Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that is afflicted deserves mercy from his friend; but he has forsaken 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 not that I have no help in myself, and that wisdom is quite driven from me? 14 To him who is about to faint and despair, kindness is due from his friend, lest he forsake the fear of the Almighty. 15 [You] my brethren have dealt deceitfully as a brook, as the channel of brooks that pass away,



Cross References

Proverbs 17:17

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

Genesis 20:11

And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely there is no reverence or fear of God at all in this place, and they will slay me because of my wife.

Job 4:3-5

Behold, you have instructed many, and you have strengthened the weak hands.

Job 15:4

Indeed, you are doing away with [reverential] fear, and you are hindering and diminishing meditation and devotion before God.

Job 16:5

[But] I would strengthen and encourage you with [the words of] my mouth, and the consolation of my lips would soothe your suffering.

Job 19:21

Have pity on me! Have pity on me, O you my friends, for the hand of God has touched me!

Psalm 36:1-3

Transgression [like an oracle] speaks to the wicked deep in his heart. There is no fear or dread of God before his eyes.

Luke 23:40

But the other one reproved him, saying, Do you not even fear God, seeing you yourself are under the same sentence of condemnation and suffering the same penalty?

Romans 12:15

Rejoice with those who rejoice [sharing others' joy], and weep with those who weep [sharing others' grief].

1 Corinthians 12:26

And if one member suffers, all the parts [share] the suffering; if one member is honored, all the members [share in] the enjoyment of it.

2 Corinthians 11:29

Who is weak, and I do not feel [his] weakness? Who is made to stumble and fall and have his faith hurt, and I am not on fire [with sorrow or indignation]?

Galatians 6:2

Bear (endure, carry) one another's burdens and troublesome moral faults, and in this way fulfill and observe perfectly the law of Christ (the Messiah) and complete what is lacking [in your obedience to it].

Hebrews 13:3

Remember those who are in prison as if you were their fellow prisoner, and those who are ill-treated, since you also are liable to bodily sufferings.

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