Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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,

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!

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 feared destruction from God, against whose highness I could have no power. 24 If I have made gold my hope or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence; 25 if I rejoiced because my wealth was being multiplied, and because my hand had gotten much;


Cross References

Genesis 31:1

And he heard the words of the sons of Laban, saying, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's, he has gotten all this glory.

Deuteronomy 8:12-14

lest peradventure when thou hast eaten and art full and hast built goodly houses and dwelt therein,

Psalm 49:6-7

Those that trust in their wealth and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;

Psalm 49:17

for in his death he shall carry nothing away; nor shall his glory descend after him.

Psalm 52:7

Behold, this is the man that did not make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in violence and become not vain in the taking of spoil; if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Proverbs 10:15

The rich man's wealth is his strong city; the weakness of the poor is their poverty.

Proverbs 11:28

He that trusts in his riches shall fall, but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

Proverbs 30:9

Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and blaspheme the name of my God.

Mark 10:24-25

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answered again and said unto them, Children, how hard is it for those that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Luke 12:15

And he said unto them, Take heed and beware of all covetousness; for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.

Colossians 3:5

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil lust, and covetousness, which is idolatry;

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is the root of all evil, which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

1 Timothy 6:17

Charge those that are rich in this world, that they not be highminded, not placing their hope in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

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