Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

If I placed my confidence in gold
or called fine gold my trust,

New American Standard Bible

"If I have put my confidence in gold, And called fine gold my trust,

King James Version

If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;

International Standard Version

"If I've put my confidence in gold, if I've told gold, "You're my security,'

A Conservative Version

If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, [Thou are] my confidence;

American Standard Version

If I have made gold my hope, And have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;

Amplified

If I have made gold my trust and hope or have said to fine gold, You are my confidence,

Bible in Basic English

If I made gold my hope, or if I ever said to the best gold, I have put my faith in you;

Darby Translation

If I have made gold my hope, or said to the fine gold, My confidence!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If I have made gold my hope or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;

Julia Smith Translation

If I set gold my hope, and said to gold, My trust;

King James 2000

If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"If I have made gold my trust, or I have called fine gold my security,

Modern King James verseion

If I have made gold my hope, or have called fine gold my trust;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Have I put my trust in gold? Or, have I said to the finest gold of all, 'Thou art my confidence?'

NET Bible

"If I have put my confidence in gold or said to pure gold, 'You are my security!'

New Heart English Bible

"If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, 'You are my confidence;'

The Emphasized Bible

If I made gold my stay, and, to precious metal, said, My confidence!

Webster

If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;

World English Bible

"If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, 'You are my confidence;'

Youngs Literal Translation

If I have made gold my confidence, And to the pure gold have said, 'My trust,'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If I have made
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

my hope
כּסל 
Kecel 
Usage: 13

to the fine gold
כּתם 
Kethem 
Usage: 9

References

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

23 For disaster from God terrifies me,
and because of His majesty I could not do these things.
24 If I placed my confidence in gold
or called fine gold my trust,
25 if I have rejoiced because my wealth is great
or because my own hand has acquired so much,


Cross References

Genesis 31:1

Now Jacob heard what Laban’s sons were saying: “Jacob has taken all that was our father’s and has built this wealth from what belonged to our father.”

Deuteronomy 8:12-14

When you eat and are full, and build beautiful houses to live in,

Psalm 49:6-7

They trust in their wealth
and boast of their abundant riches.

Psalm 49:17

For when he dies, he will take nothing at all;
his wealth will not follow him down.

Psalm 52:7

“Here is the man
who would not make God his refuge,
but trusted in the abundance of his riches,
taking refuge in his destructive behavior.”

Psalm 62:10

Place no trust in oppression,
or false hope in robbery.
If wealth increases,
pay no attention to it.

Proverbs 10:15

A rich man’s wealth is his fortified city;
the poverty of the poor is their destruction.

Proverbs 11:28

Anyone trusting in his riches will fall,
but the righteous will flourish like foliage.

Proverbs 30:9

Otherwise, I might have too much
and deny You, saying, “Who is the Lord?”
or I might have nothing and steal,
profaning the name of my God.

Mark 10:24-25

But the disciples were astonished at His words. Again Jesus said to them, “Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!

Luke 12:15

He then told them, “Watch out and be on guard against all greed because one’s life is not in the abundance of his possessions.”

Colossians 3:5

Therefore, put to death what belongs to your worldly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.

1 Timothy 6:17

Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.

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