {his grandchildren}, and stored up for the righteous [is] the wealth of a sinner.

Proverbs 28:8

He who augments his wealth with interest and with usury gathers it for him who is kind to the poor.

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