Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Your wickedness is for a man like yourself, And your righteousness is for a son of man.

King James Version

Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; and thy righteousness may profit the son of man.

Holman Bible

Your wickedness [affects] a person like yourself, and your righteousness [another] human being.

International Standard Version

Your wickedness affects only yourself; and your righteousness, only human beings.

A Conservative Version

Thy wickedness [is] a man as thou are, and thy righteousness [is] a son of man.

American Standard Version

Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; And thy righteousness may profit a son of man.

Amplified

Your wickedness touches and affects a man such as you are, and your righteousness is for yourself, one of the human race [but it cannot touch God, Who is above such influence].

Bible in Basic English

Your evil-doing may have an effect on a man like yourself, or your righteousness on a son of man.

Darby Translation

Thy wickedness may affect a man as thou art, and thy righteousness a son of man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thy wickedness shall hurt a man as thou art; and thy righteousness shall profit the son of man.

Julia Smith Translation

Thy injustice to a man as thou: and thy justice to the son of man.

King James 2000

Your wickedness may hurt a man as you are; and your righteousness may profit the son of man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your wickedness [affects] a person like yourself, and your righteousness [affects] humans.

Modern King James verseion

Your wickedness may hurt a man like yourself; and your righteousness may profit the son of man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

of such an ungodly person as thou, and of the son of man that is righteous - as thou pretendest to be?

NET Bible

Your wickedness affects only a person like yourself, and your righteousness only other people.

New Heart English Bible

Your wickedness may hurt a man as you are, and your righteousness may profit a son of man.

The Emphasized Bible

Unto a man like thyself, might thy lawlessness reach , and, unto a son of the earth-born, thy righteousness.

Webster

Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art: and thy righteousness may profit the son of man.

World English Bible

Your wickedness may hurt a man as you are, and your righteousness may profit a son of man.

Youngs Literal Translation

For a man like thyself is thy wickedness, And for a son of man thy righteousness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רשׁע 
Resha` 
Usage: 30

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

as thou art and thy righteousness
צדקה 
Ts@daqah 
Usage: 157

Context Readings

Elihu Condemns Job

7 "If you are righteous, what do you give to Him, Or what does He receive from your hand? 8 "Your wickedness is for a man like yourself, And your righteousness is for a son of man. 9 "Because of the multitude of oppressions they cry out; They cry for help because of the arm of the mighty.



Cross References

Genesis 12:2

And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be a blessing;

Genesis 18:24-33

"Suppose there are fifty righteous within the city; will You indeed sweep it away and not spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous who are in it?

Genesis 19:29

Thus it came about, when God destroyed the cities of the valley, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when He overthrew the cities in which Lot lived.

Joshua 7:1-5

But the sons of Israel acted unfaithfully in regard to the things under the ban, for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, from the tribe of Judah, took some of the things under the ban, therefore the anger of the LORD burned against the sons of Israel.

Joshua 22:20

'Did not Achan the son of Zerah act unfaithfully in the things under the ban, and wrath fall on all the congregation of Israel? And that man did not perish alone in his iniquity.'"

Job 42:8

"Now therefore, take for yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, and go to My servant Job, and offer up a burnt offering for yourselves, and My servant Job will pray for you For I will accept him so that I may not do with you according to your folly, because you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has."

Psalm 106:23

Therefore He said that He would destroy them, Had not Moses His chosen one stood in the breach before Him, To turn away His wrath from destroying them.

Psalm 106:30

Then Phinehas stood up and interposed, And so the plague was stayed.

Ecclesiastes 9:18

Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good.

Ezekiel 22:30

"I searched for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, so that I would not destroy it; but I found no one.

Jonah 1:12

He said to them, "Pick me up and throw me into the sea. Then the sea will become calm for you, for I know that on account of me this great storm has come upon you."

Acts 27:24

saying, 'Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before Caesar; and behold, God has granted you all those who are sailing with you.'

Hebrews 11:7

By faith Noah, being warned by God about things not yet seen, in reverence prepared an ark for the salvation of his household, by which he condemned the world, and became an heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.



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