Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For that would be a lustful crime; Moreover, it would be an iniquity punishable by judges.

King James Version

For this is an heinous crime; yea, it is an iniquity to be punished by the judges.

Holman Bible

For that would be a disgrace; it would be a crime deserving punishment.

International Standard Version

because something as lascivious as that is an iniquity that should be judged.

A Conservative Version

For that is a heinous crime, yea, it is an iniquity to be punished by the judges.

American Standard Version

For that were a heinous crime; Yea, it were an iniquity to be punished by the judges:

Amplified

For [adultery] is a heinous and chief crime, an iniquity [to demand action by] the judges and punishment.

Bible in Basic English

For that would be a crime; it would be an act for which punishment would be measured out by the judges:

Darby Translation

For this is an infamy; yea, it is an iniquity to be judged by the judges:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For this is lewdness and iniquity that is proven.

Julia Smith Translation

For this is crime, and this is iniquity for the judges.

King James 2000

For this is a heinous crime; yea, it is an iniquity to be punished by the judges.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for that [is] a shameful act, and that [is] {a criminal offense}.

Modern King James verseion

For that would be an evil purpose; yea, it would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For this is a wickedness and sin, that is worthy to be punished;

NET Bible

For I would have committed a shameful act, an iniquity to be judged.

New Heart English Bible

For that would be a heinous crime. Yes, it would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges:

The Emphasized Bible

Surely that had been a shameful thing! and that an iniquity for the judges!

Webster

For this is a hainous crime; yea, it is an iniquity to be punished by the judges.

World English Bible

For that would be a heinous crime. Yes, it would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges:

Youngs Literal Translation

For it is a wicked thing, and a judicial iniquity;

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זמּה זמּה 
Zimmah 
Usage: 29

yea, it is an iniquity
עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

10 May my wife grind for another, And let others kneel down over her. 11 "For that would be a lustful crime; Moreover, it would be an iniquity punishable by judges. 12 "For it would be fire that consumes to Abaddon, And would uproot all my increase.


Cross References

Leviticus 20:10

'If there is a man who commits adultery with another man's wife, one who commits adultery with his friend's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Job 31:28

That too would have been an iniquity calling for judgment, For I would have denied God above.

Genesis 38:24

Now it was about three months later that Judah was informed, "Your daughter-in-law Tamar has played the harlot, and behold, she is also with child by harlotry." Then Judah said, "Bring her out and let her be burned!"

Deuteronomy 22:22-24

"If a man is found lying with a married woman, then both of them shall die, the man who lay with the woman, and the woman; thus you shall purge the evil from Israel.

Genesis 20:9

Then Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, "What have you done to us? And how have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? You have done to me things that ought not to be done."

Genesis 26:10

Abimelech said, "What is this you have done to us? One of the people might easily have lain with your wife, and you would have brought guilt upon us."

Genesis 39:9

"There is no one greater in this house than I, and he has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife How then could I do this great evil and sin against God?"

Exodus 20:14

"You shall not commit adultery.

Proverbs 6:29-33

So is the one who goes in to his neighbor's wife; Whoever touches her will not go unpunished.

Ezekiel 16:38

"Thus I will judge you like women who commit adultery or shed blood are judged; and I will bring on you the blood of wrath and jealousy.

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