Parallel Verses

NET Bible

to turn a person from his sin, and to cover a person's pride.

New American Standard Bible

That He may turn man aside from his conduct, And keep man from pride;

King James Version

That he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.

Holman Bible

in order to turn a person from his actions
and suppress his pride.

International Standard Version

turning a person from his actions, keeping him from pride,

A Conservative Version

that he may withdraw man [from his] purpose, and hide pride from man.

American Standard Version

That he may withdraw man from his purpose, And hide pride from man;

Amplified

That He may withdraw man from his purpose and cut off pride from him [disgusting him with his own disappointing self-sufficiency].

Bible in Basic English

In order that man may be turned from his evil works, and that pride may be taken away from him;

Darby Translation

That he may withdraw man from his work, and hide pride from man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that he may withdraw the man from his own work and cover the man from pride.

Julia Smith Translation

To remove man from working, and he will bide pride from man.

King James 2000

That he may turn man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

to turn human beings aside [from their] deeds, and he keeps man from pride.

Modern King James verseion

so that He may turn man from his act, that He might hide pride from man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that it is he, which withdraweth man from evil, delivereth him from pride,

New Heart English Bible

That he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.

The Emphasized Bible

To turn a son of earth from his deed, while yet, pride, from man he concealeth:

Webster

That he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.

World English Bible

That he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.

Youngs Literal Translation

To turn aside man from doing, And pride from man He concealeth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

and hide
כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

גּוה 
Gevah 
Usage: 3

References

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job

16 Then he gives a revelation to people, and terrifies them with warnings, 17 to turn a person from his sin, and to cover a person's pride. 18 He spares a person's life from corruption, his very life from crossing over the river.



Cross References

Genesis 20:6

Then in the dream God replied to him, "Yes, I know that you have done this with a clear conscience. That is why I have kept you from sinning against me and why I did not allow you to touch her.

Deuteronomy 8:16

fed you in the desert with manna (which your ancestors had never before known) so that he might by humbling you test you and eventually bring good to you.

2 Chronicles 32:25

But Hezekiah was ungrateful; he had a proud attitude, provoking God to be angry at him, as well as Judah and Jerusalem.

Job 17:11

My days have passed, my plans are shattered, even the desires of my heart.

Isaiah 2:11

Proud men will be brought low, arrogant men will be humiliated; the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 23:9

The Lord who commands armies planned it -- to dishonor the pride that comes from all her beauty, to humiliate all the dignitaries of the earth.

Daniel 4:30-37

The king uttered these words: "Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for a royal residence by my own mighty strength and for my majestic honor?"

Hosea 2:6

Therefore, I will soon fence her in with thorns; I will wall her in so that she cannot find her way.

Matthew 27:19

As he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent a message to him: "Have nothing to do with that innocent man; I have suffered greatly as a result of a dream about him today."

Acts 9:2-6

and requested letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Way, either men or women, he could bring them as prisoners to Jerusalem.

2 Corinthians 12:7

even because of the extraordinary character of the revelations. Therefore, so that I would not become arrogant, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to trouble me -- so that I would not become arrogant.

James 4:10

Humble yourselves before the Lord and he will exalt you.

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