Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 Him,
or what does He receive from your hand?
8 Your wickedness affects a person like yourself,
and your righteousness another human being.
9 People cry out because of severe oppression;
they shout for help because of the arm of the mighty.



Cross References

Genesis 12:2

I will make you into a great nation,
I will bless you,
I will make your name great,
and you will be a blessing.

Genesis 18:24-33

What if there are 50 righteous people in the city? Will You really sweep it away instead of sparing the place for the sake of the 50 righteous people who are in it?

Genesis 19:29

So it was, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, He remembered Abraham and brought Lot out of the middle of the upheaval when He demolished the cities where Lot had lived.

Joshua 7:1-5

The Israelites, however, were unfaithful regarding the things set apart for destruction. Achan son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of what was set apart, and the Lord’s anger burned against the Israelites.

Joshua 22:20

Wasn’t Achan son of Zerah unfaithful regarding what was set apart for destruction, bringing wrath on the entire community of Israel? He was not the only one who perished because of his sin.’”

Job 42:8

Now take seven bulls and seven rams, go to My servant Job, and offer a burnt offering for yourselves. Then My servant Job will pray for you. I will surely accept his prayer and not deal with you as your folly deserves. For you have not spoken the truth about Me, as My servant Job has.”

Psalm 106:23

So He said He would have destroyed them—
if Moses His chosen one
had not stood before Him in the breach
to turn His wrath away from destroying them.

Psalm 106:30

But Phinehas stood up and intervened,
and the plague was stopped.

Ecclesiastes 9:18

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

Ezekiel 22:30

I searched for a man among them who would repair the wall and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land so that I might not destroy it, but I found no one.

Jonah 1:12

He answered them, “Pick me up and throw me into the sea so it may quiet down for you, for I know that I’m to blame for this violent storm that is against you.”

Acts 27:24

and said, ‘Don’t be afraid, Paul. You must stand before Caesar. And, look! God has graciously given you all those who are sailing with you.’

Hebrews 11:7

By faith Noah, after he was warned about what was not yet seen and motivated by godly fear, built an ark to deliver his family. By faith he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.

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