Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me,

King James Version

If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;

Holman Bible

If I have dismissed the case of my male or female servants when they made a complaint against me,

International Standard Version

"If I've refused to help my male and female servants when they complain against me,

A Conservative Version

If I have despised the case of my man-servant or of my maid-servant when they contended with me,

American Standard Version

If I have despised the cause of my man-servant or of my maid-servant, When they contended with me;

Amplified

If I have despised and rejected the cause of my manservant or my maidservant when they contended or brought a complaint against me,

Bible in Basic English

If I did wrong in the cause of my man-servant, or my woman-servant, when they went to law with me;

Darby Translation

If I have despised the cause of my bondman or of my bondmaid, when they contended with me,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If I had despised the right of my manslave or of my maidslave, when they contended with me;

Julia Smith Translation

If I shall despise the judgment of my servant and my maid in their contending with me;

King James 2000

If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"If I have rejected my male or female slave's case when their complaint [was] against me,

Modern King James verseion

If I despised the cause of my man servant or of my slave-girl, when they argued with me;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Did I ever think scorn to do right unto my servants and maidens, when they had any matter against me?

NET Bible

"If I have disregarded the right of my male servants or my female servants when they disputed with me,

New Heart English Bible

"If I have despised the cause of my male servant or of my female servant, when they contended with me;

The Emphasized Bible

If I refused the right of my servant, or my handmaid, when they contended with me,

Webster

If I despised the cause of my man-servant or of my maid-servant, when they contended with me;

World English Bible

"If I have despised the cause of my male servant or of my female servant, when they contended with me;

Youngs Literal Translation

If I despise the cause of my man-servant, And of my handmaid, In their contending with me,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If I did despise
מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

the cause
משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

of my manservant
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

or of my maidservant
אמה 
'amah 
Usage: 56

רב ריב 
Riyb 
Usage: 60

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

12 "For it would be fire that consumes to Abaddon, And would uproot all my increase. 13 "If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me, 14 What then could I do when God arises? And when He calls me to account, what will I answer Him?


Cross References

Exodus 21:20-21

"If a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod and he dies at his hand, he shall be punished.

Exodus 21:26-27

"If a man strikes the eye of his male or female slave, and destroys it, he shall let him go free on account of his eye.

Leviticus 25:43

'You shall not rule over him with severity, but are to revere your God.

Leviticus 25:46

'You may even bequeath them to your sons after you, to receive as a possession; you can use them as permanent slaves. But in respect to your countrymen, the sons of Israel, you shall not rule with severity over one another.

Deuteronomy 15:12-15

"If your kinsman, a Hebrew man or woman, is sold to you, then he shall serve you six years, but in the seventh year you shall set him free.

Deuteronomy 24:14-15

"You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he is one of your countrymen or one of your aliens who is in your land in your towns.

Jeremiah 34:14-17

"At the end of seven years each of you shall set free his Hebrew brother who has been sold to you and has served you six years, you shall send him out free from you; but your forefathers did not obey Me or incline their ear to Me.

Ephesians 6:9

And masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with Him.

Colossians 4:1

Masters, grant to your slaves justice and fairness, knowing that you too have a Master in heaven.



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