Parallel Verses

Amplified

If I beheld [as an object of worship] the sunlight when it shone or the moon walking in its brightness,

New American Standard Bible

If I have looked at the sun when it shone Or the moon going in splendor,

King James Version

If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness;

Holman Bible

if I have gazed at the sun when it was shining
or at the moon moving in splendor,

International Standard Version

if I look at the sun when it shines or the moon as it rises in steady splendor,

A Conservative Version

if I have beheld the sun when it shone, or the moon walking in brightness,

American Standard Version

If I have beheld the sun when it shined, Or the moon walking in brightness,

Bible in Basic English

If, when I saw the sun shining, and the moon moving on its bright way,

Darby Translation

If I beheld the sun when it shone, or the moon walking in brightness,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

if I beheld the sun when it shone or the moon walking in beauty;

Julia Smith Translation

If I shall see the light when it shall shine, and the moon going in splendor;

King James 2000

If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon moving in brightness;

Lexham Expanded Bible

if I looked at [the] sun when it shone or [at the] moon moving [in] splendor,

Modern King James verseion

if I looked to the light when it shone, or the moon walking in brightness,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Did I ever greatly regard the rising of the sun? Or, had I the going down of the moon in great reputation?

NET Bible

if I looked at the sun when it was shining, and the moon advancing as a precious thing,

New Heart English Bible

if I have seen the sun when it shined, or the moon moving in splendor,

The Emphasized Bible

If I looked at the sun, when it flashed forth light, or at the moon, majestically marching along;

Webster

If I have beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness;

World English Bible

if I have seen the sun when it shined, or the moon moving in splendor,

Youngs Literal Translation

If I see the light when it shineth, And the precious moon walking,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If I beheld
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the sun
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

or the moon
ירח 
Yareach 
Usage: 26

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

References

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

25 If I rejoiced because my wealth was great and because my [powerful] hand [alone] had gotten much, 26 If I beheld [as an object of worship] the sunlight when it shone or the moon walking in its brightness, 27 And my heart has been secretly enticed by them or my mouth has kissed my hand [in homage to them],


Cross References

Ezekiel 8:16

And He brought me to the inner court of the Lord's house; and behold, at the door of the temple of the Lord, between the porch and the bronze altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs to the temple of the Lord and their faces toward the east, and they were bowing themselves toward the east and worshiping the sun.

Deuteronomy 4:19

And beware lest you lift up your eyes to the heavens, and when you see the sun, moon, and stars, even all the host of the heavens, you be drawn away and worship them and serve them, things which the Lord your God has allotted to all nations under the whole heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3

Who has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun or moon or any of the host of the heavens, which I have forbidden,

2 Kings 23:5

He put away the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in Judah's cities and round about Jerusalem -- "also those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations [or twelve signs of the zodiac], and to all the hosts of the heavens.

2 Kings 23:11

And he removed the horses that the kings of Judah had devoted to the sun from the entrance of the house of the Lord, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the chamberlain, which was in the area, and he burned the chariots of the sun with fire.

Jeremiah 44:17

But we will certainly perform every word of the vows we have made: to burn incense to the queen of heaven and to pour out drink offerings to her as we have done -- "we and our fathers, our kings and our princes -- "in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem; for then we had plenty of food and were well off and prosperous and saw no evil.

Genesis 1:16-18

And God made the two great lights -- "the greater light (the sun) to rule the day and the lesser light (the moon) to rule the night. He also made the stars.

Deuteronomy 11:16

Take heed to yourselves, lest your [minds and] hearts be deceived and you turn aside and serve other gods and worship them,

Psalm 8:3-4

When I view and consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained and established,

Jeremiah 8:2

And they will [carelessly] scatter [the corpses] before the sun and the moon and all the host of heaven, which [the dead] have loved and which they have served and after which they have walked and which they have sought, inquired of, and required and which they have worshiped. They shall not be gathered, or be buried; they shall be like dung upon the face of the earth.

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