Parallel Verses

King James 2000

If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are 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 put my trust and confidence in gold,
Or have declared fine gold my hope and assurance,

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;

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 destruction from God was a terror to me, and by reason of his majesty I could not endure. 24 If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence; 25 If I rejoiced because my wealth was great, and because my hand had gotten much;


Cross References

Genesis 31:1

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

Deuteronomy 8:12-14

Lest when you have eaten and are full, and have built fine houses, and dwelt in them;

Psalm 49:6-7

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

Psalm 49:17

For when he dies he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.

Psalm 52:7

Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in oppression, and hope not vainly in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Proverbs 10:15

The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the ruin 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 you, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.

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 them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Luke 12:15

And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of 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 desire, 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 them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

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