Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I have made a covenant with my eyes; How then could I gaze at a virgin?

King James Version

I made a covenant with mine eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?

Holman Bible

I have made a covenant with my eyes. How then could I look at a young woman?

International Standard Version

"I made a covenant with my eyes; how, then, can I focus my attention on a virgin?

A Conservative Version

I made a covenant with my eyes. How then should I look upon a virgin?

American Standard Version

I made a covenant with mine eyes; How then should I look upon a virgin?

Amplified

I dictated a covenant (an agreement) to my eyes; how then could I look [lustfully] upon a girl?

Bible in Basic English

I made an agreement with my eyes; how then might my eyes be looking on a virgin?

Darby Translation

I made a covenant with mine eyes; and how should I fix my regard upon a maid?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I look upon a maid?

Julia Smith Translation

I cut out a covenant for mine eyes; and why shall I show myself attentive to a virgin?

King James 2000

I made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I think upon a maiden?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"I made a covenant with my eyes, so how could I look closely upon a virgin?

Modern King James verseion

I made a covenant with my eyes; how then could I look upon a virgin?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I made a covenant with mine eyes, that I would not look upon a damsel.

NET Bible

"I made a covenant with my eyes; how then could I entertain thoughts against a virgin?

New Heart English Bible

"I made a covenant with my eyes, how then should I look lustfully at a young woman?

New simplified Bible

I made a covenant with my eyes not to look lustfully at a young woman.

The Emphasized Bible

A covenant, I solemnised for mine eyes, - How then could I gaze upon a virgin?

Webster

I Made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?

World English Bible

"I made a covenant with my eyes, how then should I look lustfully at a young woman?

Youngs Literal Translation

A covenant I made for mine eyes, And what -- do I attend to a virgin?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I made
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

with mine eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

בּין 
Biyn 
Usage: 169

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

1 "I have made a covenant with my eyes; How then could I gaze at a virgin? 2 "And what is the portion of God from above Or the heritage of the Almighty from on high?


Cross References

1 John 2:16

For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.

2 Samuel 11:2-4

Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king's house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.

Psalm 119:37

Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me in Your ways.

Proverbs 4:25

Let your eyes look directly ahead And let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you.

Proverbs 6:25

Do not desire her beauty in your heart, Nor let her capture you with her eyelids.

Matthew 5:28-29

but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

James 1:14-15

But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.

Genesis 6:2

that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose.

Proverbs 23:31-33

Do not look on the wine when it is red, When it sparkles in the cup, When it goes down smoothly;

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