Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For He is not a man as I am that I may answer Him, That we may go to court together.

King James Version

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment.

Holman Bible

For He is not a man like me, that I can answer Him,
that we can take each other to court.

International Standard Version

He's not a man like me, so that I can answer him, or that we can enter into litigation with one another.

A Conservative Version

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, that we should come together in judgment.

American Standard Version

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, That we should come together in judgment.

Amplified

For [God] is not a [mere] man, as I am, that I should answer Him, that we should come together in court.

Bible in Basic English

For he is not a man as I am, that I might give him an answer, that we might come together before a judge.

Darby Translation

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him; that we should come together in judgment.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together unto judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

For not a man as I; I shall answer him, we shall come together in judgment

King James 2000

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in trial.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"For [he is] not a mortal like me [that] I can answer him, [that] {we can come to trial together}.

Modern King James verseion

For He is not a man, as I am, that I should answer Him, that we should come together in judgment;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he that I must give answer unto, and with whom I go to law, is not a man as I am.

NET Bible

For he is not a human being like I am, that I might answer him, that we might come together in judgment.

New Heart English Bible

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, that we should come together in judgment.

The Emphasized Bible

For he is not a man like myself, whom I might answer, nor could we come together into judgment:

Webster

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment.

World English Bible

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, that we should come together in judgment.

Youngs Literal Translation

But if a man like myself -- I answer him, We come together into judgment.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For he is not a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

as I am, that I should answer
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

him, and we should come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

Context Readings

Job's Third Speech: A Response To Bildad

31 Yet You would plunge me into the pit, And my own clothes would abhor me. 32 "For He is not a man as I am that I may answer Him, That we may go to court together. 33 "There is no umpire between us, Who may lay his hand upon us both.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 6:10

Whatever exists has already been named, and it is known what man is; for he cannot dispute with him who is stronger than he is.

Romans 9:20

On the contrary, who are you, O man, who answers back to God? The thing molded will not say to the molder, "Why did you make me like this," will it?

Psalm 143:2

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

Numbers 23:19

"God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent; Has He said, and will He not do it? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?

1 Samuel 16:7

But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."

Job 13:18-23

"Behold now, I have prepared my case; I know that I will be vindicated.

Job 23:3-7

"Oh that I knew where I might find Him, That I might come to His seat!

Job 33:12

"Behold, let me tell you, you are not right in this, For God is greater than man.

Job 35:5-7

"Look at the heavens and see; And behold the clouds--they are higher than you.

Isaiah 45:9

"Woe to the one who quarrels with his Maker-- An earthenware vessel among the vessels of earth! Will the clay say to the potter, 'What are you doing?' Or the thing you are making say, 'He has no hands'?

Jeremiah 49:19

"Behold, one will come up like a lion from the thickets of the Jordan against a perennially watered pasture; for in an instant I will make him run away from it, and whoever is chosen I shall appoint over it For who is like Me, and who will summon Me into court? And who then is the shepherd who can stand against Me?"

1 John 3:20

in whatever our heart condemns us; for God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

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