Parallel Verses

World English Bible

if I have eaten its fruits without money, or have caused its owners to lose their life,

New American Standard Bible

If I have eaten its fruit without money, Or have caused its owners to lose their lives,

King James Version

If I have eaten the fruits thereof without money, or have caused the owners thereof to lose their life:

Holman Bible

if I have consumed its produce without payment or shown contempt for its tenants,

International Standard Version

If I've consumed its produce without paying for it and snuffed out the life of its owners;

A Conservative Version

if I have eaten the fruits of it without money, or have caused the owners of it to lose their lives,

American Standard Version

If I have eaten the fruits thereof without money, Or have caused the owners thereof to lose their life:

Amplified

If I have eaten its fruits without paying for them or have caused its [rightful] owners to breathe their last,

Bible in Basic English

If I have taken its produce without payment, causing the death of its owners;

Darby Translation

If I have eaten the fruits thereof without money, and have tormented to death the souls of its owners:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

if I ate of its strength without money or have afflicted the soul of its owners;

Julia Smith Translation

If I ate its strength without silver, and caused its possessors to expire:

King James 2000

If I have eaten its fruit without payment, or have caused its owners to lose their life:

Lexham Expanded Bible

if I have eaten its yield without payment, or I have caused [the] breath of its owners to die,

Modern King James verseion

if I have eaten its strength without silver, or have caused its owner to expire,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

if I have eaten the fruits thereof unpaid for, yea if I have grieved any of the plowmen;

NET Bible

if I have eaten its produce without paying, or caused the death of its owners,

New Heart English Bible

if I have eaten its fruits without money, or have caused its owners to lose their life,

The Emphasized Bible

If, the strength thereof, I used to eat, without payment, and, the soul of the holders thereof, I made groan;

Webster

If I have eaten the fruits of it without money, or have caused its owners to lose their life:

Youngs Literal Translation

If its strength I consumed without money, And the life of its possessors, I have caused to breathe out,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If I have eaten
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the fruits
כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

בּעל 
Ba`al 
Usage: 85

נפח 
Naphach 
Usage: 12

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

38 If my land cries out against me, and its furrows weep together; 39 if I have eaten its fruits without money, or have caused its owners to lose their life, 40 let briars grow instead of wheat, and stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.


Cross References

1 Kings 21:19

You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "Have you killed and also taken possession?"' You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth, dogs will lick your blood, even yours."'"

James 5:4

Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you have kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of those who reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of Armies.

Genesis 4:12

From now on, when you till the ground, it won't yield its strength to you. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth."

1 Kings 21:13-16

The two men, the base fellows, came in and sat before him. The base fellows testified against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king!" Then they carried him out of the city, and stoned him to death with stones.

Proverbs 1:19

So are the ways of everyone who is greedy for gain. It takes away the life of its owners.

Isaiah 26:21

For, behold, Yahweh comes forth out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity. The earth also will disclose her blood, and will no longer cover her slain.

Ezekiel 22:6

Behold, the princes of Israel, everyone according to his power, have been in you to shed blood.

Ezekiel 22:12-13

In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained of your neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says the Lord Yahweh.



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