Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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 Him,
And I would commit my cause to God;

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;

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.

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 but man is born to trouble, as the sparks fly upward. 8 "But as for me, I would seek God. I would commit my cause to God, 9 who does great things that can't be fathomed, marvelous things without number;


Cross References

Psalm 50:15

Call on me in the day of trouble. I will deliver you, and you will honor me."

Genesis 32:7-12

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and was distressed. 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 begged the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

Job 8:5

If you want to seek God diligently, make your supplication to Shaddai.

Job 22:21

"Acquaint yourself with him, now, and be at peace. Thereby good shall come to you.

Job 22:27

You shall make your prayer to him, and he will hear you. You shall pay your vows.

Psalm 37:5

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

Psalm 77:1-2

My cry goes to God. Indeed, I cry to God for help, and for him to listen to me.

Jonah 2:1-7

Then Jonah prayed to the LORD, his God, out of the fish's belly.

2 Timothy 1:12

For this cause I also suffer these things. Yet I am not ashamed, for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to guard that which I have committed to him against that day.

1 Peter 2:23

Who, when he was cursed, did not curse back. When he suffered, did not threaten, but committed himself to him who judges righteously;

1 Peter 4:19

Therefore let them also who suffer according to the will of God in doing good entrust their souls to him, as to a faithful Creator.

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