Job 16:17

17 yet my hands have been free of violence and my prayer is pure.

Job 16:17 in Other Translations

KJV
17 Not for any injustice in mine hands: also my prayer is pure.
ESV
17 although there is no violence in my hands, and my prayer is pure.
NLT
17 Yet I have done no wrong, and my prayer is pure.
MSG
17 Even though I've never hurt a soul and my prayers are sincere! The One Who Represents Mortals Before God
CSB
17 although my hands are free from violence and my prayer is pure.

Job 16:17 In-Context

15 “I have sewed sackcloth over my skin and buried my brow in the dust.
16 My face is red with weeping, dark shadows ring my eyes;
17 yet my hands have been free of violence and my prayer is pure.
18 “Earth, do not cover my blood; may my cry never be laid to rest!
19 Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is on high.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Isaiah 55:7; Isaiah 59:6; Jeremiah 18:11; John 3:8
  • 2. S Job 6:28; S Job 10:7; Job 13:7; Isaiah 53:9; Zephaniah 3:13
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