Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For He pays a man according to his work, And makes him find it according to his way.

King James Version

For the work of a man shall he render unto him, and cause every man to find according to his ways.

Holman Bible

For He repays a person [according to] his deeds, and He brings his ways on him.

International Standard Version

because he repays a person for his behavior; and according to a person's conduct, he lets it happen to him.

A Conservative Version

For the work of a man he will render to him, and cause every man to find according to his ways.

American Standard Version

For the work of a man will he render unto him, And cause every man to find according to his ways.

Amplified

For according to the deeds of a man God will [exactly] proportion his pay, and He will cause every man to find [recompense] according to his ways.

Bible in Basic English

For he gives to every man the reward of his work, and sees that he gets the fruit of his ways.

Darby Translation

For a man's work will he render to him, and cause every one to find according to his way.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he shall pay man according to his work and cause every man to find according to his ways.

Julia Smith Translation

For the work of man shall he recompense to him, and a man shall find himself according to his way.

King James 2000

For the work of a man shall he render unto him, and cause every man to find according to his ways.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Indeed, he will repay [according to] a human being's deeds, and according to a man's way he will let [it] happen [to] him.

Modern King James verseion

For He repays man's work, and causes him to find according to his ways.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but he rewardeth the works of man, and causeth every man to find according to his ways.

NET Bible

For he repays a person for his work, and according to the conduct of a person, he causes the consequences to find him.

New Heart English Bible

For the work of a man he will render to him, and cause every man to find according to his ways.

The Emphasized Bible

For, what any son of earth doeth, he repayeth him, and, according to every man's course, he causeth him to find.

Webster

For the work of a man he shall render to him, and cause every man to find according to his ways.

World English Bible

For the work of a man he will render to him, and cause every man to find according to his ways.

Youngs Literal Translation

For the work of man he repayeth to him, And according to the path of each He doth cause him to find.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the work
פּעל 
Po`al 
Usage: 37

of a man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

to find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

Context Readings

Elihu Asserts God's Justice

10 "Therefore, listen to me, you men of understanding. Far be it from God to do wickedness, And from the Almighty to do wrong. 11 "For He pays a man according to his work, And makes him find it according to his way. 12 "Surely, God will not act wickedly, And the Almighty will not pervert justice.


Cross References

Psalm 62:12

And lovingkindness is Yours, O Lord, For You recompense a man according to his work.

Jeremiah 32:19

great in counsel and mighty in deed, whose eyes are open to all the ways of the sons of men, giving to everyone according to his ways and according to the fruit of his deeds;

Matthew 16:27

"For the Son of Man is going to come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and WILL THEN REPAY EVERY MAN ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS.

Romans 2:6

who WILL RENDER TO EACH PERSON ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS:

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.

Proverbs 24:12

If you say, "See, we did not know this," Does He not consider it who weighs the hearts? And does He not know it who keeps your soul? And will He not render to man according to his work?

Revelation 22:12

"Behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to render to every man according to what he has done.

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.

1 Peter 1:17

If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one's work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;

Job 33:26

Then he will pray to God, and He will accept him, That he may see His face with joy, And He may restore His righteousness to man.

Proverbs 1:31

"So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way And be satiated with their own devices.

Ezekiel 33:17-20

"Yet your fellow citizens say, 'The way of the Lord is not right,' when it is their own way that is not right.

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