Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Because I feared the great multitude, And the contempt of families terrified me, And kept silent and did not go out of doors?

King James Version

Did I fear a great multitude, or did the contempt of families terrify me, that I kept silence, and went not out of the door?

Holman Bible

because I greatly feared the crowds, and the contempt of the clans terrified me, so I grew silent and would not go outside?

International Standard Version

Have I feared large crowds? Has my family's contempt ever terrified me so that I remained silent and wouldn't go outside?"

A Conservative Version

because I feared the great multitude, and the contempt of families terrified me so that I kept silence, and did not go out of the door--

American Standard Version

Because I feared the great multitude, And the contempt of families terrified me, So that I kept silence, and went not out of the door-

Amplified

Because I feared the great multitude and the contempt of families terrified me so that I kept silence and did not go out of the door -- "

Bible in Basic English

For fear of the great body of people, or for fear that families might make sport of me, so that I kept quiet, and did not go out of my door;

Darby Translation

Because I feared the great multitude, and the contempt of families terrified me, so that I kept silence, and went not out of the door, ...

Jubilee 2000 Bible

if I feared a great multitude or did the contempt of families terrify me, that I kept silence, and did not go out of the door?

Julia Smith Translation

, If I, shall fear a great multitude, and the contempt of families terrify me, and I will be silent and not go out of my door.

King James 2000

Did I fear a great multitude, or did the contempt of families terrify me, that I kept silence, and went not out of the door?

Lexham Expanded Bible

because I dreaded [the] great multitude, and [the] contempt of clans terrified me, so that I kept quiet, I did not go out of [the] doorway?

Modern King James verseion

then let me tremble before a great multitude, and be terrified by the scorn of families; and I will be silent and not go out the door.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if I had feared any great multitude of people, or if I had been despised of the simple; Oh then should I have been afraid. Thus have I quietly spent my life, and not gone out at the door.

NET Bible

because I was terrified of the great multitude, and the contempt of families terrified me, so that I remained silent and would not go outdoors --

New Heart English Bible

because I feared the great multitude, and the contempt of families terrified me, so that I kept silence, and did not go out of the door?

The Emphasized Bible

Then let me be made to tremble at a great throng, yea let, the contempt of families, terrify me, so that, keeping silence, I shall not go out of the door!

Webster

Did I fear a great multitude, or did the contempt of families terrify me, that I kept silence, and went not out of the door?

World English Bible

because I feared the great multitude, and the contempt of families terrified me, so that I kept silence, and didn't go out of the door --

Youngs Literal Translation

Because I fear a great multitude, And the contempt of families doth affright me, Then I am silent, I go not out of the opening.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ערץ 
`arats 
Usage: 15

רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

or did the contempt
בּוּז 
Buwz 
Usage: 11

משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

דּמם 
Damam 
Usage: 30

and went not out
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

33 "Have I covered my transgressions like Adam, By hiding my iniquity in my bosom, 34 Because I feared the great multitude, And the contempt of families terrified me, And kept silent and did not go out of doors? 35 "Oh that I had one to hear me! Behold, here is my signature; Let the Almighty answer me! And the indictment which my adversary has written,


Cross References

Exodus 23:2

"You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;

Exodus 32:27

He said to them, "Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'Every man of you put his sword upon his thigh, and go back and forth from gate to gate in the camp, and kill every man his brother, and every man his friend, and every man his neighbor.'"

Numbers 25:14-15

Now the name of the slain man of Israel who was slain with the Midianite woman, was Zimri the son of Salu, a leader of a father's household among the Simeonites.

Nehemiah 5:7

I consulted with myself and contended with the nobles and the rulers and said to them, "You are exacting usury, each from his brother!" Therefore, I held a great assembly against them.

Nehemiah 13:4-8

Now prior to this, Eliashib the priest, who was appointed over the chambers of the house of our God, being related to Tobiah,

Nehemiah 13:28

Even one of the sons of Joiada, the son of Eliashib the high priest, was a son-in-law of Sanballat the Horonite, so I drove him away from me.

Esther 4:11

"All the king's servants and the people of the king's provinces know that for any man or woman who comes to the king to the inner court who is not summoned, he has but one law, that he be put to death, unless the king holds out to him the golden scepter so that he may live. And I have not been summoned to come to the king for these thirty days."

Esther 4:14

"For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place and you and your father's house will perish. And who knows whether you have not attained royalty for such a time as this?"

Job 22:8

"But the earth belongs to the mighty man, And the honorable man dwells in it.

Job 34:19

Who shows no partiality to princes Nor regards the rich above the poor, For they all are the work of His hands?

Proverbs 24:11-12

Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.

Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the LORD will be exalted.

Jeremiah 38:4-5

Then the officials said to the king, "Now let this man be put to death, inasmuch as he is discouraging the men of war who are left in this city and all the people, by speaking such words to them; for this man is not seeking the well-being of this people but rather their harm."

Jeremiah 38:16

But King Zedekiah swore to Jeremiah in secret saying, "As the LORD lives, who made this life for us, surely I will not put you to death nor will I give you over to the hand of these men who are seeking your life."

Jeremiah 38:19

Then King Zedekiah said to Jeremiah, "I dread the Jews who have gone over to the Chaldeans, for they may give me over into their hand and they will abuse me."

Amos 5:11-13

Therefore because you impose heavy rent on the poor And exact a tribute of grain from them, Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone, Yet you will not live in them; You have planted pleasant vineyards, yet you will not drink their wine.

Micah 7:3

Concerning evil, both hands do it well The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe, And a great man speaks the desire of his soul; So they weave it together.

Matthew 27:20-26

But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to put Jesus to death.

2 Corinthians 5:16

Therefore from now on we recognize no one according to the flesh; even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him in this way no longer.



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