Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But the anger of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram burned; against Job his anger burned because he justified himself before God.

King James Version

Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.

Holman Bible

Then Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite from the family of Ram became angry. He was angry at Job because he had justified himself rather than God.

International Standard Version

But then Barachel's son Elihu from Buz, one of Ram's descendants, got really angry. He was furious with Job because he had been declaring himself righteous instead of vindicating God.

A Conservative Version

Then the anger of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, was kindled. His anger was kindled against Job because he justified himself rather than God.

American Standard Version

Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.

Amplified

But Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, became indignant. His indignation was kindled and burned and he became upset with Job because he justified himself rather than God [and even expressed doubts about God’s character].

Bible in Basic English

And Elihu, the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, was angry, burning with wrath against Job, because he seemed to himself more right than God;

Darby Translation

Then was kindled the anger of Elihu the son of Barachel, the Buzite, of the family of Ram: against Job was his anger kindled, because he justified himself rather than God;

Julia Smith Translation

And the anger of Elihu will kindle, son of Barachel the Buzite, from the family of Ram: against Job was, his anger kindled, for his justifying his soul above God.

King James 2000

Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram: against Job was his wrath aroused, because he justified himself rather than God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Elihu the son of Barakel the Buzite, from the clan of Ram, {became angry}. {He became angry} at Job because he justified himself rather than God,

Modern King James verseion

And burned the anger of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram. His wrath burned against Job, because he had justified himself rather than God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite of the kindred of Ram, was very sore displeased at Job, that he called himself just before God.

NET Bible

Then Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, became very angry. He was angry with Job for justifying himself rather than God.

New Heart English Bible

Then the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel, the Buzite, of the family of Ram, was kindled against Job. His wrath was kindled because he justified himself rather than God.

The Emphasized Bible

Then was kindled the anger of Elihu, son of Barachel the Buzite of the family of Ram, - against Job, was kindled his anger, because he justified his own soul rather than God;

Webster

Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.

World English Bible

Then the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel, the Buzite, of the family of Ram, was kindled against Job. His wrath was kindled because he justified himself rather than God.

Youngs Literal Translation

and burn doth the anger of Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram; against Job hath his anger burned, because of his justifying himself more than God;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of Elihu
אליהוּא אליהוּ 
'Eliyhuw 
Usage: 11

בּרכאל 
Barak'el 
Usage: 2

the Buzite
בּוּזי 
Buwziy 
Usage: 2

of the kindred
משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

of Ram
רם 
Ram 
Ram
Usage: 7

איּוב 
'Iyowb 
Job
Usage: 17

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

References

American

Buz

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job And His Three Friends

1 Then these three men ceased answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes. 2 But the anger of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram burned; against Job his anger burned because he justified himself before God. 3 And his anger burned against his three friends because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.


Cross References

Genesis 22:21

Uz his firstborn and Buz his brother and Kemuel the father of Aram

Job 35:2

“Do you think this is according to justice?
Do you say, ‘My righteousness is more than God’s’?

Job 40:8

“Will you really annul My judgment?
Will you condemn Me that you may be justified?

Job 10:3

‘Is it right for You indeed to oppress,
To reject the labor of Your hands,
And to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked?

Job 27:2

“As God lives, who has taken away my right,
And the Almighty, who has embittered my soul,

Job 27:5

“Far be it from me that I should declare you right;
Till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.

Job 30:21

“You have become cruel to me;
With the might of Your hand You persecute me.

Job 34:5-6

“For Job has said, ‘I am righteous,
But God has taken away my right;

Job 34:17-18

“Shall one who hates justice rule?
And will you condemn the righteous mighty One,

Psalm 69:9

For zeal for Your house has consumed me,
And the reproaches of those who reproach You have fallen on me.

Mark 3:5

After looking around at them with anger, grieved at their hardness of heart, He *said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored.

Luke 10:29

But wishing to justify himself, he said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”

Ephesians 4:26

Be angry, and yet do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,

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