Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“May my enemy be as the wicked
And my opponent as the unjust.

King James Version

Let mine enemy be as the wicked, and he that riseth up against me as the unrighteous.

Holman Bible

May my enemy be like the wicked
and my opponent like the unjust.

International Standard Version

"May my enemy be like the wicked; my adversary like the unjust.

A Conservative Version

Let my enemy be as the wicked, and let him who rises up against me be as the unrighteous.

American Standard Version

Let mine enemy be as the wicked, And let him that riseth up against me be as the unrighteous.

Amplified


“May my enemy be as the wicked,
And he who rises up against me be as the unrighteous (unjust).

Bible in Basic English

Let my hater be like the evil man, and let him who comes against me be as the sinner.

Darby Translation

Let mine enemy be as the wicked, and he that riseth up against me as the unrighteous.

Julia Smith Translation

Mine enemy shall be as the unjust one, and he rising up against me, as the evil one.

King James 2000

Let my enemy be as the wicked, and he that rises up against me as the unrighteous.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Let my enemy be like [the] wicked and my opponent like [the] unrighteous,

Modern King James verseion

Let my enemy be like the wicked, and he who rises up against me as the perverse.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Therefore mine enemy shall be found as the ungodly; and he that taketh part against me, as the unrighteous.

NET Bible

"May my enemy be like the wicked, my adversary like the unrighteous.

New Heart English Bible

"Let my enemy be as the wicked. Let him who rises up against me be as the unrighteous.

The Emphasized Bible

Let mine enemy be a veritably lawless one! And, he that lifteth himself up against me, one veritably perverse!

Webster

Let my enemy be as the wicked, and he that riseth up against me as the unrighteous.

World English Bible

"Let my enemy be as the wicked. Let him who rises up against me be as the unrighteous.

Youngs Literal Translation

As the wicked is my enemy, And my withstander as the perverse.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

be as the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

and he that riseth up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

References

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues His Final Speech

6 I hold fast to my righteousness and will not let it go; my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live. 7 “May my enemy be as the wicked
And my opponent as the unjust.
8 For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has stolen much, when God takes away his soul?


Cross References

1 Samuel 25:26

Now, therefore, my lord, as the LORD lives and as thy soul lives, seeing the LORD has withheld thee from coming to shed blood and from avenging thyself with thy own hand, now let thy enemies and those that seek evil to my lord be as Nabal.

2 Samuel 18:32

And the king said unto Cushi, Is the young man Absalom at peace? And Cushi answered, Let the enemies of my lord the king and all that rise against thee for evil, be as that young man.

Daniel 4:19

Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was silent for almost one hour, and his thoughts troubled him. Then the king spoke and said, Belteshazzar, do not let the dream or its interpretation trouble thee. Belteshazzar answered and said, My lord, let the dream be to thine enemies, and its interpretation to those that wish thee evil.

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