Job 13:8
Good News Translation
Are you trying to defend him? Are you going to argue his case in court?

Contemporary English Version
and not telling the whole truth when you argue his case?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Do you accept this person, and do you endeavour to judge for God?

New American Bible
Is it for him that you show partiality? Do you make accusations on behalf of God?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Do you accept this person, and do you endeavour to judge for God?

Job 32:21 I will not accept the person of man, and I will not level God with man.

Job 34:19 Who accepteth not the persons of princes: nor hath regarded the tyrant, when he contended against the poor man: for all are the work of his hands.

Exodus 23:2,3 Thou shalt not follow the multitude to do evil: neither shalt thou yield in judgment, to the opinion of the most part, to stray from the truth. . . .

Proverbs 24:23 These things also to the wise: It is not good to have respect to persons in judgment.

Malachi 2:9 Therefore have I also made you contemptible, and base before all people, as you have not kept my ways, and have accepted persons in the law.

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Context
Job Reproves His Friends
7Hath God any need of your lie, that you should speak deceitfully for him? 8Do you accept this person, and do you endeavour to judge for God?9Or shall it please him, from whom nothing can be concealed? or shall he be deceived as a man, with your deceitful dealings?…
Cross References
Leviticus 19:15
Thou shalt not do that which is unjust, nor judge unjustly. Respect not the person of the poor: nor honour the countenance of the mighty. But judge thy neighbour according to justice.

Job 13:10
He shall reprove you, because in secret you accept his person.

Job 32:21
I will not accept the person of man, and I will not level God with man.

Proverbs 24:23
These things also to the wise: It is not good to have respect to persons in judgment.

Additional Translations
Would you show Him partiality or argue in His defense?Will you accept his person? will you contend for God?

Will ye show partiality to him? Will ye contend for God?

Or will ye draw back? nay do, ye yourselves be judges.

Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God?

Will ye respect his person? will ye contend for God?

Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God?

Will you show partiality to him? Will you contend for God?

His face do ye accept, if for God ye strive?
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