Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?

Holman Bible

Yes, I know what you've said is true, but how can a person be justified before God?

International Standard Version

"Indeed, I'm fully aware that this is so, but how can a person become right with God?

A Conservative Version

Of a truth I know that it is so. But how can man be just with God?

American Standard Version

Of a truth I know that it is so: But how can man be just with God?

Amplified

Yes, I know it is true. But how can mortal man be right before God?

Bible in Basic English

Truly, I see that it is so: and how is it possible for a man to get his right before God?

Darby Translation

Of a truth I know it is so; but how can man be just with God?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I know it is so of a truth, but how shall a man be justified with God?

Julia Smith Translation

I knew that so the truth: and how shall man be just with God?

King James 2000

I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just before God?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Truly I know that [it is] so, but how can a human being be just before God?

Modern King James verseion

Truly I know it is so, but how can man be just with God?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"I know it is so of a truth: for how may a man, compared unto God, be justified?

NET Bible

"Truly, I know that this is so. But how can a human be just before God?

New Heart English Bible

"Truly I know that it is so, but how can man be just with God?

The Emphasized Bible

Of a truth, I know that so it is, But how can a mortal be just with GOD?

Webster

I know it to be so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?

World English Bible

"Truly I know that it is so, but how can man be just with God?

Youngs Literal Translation

Truly I have known that it is so, And what -- is man righteous with God?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I know
ידע 
Yada` 
Usage: 946

it is so of a truth
אמנם 
'omnam 
Usage: 8

but how should man
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

be just
צדק 
Tsadaq 
Usage: 41

Context Readings

Job's Third Speech: A Response To Bildad

1 Then Job answered, 2 "In truth I know that this is so; But how can a man be in the right before God? 3 "If one wished to dispute with Him, He could not answer Him once in a thousand times.


Cross References

Job 4:17

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

Job 25:4

"How then can a man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of woman?

Psalm 143:2

And do not enter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous.

Romans 3:20

because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.

1 Kings 8:46

"When they sin against You (for there is no man who does not sin) and You are angry with them and deliver them to an enemy, so that they take them away captive to the land of the enemy, far off or near;

Job 14:3-4

"You also open Your eyes on him And bring him into judgment with Yourself.

Job 32:2

But the anger of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram burned; against Job his anger burned because he justified himself before God.

Job 33:9

'I am pure, without transgression; I am innocent and there is no guilt in me.

Job 34:5

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

Psalm 130:3

If You, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?

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