Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Surely, God will not act wickedly, And the Almighty will not pervert justice.

King James Version

Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert judgment.

Holman Bible

Indeed, it is true that God does not act wickedly and the Almighty does not pervert justice.

International Standard Version

Truly, God doesn't practice wickedness, and the Almighty doesn't pervert justice.

A Conservative Version

Yea, certainly God will not do wrong. Neither will the Almighty pervert justice.

American Standard Version

Yea, of a surety, God will not do wickedly, Neither will the Almighty pervert justice.

Amplified

Truly God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert justice.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, God does not do evil, and the Ruler of all is not a false judge.

Darby Translation

Yea, surely, God acteth not wickedly, and the Almighty perverteth not judgment.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

Also surely God will not do evil, and the Almighty will not pervert judgment

King James 2000

Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert justice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

What's more, God truly does not act wickedly, and Shaddai does not pervert justice.

Modern King James verseion

Yes, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert justice.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For sure it is, that God condemneth no man wrongfully, and the judgment of the Almighty is not unrighteous.

NET Bible

Indeed, in truth, God does not act wickedly, and the Almighty does not pervert justice.

New Heart English Bible

Yes surely, God will not do wickedly, neither will Shaddai pervert justice.

The Emphasized Bible

Nay, verily, GOD, will not condemn unjustly, - nor, the Almighty, pervert justice.

Webster

Yes, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert judgment.

World English Bible

Yes surely, God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert justice.

Youngs Literal Translation

Yea, truly, God doth not do wickedly, And the Mighty doth not pervert judgment.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אמנם 
'omnam 
Usage: 8

אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

will not do wickedly
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 34

neither will the Almighty
שׁדּי 
Shadday 
Usage: 48

References

Easton

Context Readings

Elihu Asserts God's Justice

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. 13 "Who gave Him authority over the earth? And who has laid on Him the whole world?


Cross References

Job 8:3

"Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert what is right?

Psalm 11:7

For the LORD is righteous, He loves righteousness; The upright will behold His face.

Psalm 145:17

The LORD is righteous in all His ways And kind in all His deeds.

Habakkuk 1:12-13

Are You not from everlasting, O LORD, my God, my Holy One? We will not die You, O LORD, have appointed them to judge; And You, O Rock, have established them to correct.



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