Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

That too would have been an iniquity calling for judgment, For I would have denied God above.

King James Version

This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the God that is above.

Holman Bible

this would also be a crime deserving punishment, for I would have denied God above.

International Standard Version

this is also a sin that deserves to be judged, since I would have tried to deceive God above."

A Conservative Version

(this also is an iniquity to be punished by the judges, for I would have denied the God that is above);

American Standard Version

This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judges; For I should have denied the God that is above.

Amplified

This also would have been [a heinous and principal] iniquity to demand the judges' action and punishment, for I would have denied and been false to the God Who is above.

Bible in Basic English

That would have been another sin to be rewarded with punishment by the judges; for I would have been false to God on high.

Darby Translation

This also would be an iniquity for the judge, for I should have denied the God who is above.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

this would also be a proven iniquity; for I should have denied the God that is sovereign.

Julia Smith Translation

Also this an iniquity for the judges: for I lied to God from above.

King James 2000

This also would be an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the God that is above.

Lexham Expanded Bible

this also [is] an iniquity [to be] judged, for I have deceived God above.

Modern King James verseion

this also would be an iniquity for the judges; for I would have denied the God above.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That were a wickedness worth to be punished, for then should I have denied the God that is above.

NET Bible

then this also would be iniquity to be judged, for I would have been false to God above.

New Heart English Bible

this also would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges; for I should have denied the God who is above.

The Emphasized Bible

That too, had been a judicial iniquity, For I should have been false to GOD, above.

Webster

This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the God that is above.

World English Bible

this also would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges; for I should have denied the God who is above.

Youngs Literal Translation

It also is a judicial iniquity, For I had lied to God above.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

to be punished by the judge
פּלילי 
P@liyliy 
Usage: 1

the God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

References

Fausets

Job

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Job

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

27 And my heart became secretly enticed, And my hand threw a kiss from my mouth, 28 That too would have been an iniquity calling for judgment, For I would have denied God above. 29 "Have I rejoiced at the extinction of my enemy, Or exulted when evil befell him?


Cross References

Deuteronomy 17:2-7

"If there is found in your midst, in any of your towns, which the LORD your God is giving you, a man or a woman who does what is evil in the sight of the LORD your God, by transgressing His covenant,

Job 31:11

"For that would be a lustful crime; Moreover, it would be an iniquity punishable by judges.

Joshua 24:27

Joshua said to all the people, "Behold, this stone shall be for a witness against us, for it has heard all the words of the LORD which He spoke to us; thus it shall be for a witness against you, so that you do not deny your God."

Genesis 18:25

"Far be it from You to do such a thing, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike. Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth deal justly?"

Deuteronomy 17:9

"So you shall come to the Levitical priest or the judge who is in office in those days, and you shall inquire of them and they will declare to you the verdict in the case.

Joshua 24:23

"Now therefore, put away the foreign gods which are in your midst, and incline your hearts to the LORD, the God of Israel."

Judges 11:27

'I therefore have not sinned against you, but you are doing me wrong by making war against me; may the LORD, the Judge, judge today between the sons of Israel and the sons of Ammon.'"

Job 9:15

"For though I were right, I could not answer; I would have to implore the mercy of my judge.

Job 23:7

"There the upright would reason with Him; And I would be delivered forever from my Judge.

Psalm 50:6

And the heavens declare His righteousness, For God Himself is judge. Selah.

Proverbs 30:9

That I not be full and deny You and say, "Who is the LORD?" Or that I not be in want and steal, And profane the name of my God.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.

Hebrews 12:23

to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,

2 Peter 2:1

But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.

1 John 2:23

Whoever denies the Son does not have the Father; the one who confesses the Son has the Father also.

Jude 1:4

For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

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