Parallel Bible results for Job 31

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Job 31

TNIV 1 "I made a covenant with my eyes not to look lustfully at a virgin. NIV 1 "I made a covenant with my eyes not to look lustfully at a girl. TNIV 2 For what is our lot from God above, our heritage from the Almighty on high? NIV 2 For what is man's lot from God above, his heritage from the Almighty on high? TNIV 3 Is it not ruin for the wicked, disaster for those who do wrong? NIV 3 Is it not ruin for the wicked, disaster for those who do wrong? TNIV 4 Does he not see my ways and count my every step? NIV 4 Does he not see my ways and count my every step? TNIV 5 "If I have walked with falsehood or my foot has hurried after deceit-- NIV 5 "If I have walked in falsehood or my foot has hurried after deceit-- TNIV 6 let God weigh me in honest scales and he will know that I am blameless-- NIV 6 let God weigh me in honest scales and he will know that I am blameless-- TNIV 7 if my steps have turned from the path, if my heart has been led by my eyes, or if my hands have been defiled, NIV 7 if my steps have turned from the path, if my heart has been led by my eyes, or if my hands have been defiled, TNIV 8 then may others eat what I have sown, and may my crops be uprooted. NIV 8 then may others eat what I have sown, and may my crops be uprooted. TNIV 9 "If my heart has been enticed by a woman, or if I have lurked at my neighbor's door, NIV 9 "If my heart has been enticed by a woman, or if I have lurked at my neighbor's door, TNIV 10 then may my wife grind another man's grain, and may other men sleep with her. NIV 10 then may my wife grind another man's grain, and may other men sleep with her. TNIV 11 For that would have been wicked, a sin to be judged. NIV 11 For that would have been shameful, a sin to be judged. TNIV 12 It is a fire that burns to Destruction; it would have uprooted my harvest. NIV 12 It is a fire that burns to Destruction; it would have uprooted my harvest. TNIV 13 "If I have denied justice to any of my servants, whether male or female, when they had a grievance against me, NIV 13 "If I have denied justice to my menservants and maidservants when they had a grievance against me, TNIV 14 what will I do when God confronts me? What will I answer when called to account? NIV 14 what will I do when God confronts me? What will I answer when called to account? TNIV 15 Did not he who made me in the womb make them? Did not the same one form us both within our mothers? NIV 15 Did not he who made me in the womb make them? Did not the same one form us both within our mothers? TNIV 16 "If I have denied the desires of the poor or let the eyes of the widow grow weary, NIV 16 "If I have denied the desires of the poor or let the eyes of the widow grow weary, TNIV 17 if I have kept my bread to myself, not sharing it with the fatherless-- NIV 17 if I have kept my bread to myself, not sharing it with the fatherless-- TNIV 18 but from my youth I reared them as a father would, and from my birth I guided the widow-- NIV 18 but from my youth I reared him as would a father, and from my birth I guided the widow-- TNIV 19 if I have seen anyone perishing for lack of clothing, or the needy without garments, NIV 19 if I have seen anyone perishing for lack of clothing, or a needy man without a garment, TNIV 20 and their hearts did not bless me for warming them with the fleece from my sheep, NIV 20 and his heart did not bless me for warming him with the fleece from my sheep, TNIV 21 if I have raised my hand against the fatherless, knowing that I had influence in court, NIV 21 if I have raised my hand against the fatherless, knowing that I had influence in court, TNIV 22 then let my arm fall from the shoulder, let it be broken off at the joint. NIV 22 then let my arm fall from the shoulder, let it be broken off at the joint. TNIV 23 For I dreaded destruction from God, and for fear of his splendor I could not do such things. NIV 23 For I dreaded destruction from God, and for fear of his splendor I could not do such things. TNIV 24 "If I have put my trust in gold or said to pure gold, 'You are my security,' NIV 24 "If I have put my trust in gold or said to pure gold, 'You are my security,' TNIV 25 if I have rejoiced over my great wealth, the fortune my hands had gained, NIV 25 if I have rejoiced over my great wealth, the fortune my hands had gained, TNIV 26 if I have regarded the sun in its radiance or the moon moving in splendor, NIV 26 if I have regarded the sun in its radiance or the moon moving in splendor, TNIV 27 so that my heart was secretly enticed and my hand offered them a kiss of homage, NIV 27 so that my heart was secretly enticed and my hand offered them a kiss of homage, TNIV 28 then these also would be sins to be judged, for I would have been unfaithful to God on high. NIV 28 then these also would be sins to be judged, for I would have been unfaithful to God on high. TNIV 29 "If I have rejoiced at my enemies' misfortune or gloated over the trouble that came to them-- NIV 29 "If I have rejoiced at my enemy's misfortune or gloated over the trouble that came to him-- TNIV 30 I have not allowed my mouth to sin by invoking a curse against their life-- NIV 30 I have not allowed my mouth to sin by invoking a curse against his life-- TNIV 31 if those of my household have never said, 'Who has not been filled with Job's meat?'-- NIV 31 if the men of my household have never said, 'Who has not had his fill of Job's meat?'-- TNIV 32 but no stranger had to spend the night in the street, for my door was always open to the traveler-- NIV 32 but no stranger had to spend the night in the street, for my door was always open to the traveler-- TNIV 33 if I have concealed my sin as people do, by hiding my guilt in my heart NIV 33 if I have concealed my sin as men do, by hiding my guilt in my heart TNIV 34 because I so feared the crowd and so dreaded the contempt of the clans that I kept silent and would not go outside-- NIV 34 because I so feared the crowd and so dreaded the contempt of the clans that I kept silent and would not go outside-- TNIV 35 ("Oh, that I had someone to hear me! I sign now my defense--let the Almighty answer me; let my accuser put his indictment in writing. NIV 35 ("Oh, that I had someone to hear me! I sign now my defense--let the Almighty answer me; let my accuser put his indictment in writing. TNIV 36 Surely I would wear it on my shoulder, I would put it on like a crown. NIV 36 Surely I would wear it on my shoulder, I would put it on like a crown. TNIV 37 I would give him an account of my every step; I would present it to him as to a ruler.)-- NIV 37 I would give him an account of my every step; like a prince I would approach him.)-- TNIV 38 "if my land cries out against me and all its furrows are wet with tears, NIV 38 "if my land cries out against me and all its furrows are wet with tears, TNIV 39 if I have devoured its yield without payment or broken the spirit of its tenants, NIV 39 if I have devoured its yield without payment or broken the spirit of its tenants, TNIV 40 then let briers come up instead of wheat and stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Job are ended. NIV 40 then let briers come up instead of wheat and weeds instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.