Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 "Who will grant me a hearing? Here's my signature let the Almighty answer! Since my adversary indicted me, 36 I'll wear it on my shoulder, or tie it on my head for a crown! 37 I'll give an account for every step I've taken; I'll approach him confidently like a Commander-in-Chief."


Cross References

Isaiah 22:22

"I'll place on his shoulder the key to the house of David what he opens, no one will shut, and what he shuts, no one will open.

Exodus 28:12

You are to put the two stones on the shoulder pieces of the ephod as stones of remembrance representing the sons of Israel, and Aaron is to carry their names into the LORD's presence on his two shoulders as a memorial.

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness like clothing; my just decisions were like a robe and a turban.

Isaiah 62:3

You will be a crown of splendor in the LORD's hand, and a royal diadem in the hand of your God.

Philippians 4:1

Therefore, my dear brothers whom I long for, my joy and my victor's crown, this is how you must stand firm in the Lord, dear friends.

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