Parallel Verses

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?"

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?

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
Did I fear
ערץ 
`arats 
Usage: 15

a great
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

or did the contempt
בּוּז 
Buwz 
Usage: 11

משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

me, that I kept silence
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 transgression like other people, to conceal iniquity within myself? 34 Have I feared large crowds? Has my family's contempt ever terrified me so that I remained silent and wouldn't go outside?" 35 "Who will grant me a hearing? Here's my signature let the Almighty answer! Since my adversary indicted me,


Cross References

Exodus 23:2

You are not to follow the majority in doing wrong, and you are not to testify in a lawsuit so as to follow the majority and pervert justice.

Exodus 32:27

He told them, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says, "Every man put his sword on his thigh, and go back and forth from gate to gate in the camp, and each of you kill his brother and friend and neighbor.'"

Numbers 25:14-15

Now the name of the Israeli man who was slain, along with the Midianite woman, was Salu's son Zimri, a leader from the tribe of Simeon.

Nehemiah 5:7

So after thinking it over carefully, I accused the officials and nobles openly, "Every one of you is charging your fellow countrymen interest!" So I opened a public investigation against them.

Nehemiah 13:4-8

Now prior to this, Eliashib the priest, who supervised the store rooms of the Temple of our God and who was related to Tobiah,

Nehemiah 13:28

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

Esther 4:11

"Every servant of the king and every person in the king's provinces knows that for any man or woman who goes to the king in the inner court without being summoned there is only one law that he be put to death unless the king holds out the golden scepter to him. Only then he will live. For these last 30 days I've not been summoned to come to the king."

Esther 4:14

Indeed, if you are silent at this time, relief and deliverance will come to the Jewish people from another place, but you and your father's family will perish. Who knows but that you were brought to the kingdom for a time like this?"

Job 22:8

The land belongs to the powerful, and the privileged thrive in it.

Job 34:19

Who isn't partial to princes? Who doesn't give preference to the nobles over the poor? Nevertheless, all of them are his handiwork.

Proverbs 24:11-12

Rescue those who are being led away to death, and save those who stumble toward slaughter.

Proverbs 29:25

Fearing any human being is a trap, but confiding in the LORD keeps anyone safe.

Jeremiah 38:4-5

Then the officials told the king, "Let this man be put to death because he's undermining the efforts of the soldiers who remain in this city and that of all the people by speaking words like these to them. Indeed, this man is not seeking the well-being of this people, but rather their harm."

Jeremiah 38:16

Then King Zedekiah, in secret, swore an oath to Jeremiah: "As surely as the LORD lives, who gave us this life to live, I won't have you put to death, nor will I hand you over to these men who are seeking to kill you."

Jeremiah 38:19

Then King Zedekiah told Jeremiah, "I'm afraid of the Judeans who have gone over to the Chaldeans. The Chaldeans may turn me over to them, and they may treat me harshly."

Amos 5:11-13

"Therefore, since you trample the poor continuously, taxing his grain, building houses of stone in which you won't live and planting fine vineyards from which you won't drink

Micah 7:3

And speaking of evil, they practice it eagerly with both hands! Both leader and judge demand a bribe, the famous confess their perverted desires, and they scheme together.

Matthew 27:20-26

But the high priests and elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to demand that Jesus be put to death.

2 Corinthians 5:16

So then, from now on we do not think of anyone from a human point of view. Even if we did think of the Messiah from a human point of view, we don't think of him that way anymore.

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