Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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;

Holman Bible

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

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 I'm terrified of what calamity God may have in store for me; and I cannot endure his grandeur." 24 "If I've put my confidence in gold, if I've told gold, "You're my security,' 25 if I've found joy in great wealth that I own, if I've earned a lot with my own hands,


Cross References

Genesis 31:1

Now Jacob used to listen while Laban's sons kept on complaining, "Jacob has taken over everything our father owns! He made himself wealthy from what belongs to our father!"

Deuteronomy 8:12-14

Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you have built beautiful houses and lived in them,

Psalm 49:6-7

those who put confidence in their wealth and boast about their great riches?

Psalm 49:17

When he dies, he will not be able to take it all with him his possessions will not follow him to the grave,

Psalm 52:7

"Look, here is a young man who refused to make God his strength; instead, he trusted in his great wealth and made his wickedness his strength.

Psalm 62:10

Don't trust in oppression or put false hope in stealing; if you become wealthy, do not set your heart on it.

Proverbs 10:15

The rich hide within the fortress that is their wealth, but the poor are dismayed due to their poverty.

Proverbs 11:28

The person who trusts in his wealth will fall, but the righteous will flourish like green leaves.

Proverbs 30:9

so that I don't become overfed and deny you by saying, "Who is the LORD?" or so that I don't become poor and steal, and then misuse the name of my God.

Mark 10:24-25

The disciples were startled by these words, but Jesus told them again, "Children, how hard it is for those who trust in their wealth to get into the kingdom of God!

Luke 12:15

Then he told them, "Be careful to guard yourselves against every kind of greed, because a person's life doesn't consist of the amount of possessions he has."

Colossians 3:5

So put to death your worldly impulses: sexual sin, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is idolatry).

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, in their eagerness to get rich, have wandered away from the faith and caused themselves a lot of pain.

1 Timothy 6:17

Tell those who are rich in this age not to be arrogant and not to place their confidence in anything as uncertain as riches. Instead, let them place their confidence in God, who lavishly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

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