Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh said, "{Is it right for you to be angry}?"

New American Standard Bible

The Lord said, “Do you have good reason to be angry?”

King James Version

Then said the LORD, Doest thou well to be angry?

Holman Bible

The Lord asked, “Is it right for you to be angry?”

International Standard Version

The LORD replied, "Does being angry make you right?"

A Conservative Version

And LORD said, Do thou well to be angry?

American Standard Version

And Jehovah said, Doest thou well to be angry?


Then the Lord said, “Do you have a good reason to be angry?”

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said, Have you any right to be angry?

Darby Translation

And Jehovah said, Doest thou well to be angry?

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will say, Didst thou well for thee to be angry?

King James 2000

Then said the LORD, Do you do well to be angry?

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah said, Is anger rightly kindled in you?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD said unto Jonah, "Art thou so angry?"

NET Bible

The Lord said, "Are you really so very angry?"

New Heart English Bible

The LORD said, "Is it right for you to be angry?"

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Yahweh, Art thou rightly angry?


Then said the LORD, Doest thou well to be angry?

World English Bible

Yahweh said, "Is it right for you to be angry?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah saith, 'Is doing good displeasing to thee?'


Root Form
the Lord

Usage: 0

Doest thou well
Usage: 115



Context Readings

Jonah Is Angry At Yahweh's Compassion

3 And so then, Yahweh, please take my life from me, because [for] me death [is] better than life!" 4 And Yahweh said, "{Is it right for you to be angry}?" 5 And Jonah went out from the city and sat [down] east of the city, and he made for himself a shelter there. And he sat under it in the shade, {waiting to see} what would happen with the city.

Cross References

Matthew 20:15

Is it not permitted for me to do whatever I want with [what is] mine? Or is your eye evil because I am generous?'

Jonah 4:9

So God said to Jonah, "{Is it right for you to be angry} about the plant?" And he said, "{It is right for me to be angry enough to die}!"

Numbers 20:11-12

Then Moses lifted up his hand and struck the rock with his staff twice. And abundant water went out, and the community and their livestock drank.

Numbers 20:24

"Let Aaron be gathered to his people; he will not come into the land that I have given to the {Israelites} because you rebelled against {my word} at the waters of Meribah.

Psalm 106:32-33

They also angered [God] at the waters of Meribah, and it went badly for Moses on account of them,

Micah 6:3

"O my people, what have I done to you, and how have I wearied you? Answer me!

James 1:19-20

Understand [this], my dear brothers: every person must be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger,

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