Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

If thou have sinned, what do thou effect against him? And if thy transgressions be multiplied, what do thou to him?

New American Standard Bible

“If you have sinned, what do you accomplish against Him?
And if your transgressions are many, what do you do to Him?

King James Version

If thou sinnest, what doest thou against him? or if thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him?

Holman Bible

If you sin, how does it affect God?
If you multiply your transgressions, what does it do to Him?

International Standard Version

If you sin, what will that do to harm him? If you add transgression to transgression what will it do to him?

American Standard Version

If thou hast sinned, what effectest thou against him? And if thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him?

Amplified


“If you have sinned, what do you accomplish against Him?
And if your transgressions are multiplied, what have you done to Him?

Bible in Basic English

If you have done wrong, is he any the worse for it? and if your sins are great in number, what is it to him?

Darby Translation

If thou sinnest, what doest thou against him? If thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him?

Julia Smith Translation

If thou sinnedst, what wilt thou do against him? and thy transgressions were multiplied, what wilt thou do to him?

King James 2000

If you sin, what do you accomplish against him? or if your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do unto him?

Lexham Expanded Bible

If you have sinned, what do you accomplish against him? And [if] your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do to him?

Modern King James verseion

If you sin, what do you do against Him? Or if your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do to Him?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If thou sinnest, what doest thou unto him? If thine offenses be many, how gettest thou his favour?

NET Bible

If you sin, how does it affect God? If your transgressions are many, what does it do to him?

New Heart English Bible

If you have sinned, what effect do you have against him? If your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do to him?

The Emphasized Bible

If thou sinnest, what canst thou work against him? Or, if thy transgressions be multiplied, what canst thou do unto him?

Webster

If thou sinnest, what doest thou against him? or if thy transgressions are multiplied, what doest thou to him?

World English Bible

If you have sinned, what effect do you have against him? If your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do to him?

Youngs Literal Translation

If thou hast sinned, what dost thou against Him? And thy transgressions have been multiplied, What dost thou to Him?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּעל 
Pa`al 

Usage: 57
Usage: 0

פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

Verse Info

Context Readings

Elihu Condemns Job

5 Look to the heavens, and see. And behold the skies, which are higher than thou. 6 If thou have sinned, what do thou effect against him? And if thy transgressions be multiplied, what do thou to him? 7 If thou be righteous, what do thou give him? Or what does he receive of thy hand?



Cross References

Proverbs 8:36

But he who sins against me wrongs his own soul. All those who hate me love death.

Jeremiah 7:19

Do they provoke me to anger? says LORD, [and] not themselves, to the confusion of their own faces?

Proverbs 9:12

If thou are wise, thou are wise for thyself. And if thou scoff, thou alone shall bear it.

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