Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

he makes [it] ready, and [the] righteous will wear [it], and [the] innocent will 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 Though he heaps up silver like the dust, and prepares clothing like the clay, 17 he may prepare, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver. 18 He builds his house like a moth, and like a booth that a watchman makes.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For God gives wisdom, and knowledge, and joy to a man who is good in His sight. But to the sinner He gives labor, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him who is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance to his sons' sons, and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Proverbs 28:8

He who increases his wealth by interest and unjust gain, he shall gather it for him who will pity the poor.

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