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Job 31 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:1 - "I made a covenant with my eyes, How then should I look lustfully at a young woman?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:2 - For what is the portion from God above, And the heritage from Shaddai on high?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:3 - Is it not calamity to the unrighteous, And disaster to the workers of iniquity?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:4 - Doesn't he see my ways, And number all my steps?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:5 - "If I have walked with falsehood, And my foot has hurried to deceit
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:6 - (Let me be weighed in an even balance, That God may know my integrity);
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:7 - If my step has turned out of the way, If my heart walked after my eyes, If any defilement has stuck to my hands,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:8 - Then let me sow, and let another eat; Yes, let the produce of my field be rooted out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:9 - "If my heart has been enticed to a woman, And I have laid wait at my neighbor's door;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:10 - Then let my wife grind for another, And let others sleep with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:11 - For that would be a heinous crime; Yes, it would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:12 - For it is a fire that consumes to destruction, And would root out all my increase.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:13 - "If I have despised the cause of my man-servant Or of my maid-servant, When they contended with me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:14 - What then shall I do when God rises up? When he visits, what shall I answer him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:15 - Didn't he who made me in the womb make him? Didn't one fashion us in the womb?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:16 - "If I have withheld the poor from their desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:17 - Or have eaten my morsel alone, And the fatherless has not eaten of it
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:18 - (No, from my youth he grew up with me as with a father, Her have I guided from my mother's womb);
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:19 - If I have seen any perish for want of clothing, Or that the needy had no covering;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:20 - If his heart hasn't blessed me, If he hasn't been warmed with my sheep's fleece;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:21 - If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, Because I saw my help in the gate:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:22 - Then let my shoulder fall from the shoulder-blade, And my arm be broken from the bone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:23 - For calamity from God is a terror to me, By reason of his majesty I can do nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:24 - "If I have made gold my hope, And have said to the fine gold, 'You are my confidence;'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:25 - If I have rejoiced because my wealth was great, And because my hand had gotten much;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:26 - If I have seen the sun when it shined, Or the moon moving in splendor,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:27 - And my heart has been secretly enticed, My hand threw a kiss from my mouth:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:28 - This also would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges; For I should have denied the God who is above.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:29 - "If I have rejoiced at the destruction of him who hated me, Or lifted up myself when evil found him;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:30 - (Yes, I have not allowed my mouth to sin By asking his life with a curse);
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:31 - If the men of my tent have not said, 'Who can find one who has not been filled with his meat?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:32 - (The foreigner has not lodged in the street; But I have opened my doors to the traveler);
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:33 - If like Adam I have covered my transgressions, By hiding my iniquity in my heart,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:34 - Because I feared the great multitude, And the contempt of families terrified me, So that I kept silence, and didn't go out of the door--
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:35 - Oh that I had one to hear me! (Behold, here is my signature, let Shaddai answer me); Let the accuser write my indictment!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:36 - Surely I would carry it on my shoulder; And I would bind it to me as a crown.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:37 - I would declare to him the number of my steps. As a prince would I go near to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:38 - If my land cries out against me, And the furrows of it weep together;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:39 - If I have eaten the fruits of it without money, Or have caused the owners of it to lose their life:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:40 - Let briars grow instead of wheat, And stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Iyov are ended.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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