Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Surely I would carry it on my shoulder, I would bind it to myself like a crown.

King James Version

Surely I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me.

Holman Bible

I would surely carry it on my shoulder
and wear it like a crown.

International Standard Version

I'll wear it on my shoulder, or tie it on my head for a crown!

A Conservative Version

Surely I would carry it upon my shoulder. I would bind it to me as a crown.

American Standard Version

Surely I would carry it upon my shoulder; I would bind it unto me as a crown:

Amplified

Surely I would [proudly] bear it on my shoulder and wind the scroll about my head as a diadem.

Bible in Basic English

Truly I would take up the book in my hands; it would be to me as a crown;

Darby Translation

Would I not take it upon my shoulder? I would bind it on to me as a crown;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Surely I would take it upon my shoulder and bind it as a crown to me.

Julia Smith Translation

If not, I shall lift it up upon my shoulder, I will bind it a crown to me

King James 2000

Surely I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I would {surely} carry it on my shoulder; I would bind it on me [like] a crown.

Modern King James verseion

Surely I would carry it on my shoulder, and bind it like crowns to me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then shall I take it upon my shoulder, and as a garland about my head.

NET Bible

Surely I would wear it proudly on my shoulder, I would bind it on me like a crown;

New Heart English Bible

Surely I would carry it on my shoulder; and I would bind it to me as a crown.

The Emphasized Bible

Oh! would I not, upon my shoulder, lift it, or bind it as a crown upon me;

Webster

Surely I would take it upon my shoulder, and bind it as a crown to me.

World English Bible

Surely I would carry it on my shoulder; and I would bind it to me as a crown.

Youngs Literal Translation

If not -- on my shoulder I take it up, I bind it a crown on myself.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

it upon my shoulder
שׁכם 
Sh@kem 
Usage: 22

and bind
ענד 
`anad 
Usage: 2

it as a crown
עטרה 
`atarah 
Usage: 23

Verse Info

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

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, 36 Surely I would carry it on my shoulder, I would bind it to myself like a crown. 37 "I would declare to Him the number of my steps; Like a prince I would approach Him.


Cross References

Isaiah 22:22

"Then I will set the key of the house of David on his shoulder, When he opens no one will shut, When he shuts no one will open.

Exodus 28:12

"You shall put the two stones on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, as stones of memorial for the sons of Israel, and Aaron shall bear their names before the LORD on his two shoulders for a memorial.

Job 29:14

"I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; My justice was like a robe and a turban.

Isaiah 62:3

You will also be a crown of beauty in the hand of the LORD, And a royal diadem in the hand of your God.

Philippians 4:1

Therefore, my beloved brethren whom I long to see, my joy and crown, in this way stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.

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