Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing When he is pleased with God.'

King James Version

For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.

Holman Bible

For he has said, "A man gains nothing when he becomes God's friend."

International Standard Version

Because he says, "There's no profit for a man to find joy with God.'"

A Conservative Version

For thou should not say, There shall be no visitation to a man, [whereas] visitation [is] to him from LORD.

American Standard Version

For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing That he should delight himself with God.

Amplified

For he has said, It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God and consent to Him.

Bible in Basic English

For he has said, It is no profit to a man to take delight in God.

Darby Translation

For he hath said, It profiteth not a man if he delight himself in God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he said, It shall profit a man nothing that he should conform his will with God.

Julia Smith Translation

For he said, It will not profit a man in delighting himself with God.

King James 2000

For he has said, It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Indeed, he says, 'A man does not profit when he takes delight in God.'

Modern King James verseion

For he has said, It profits a man nothing when he is accepted with God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he sayeth, 'Though a man be good, yet is he naught before God.'

NET Bible

For he says, 'It does not profit a man when he makes his delight with God.'

New Heart English Bible

For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.'

New simplified Bible

He has said: 'It profits one nothing to take delight in God.'

The Emphasized Bible

For he hath said, It profiteth not a man, when, his good pleasure, is with God.

Webster

For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.

World English Bible

For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.'

Youngs Literal Translation

For he hath said, 'It doth not profit a man, When he delighteth himself with God.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

Usage: 0

a man
גּבר 
Geber 
Usage: 65

Context Readings

Elihu Asserts God's Justice

8 Who goes in company with the workers of iniquity, And walks with wicked men? 9 "For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing When he is pleased with God.' 10 "Therefore, listen to me, you men of understanding. Far be it from God to do wickedness, And from the Almighty to do wrong.


Cross References

Job 35:3

"For you say, 'What advantage will it be to You? What profit will I have, more than if I had sinned?'

Job 9:22-23

"It is all one; therefore I say, 'He destroys the guiltless and the wicked.'

Job 9:30-31

"If I should wash myself with snow And cleanse my hands with lye,

Psalm 37:4

Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

Malachi 3:14

"You have said, 'It is vain to serve God; and what profit is it that we have kept His charge, and that we have walked in mourning before the LORD of hosts?

Job 21:14-16

"They say to God, 'Depart from us! We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways.

Job 21:30

"For the wicked is reserved for the day of calamity; They will be led forth at the day of fury.

Job 22:17

"They said to God, 'Depart from us!' And 'What can the Almighty do to them?'

Job 27:10

"Will he take delight in the Almighty? Will he call on God at all times?

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