Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert what is right?

King James Version

Doth God pervert judgment? or doth the Almighty pervert justice?

Holman Bible

Does God pervert justice? Does the Almighty pervert what is right?

International Standard Version

Does God pervert justice? Does the Almighty pervert what's right?

A Conservative Version

Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert righteousness?

American Standard Version

Doth God pervert justice? Or doth the Almighty pervert righteousness?


Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert righteousness?

Bible in Basic English

Does God give wrong decisions? or is the Ruler of all not upright in his judging?

Darby Translation

Doth God pervert judgment, and the Almighty pervert justice?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Shall God pervert that which is right or shall the Almighty pervert justice?

Julia Smith Translation

Will God pervert judgment? and if the Almighty will pervert justice?

King James 2000

Does God pervert judgment? or does the Almighty pervert justice?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Does God pervert justice, {or} Shaddai pervert righteousness?

Modern King James verseion

Does God pervert judgment? Or does the Almighty pervert justice?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Doth God pervert the thing that is lawful? Or, doth the Almighty destroy the thing that is right?

NET Bible

Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert what is right?

New Heart English Bible

Does God pervert justice? Or does Shaddai pervert righteousness?

The Emphasized Bible

Should, GOD, pervert justice? Or, the Almighty, pervert righteousness?


Doth God pervert judgment; or doth the Almighty pervert justice?

World English Bible

Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert righteousness?

Youngs Literal Translation

Doth God pervert judgment? And doth the Mighty One pervert justice?


Root Form
Usage: 114

or doth the Almighty
Usage: 48


Context Readings

Bildad's First Response To Job

2 "How long will you say these things, And the words of your mouth be a mighty wind? 3 "Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert what is right? 4 "If your sons sinned against Him, Then He delivered them into the power of their transgression.

Cross References

Genesis 18:25

"Far be it from You to do such a thing, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike. Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth deal justly?"

Deuteronomy 32:4

"The Rock! His work is perfect, For all His ways are just; A God of faithfulness and without injustice, Righteous and upright is He.

2 Chronicles 19:7

"Now then let the fear of the LORD be upon you; be very careful what you do, for the LORD our God will have no part in unrighteousness or partiality or the taking of a bribe."

Daniel 9:14

"Therefore the LORD has kept the calamity in store and brought it on us; for the LORD our God is righteous with respect to all His deeds which He has done, but we have not obeyed His voice.

Job 4:17

'Can mankind be just before God? Can a man be pure before his Maker?

Job 9:2

"In truth I know that this is so; But how can a man be in the right before God?

Job 10:3

'Is it right for You indeed to oppress, To reject the labor of Your hands, And to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked?

Job 19:7

"Behold, I cry, 'Violence!' but I get no answer; I shout for help, but there is no justice.

Job 21:15

'Who is the Almighty, that we should serve Him, And what would we gain if we entreat Him?'

Job 21:20

"Let his own eyes see his decay, And let him drink of the wrath of the Almighty.

Job 34:5

"For Job has said, 'I am righteous, But God has taken away my right;

Job 34:10-12

"Therefore, listen to me, you men of understanding. Far be it from God to do wickedness, And from the Almighty to do wrong.

Job 34:17-19

"Shall one who hates justice rule? And will you condemn the righteous mighty One,

Job 35:13

"Surely God will not listen to an empty cry, Nor will the Almighty regard it.

Job 40:2

"Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty? Let him who reproves God answer it."

Job 40:8

"Will you really annul My judgment? Will you condemn Me that you may be justified?

Psalm 89:14

Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; Lovingkindness and truth go before You.

Psalm 99:4

The strength of the King loves justice; You have established equity; You have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Ezekiel 18:25

"Yet you say, 'The way of the Lord is not right ' Hear now, O house of Israel! Is My way not right? Is it not your ways that are not right?

Ezekiel 33:17

"Yet your fellow citizens say, 'The way of the Lord is not right,' when it is their own way that is not right.

Ezekiel 33:20

"Yet you say, 'The way of the Lord is not right.' O house of Israel, I will judge each of you according to his ways."

Romans 2:5

But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

Romans 3:4-6

May it never be! Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar, as it is written, "THAT YOU MAY BE JUSTIFIED IN YOUR WORDS, AND PREVAIL WHEN YOU ARE JUDGED."

Revelation 15:3

And they sang the song of Moses, the bond-servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, "Great and marvelous are Your works, O Lord God, the Almighty; Righteous and true are Your ways, King of the nations!

Revelation 16:7

And I heard the altar saying, "Yes, O Lord God, the Almighty, true and righteous are Your judgments."

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