Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But as for me, I would seek God, And I would place my cause before God;

King James Version

I would seek unto God, and unto God would I commit my cause:

Holman Bible

However, if I were you, I would appeal to God
and would present my case to Him.

International Standard Version

"Now as for me, I would seek God if I were you; I would commit my case to God.

A Conservative Version

But as for me, I would seek to God. And to God I would commit my cause,

American Standard Version

But as for me, I would seek unto God, And unto God would I commit my cause;

Amplified

As for me, I would seek God and inquire of and require Him, and to God would I commit my cause -- "

Bible in Basic English

But as for me, I would make my prayer to God, and I would put my cause before him:

Darby Translation

But as for me I will seek unto God, and unto God commit my cause;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I would certainly seek God, and unto God would I commit my affairs;

Julia Smith Translation

But I will seek to God, and to God set my cause:

King James 2000

I would seek unto God, and unto God would I commit my cause:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"But I myself will seek God, and to God I would commit my cause.

Modern King James verseion

Truly, I would seek to God, and to God I would put my plea,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But now will I speak of the LORD, and talk of God:

NET Bible

"But as for me, I would seek God, and to God I would set forth my case.

New Heart English Bible

"But as for me, I would seek God. I would commit my cause to God,

The Emphasized Bible

Yet indeed, I, would seek unto El, and, unto Elohim, would I set forth any cause: -

Webster

I would seek to God, and to God would I commit my cause:

World English Bible

"But as for me, I would seek God. I would commit my cause to God,

Youngs Literal Translation

Yet I -- I inquire for God, And for God I give my word,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אוּלם 
'uwlam 
Usage: 18

אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

and unto God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Job 5:8

References

Morish

God

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Response Continues

7 For man is born for trouble, As sparks fly upward. 8 "But as for me, I would seek God, And I would place my cause before God; 9 Who does great and unsearchable things, Wonders without number.


Cross References

Psalm 50:15

Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me."

Genesis 32:7-12

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed; and he divided the people who were with him, and the flocks and the herds and the camels, into two companies;

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

When he was in distress, he entreated the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

Job 8:5

"If you would seek God And implore the compassion of the Almighty,

Job 22:21

"Yield now and be at peace with Him; Thereby good will come to you.

Job 22:27

"You will pray to Him, and He will hear you; And you will pay your vows.

Psalm 37:5

Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, and He will do it.

Psalm 77:1-2

My voice rises to God, and I will cry aloud; My voice rises to God, and He will hear me.

Jonah 2:1-7

Then Jonah prayed to the LORD his God from the stomach of the fish,

2 Timothy 1:12

For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.

1 Peter 2:23

and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges righteously;

1 Peter 4:19

Therefore, those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.

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