Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Even though you complain that you can't perceive him, your case is already pending for judgment in his presence so keep on placing your hope in him.

New American Standard Bible

"How much less when you say you do not behold Him, The case is before Him, and you must wait for Him!

King James Version

Although thou sayest thou shalt not see him, yet judgment is before him; therefore trust thou in him.

Holman Bible

how much less when you complain
that you do not see Him,
that your case is before Him
and you are waiting for Him.

A Conservative Version

How much less when thou say thou do not behold him. The case is before him, and thou wait for him!

American Standard Version

How much less when thou sayest thou beholdest him not, The cause is before him, and thou waitest for him!

Amplified

How much less when [missing His righteous judgment on earth] you say that you do not see Him, that your cause is before Him, and you are waiting for Him!

Bible in Basic English

How much less when you say that you do not see him; that the cause is before him, and you are waiting for him.

Darby Translation

Although thou sayest thou dost not see him, judgment is before him, therefore wait for him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For much that thou dost say, he will not look upon it, submit to judgment before him, and trust thou in him.

Julia Smith Translation

Also if thou shalt say thou wilt not see him, judgment is before him, and thou shalt wait for him.

King James 2000

Although you say you shall not see him, yet justice is before him; therefore you must trust in him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{How much less} [when] you say [that] you do not see him, that [the] case [is] {before him}, and you are waiting for him!

Modern King James verseion

How much less when you say you do not see Him! Judgment is before Him; you are waiting for Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"When thou speakest, then, should not he pardon thee, if thou open thyself before him, and put thy trust in him?

NET Bible

How much less, then, when you say that you do not perceive him, that the case is before him and you are waiting for him!

New Heart English Bible

How much less when you say you do not see him. The cause is before him, and you wait for him.

The Emphasized Bible

How much less when thou sayest thou wilt not regard him! The cause, is before him, and thou must wait for him.

Webster

Although thou sayest thou shalt not see him, yet judgment is before him; therefore trust thou in him.

World English Bible

How much less when you say you don't see him. The cause is before him, and you wait for him!

Youngs Literal Translation

Yea, though thou sayest thou dost not behold Him, Judgment is before Him, and stay for Him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אף 
'aph 
Usage: 134

thou sayest

Usage: 0

thou shalt not see
שׁוּר 
Shuwr 
Usage: 17

דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 20

is before
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Context Readings

Elihu Condemns Job

13 Theirs is a useless plea God won't listen; the Almighty won't pay any attention. 14 Even though you complain that you can't perceive him, your case is already pending for judgment in his presence so keep on placing your hope in him. 15 "So now, if he doesn't inflict punishment in his anger, then he doesn't keep track of your many transgressions.



Cross References

Job 9:11

"If he were to pass near me, I wouldn't notice; if he moves by, I wouldn't perceive him.

Job 9:19

"Is this a contest of strength? He is obviously stronger! Is this a matter of justice? Who can sue him?

Job 19:7

"Although I cried out "Violence!' I received no answer; I cried for help, but there was no justice.

Job 23:3

If only I knew where to find him, I would visit him where he has taken his seat.

Job 23:8-10

"Look! If I go east, he isn't there! If I go to the west, I don't perceive him.

Psalm 27:12-14

Do not hand me over to the desires of my enemies; for false witnesses have risen up against me; even the one who breathes out violence.

Psalm 37:5-6

Commit your way to the LORD; Trust him, and he will act.

Psalm 62:5

My soul, be quiet before God, for from him comes my hope.

Psalm 62:8

People, in every situation put your trust in God; pour out your heart before him; for God is a refuge for us. Interlude

Psalm 77:5-10

I thought of ancient times, considering years long past.

Psalm 97:2

Thick clouds are all around him; righteousness and justice are his throne's foundation.

Isaiah 30:18

"Nevertheless, the LORD will wait so he can be gracious to you; and thus he will rise up to show you mercy. For the LORD is a God of justice. How blessed are all those who wait for him."

Isaiah 50:10

Who among you fears the LORD, obeying the voice of his servant, who among you walks in darkness and has no light? Let him trust in the name of the LORD, and rely upon his God.

Isaiah 54:17

no weapon that is forged against you will be effective. This is the heritage of the LORD's servants, and their righteousness from me," says the LORD.

Micah 7:7-9

But as for me, I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God who will deliver me. My God will hear me.

Romans 8:33-34

Who will accuse God's elect? It is God who justifies!

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