Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

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


“For the despairing man there should be kindness from his friend;
So that he does not abandon (turn away from) 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 not my help in me? and is wisdom driven quite from me? 14 To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty. 15 My brethren have dealt deceitfully as a brook, and as the stream of brooks they pass away;



Cross References

Proverbs 17:17

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

Genesis 20:11

And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

Job 4:3-5

Behold, thou hast instructed many, and thou hast strengthened the weak hands.

Job 15:4

Yea, thou castest off fear, and restrainest prayer before God.

Job 16:5

But I would strengthen you with my mouth, and the moving of my lips should asswage your grief.

Job 19:21

Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye my friends; for the hand of God hath touched me.

Psalm 36:1-3

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD.} The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes.

Luke 23:40

But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation?

Romans 12:15

Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

1 Corinthians 12:26

And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.

2 Corinthians 11:29

Who is weak, and I am not weak? who is offended, and I burn not?

Galatians 6:2

Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

Hebrews 13:3

Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.

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