Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

If I wash myself with snow water, And make my hands never so clean;

New American Standard Bible

“If I should wash myself with snow
And cleanse my hands with lye,

King James Version

If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands never so clean;

Holman Bible

If I wash myself with snow,
and cleanse my hands with lye,

International Standard Version

"If I wash myself with water from snow, and cleanse my hands with lye,

A Conservative Version

If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands ever so clean,

Amplified


“If I were to wash myself with snow
And cleanse my hands with lye,

Bible in Basic English

If I am washed with snow water, and make my hands clean with soap;

Darby Translation

If I washed myself with snow-water, and cleansed my hands in purity,

Julia Smith Translation

If I washed myself in snow-water, and cleansed my hands clean;

King James 2000

If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands ever so clean;

Lexham Expanded Bible

If I wash myself with soap, and I cleanse my hands with lye,

Modern King James verseion

If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands ever so clean,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Though I washed my self with snowy water, and made mine hands never so clean,

NET Bible

If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands clean with lye,

New Heart English Bible

If I wash myself with snow, and cleanse my hands with lye,

The Emphasized Bible

Though I bathe myself in snow water, and cleanse, in cleanness itself, my hands,

Webster

If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands never so clean;

World English Bible

If I wash myself with snow, and cleanse my hands with lye,

Youngs Literal Translation

If I have washed myself with snow-water, And purified with soap my hands,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If I wash
רחץ 
Rachats 
Usage: 72

myself with
שׁלג 
Sheleg 
Usage: 20

and make my hands
כּף 
Kaph 
Usage: 192

בּר 
Bor 
Usage: 6

References

Context Readings

Job's Third Speech: A Response To Bildad

29 I shall be condemned; Why then do I labor in vain? 30 If I wash myself with snow water, And make my hands never so clean; 31 Yet wilt thou plunge me in the ditch, And mine own clothes shall abhor me.



Cross References

Jeremiah 2:22

For though thou wash thee with lye, and take thee much soap, yet thine iniquity is marked before me, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Job 31:7

If my step hath turned out of the way, And my heart walked after mine eyes, And if any spot hath cleaved to my hands:

Psalm 26:6

I will wash my hands in innocency: So will I compass thine altar, O Jehovah;

Proverbs 28:13

He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper: But whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.

Isaiah 1:16-18

Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil;

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash thy heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thine evil thoughts lodge within thee?

Romans 10:3

For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

1 John 1:8

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

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