Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For the despairing man there should be kindness from his friend; So that he does not forsake the fear of the Almighty.

King James Version

To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.

Holman Bible

A despairing man should receive loyalty from his friends,
even if he abandons the fear of the Almighty.

International Standard Version

The friend shows gracious love for his friend, even if he has forsaken the fear of the Almighty.

A Conservative Version

To him who is ready to faint, kindness [should be] from his friend, even to him who forsakes the fear of the Almighty.

American Standard Version

To him that is ready to faint kindness'should be showed from his friend; Even to him that forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.

Amplified

To him who is about to faint and despair, kindness is due from his friend, lest he forsake the fear of the Almighty.

Bible in Basic English

He whose heart is shut against his friend has given up the fear of the Ruler of all.

Darby Translation

For him that is fainting kindness is meet from his friend; or he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.

Julia Smith Translation

To him melting, mercy from his friend; and he will forsake the fear of the Almighty.

King James 2000

To him that is afflicted pity should be shown from his friend; even though he forsakes the fear of the Almighty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Loyal love [should come] for the afflicted [from] his friend, even if he forsakes the fear of Shaddai.

Modern King James verseion

To him who is afflicted, pity is due from his friend, but he forsakes the fear of the Almighty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

like as if one withdrew a good deed from his friend, and forsook the fear of the Almighty God?

NET Bible

"To the one in despair, kindness should come from his friend even if he forsakes the fear of the Almighty.

New Heart English Bible

"To him who is ready to faint, kindness should be shown from his friend; even to him who forsakes the fear of Shaddai.

The Emphasized Bible

The despairing, from his friend, should have lovingkindness, or, the reverence of the Almighty, he may forsake.

Webster

To him that is afflicted pity should be shown from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.

World English Bible

"To him who is ready to faint, kindness should be shown from his friend; even to him who forsakes the fear of the Almighty.

Youngs Literal Translation

To a despiser of his friends is shame, And the fear of the Mighty he forsaketh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מס 
Mac 
Usage: 1

the fear
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

References

Morish

God

Context Readings

Job's Second Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

13 "Is it that my help is not within me, And that deliverance is driven from me? 14 "For the despairing man there should be kindness from his friend; So that he does not forsake the fear of the Almighty. 15 "My brothers have acted deceitfully like a wadi, Like the torrents of wadis which vanish,



Cross References

Proverbs 17:17

A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.

Genesis 20:11

Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.

Job 4:3-5

"Behold you have admonished many, And you have strengthened weak hands.

Job 15:4

"Indeed, you do away with reverence And hinder meditation before God.

Job 16:5

"I could strengthen you with my mouth, And the solace of my lips could lessen your pain.

Job 19:21

"Pity me, pity me, O you my friends, For the hand of God has struck me.

Psalm 36:1-3

Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart; There is no fear of God before his eyes.

Luke 23:40

But the other answered, and rebuking him said, "Do you not even fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation?

Romans 12:15

Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.

1 Corinthians 12:26

And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.

2 Corinthians 11:29

Who is weak without my being weak? Who is led into sin without my intense concern?

Galatians 6:2

Bear one another's burdens, and thereby fulfill the law of Christ.

Hebrews 13:3

Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.

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