Job 31:26
Good News Translation
I have never worshiped the sun in its brightness or the moon in all its beauty.

Contemporary English Version
I have never openly or secretly

Douay-Rheims Bible
If I beheld the sun when it shined and the moon going in brightness:

New American Bible
Had I looked upon the light as it shone, or the moon in the splendor of its progress,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If I beheld the sun when it shined and the moon going in brightness:

beheld

Genesis 1:16-18 And God made two great lights: a greater light to rule the day; and a lesser light to rule the night: and the stars. . . .

Deuteronomy 4:19 Lest perhaps lifting up thy eyes to heaven, thou see the sun and the moon, and all the stars of heaven, and being deceived by error thou adore and serve them, which the Lord thy God created for the service of all the nations, that are under heaven.

Deuteronomy 11:16 Beware lest perhaps your heart be deceived, and you depart from the Lord, and serve strange gods, and adore them:

Deuteronomy 17:3 So as to go and serve strange gods, and adore them, the sun and the moon, and all the host of heaven, which I have not commanded:

2 Kings 23:5,11 And he destroyed the soothsayers, whom the kings of Juda had appointed to sacrifice in the high places in the cities of Juda, and round about Jerusalem: them also that burnt incense to Baal, and to the sun, and to the moon, and to the twelve signs, and to all the host of heaven. . . .

Jeremiah 8:2 And they shall spread them abroad to the sun, and the moon, and all the host of heaven, whom they have loved, and whom they have served, and after whom have walked, and whom they have sought, and adored: they shall not be gathered, and they shall not be buried: they shall be as dung upon the face of the earth.

Ezekiel 8:16 And he brought me into the inner court of the house of the Lord: and behold at the door of the temple of the Lord, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men having their backs towards the temple of the Lord, in their faces to the east: and they adored towards the rising of the sun.

sun.

Psalm 8:3,4 For I will behold thy heavens, the works of thy fingers: the moon and the stars which thou hast founded. . . .

Jeremiah 44:17 But we will certainly do every word that shall proceed out of our own mouth, to sacrifice to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings to her, as we and our fathers have done, our kings, and our princes in the cities of Juda, and in the streets of Jerusalem: and we were filled with bread, and it was well with us, and we saw no evil.

in brightness.

Context
Job's Final Appeal
25If I have rejoiced over my great riches, and because my hand had gotten much. 26If I beheld the sun when it shined and the moon going in brightness:27And my heart in secret hath rejoiced, and I have kissed my hand with my mouth:…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:19
Lest perhaps lifting up thy eyes to heaven, thou see the sun and the moon, and all the stars of heaven, and being deceived by error thou adore and serve them, which the Lord thy God created for the service of all the nations, that are under heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3
So as to go and serve strange gods, and adore them, the sun and the moon, and all the host of heaven, which I have not commanded:

2 Kings 23:11
And he took away the horses which the kings of Juda had given to the sun, at the entering in of the temple of the Lord, near the chamber of Nathanmelech the eunuch, who was in Pharurim: and he burnt the chariots of the sun with fire.

Job 25:5
Behold even the moon doth not shine, and the stars are not pure in his sight.

Job 31:27
And my heart in secret hath rejoiced, and I have kissed my hand with my mouth:

Songs 6:10
Who is she that cometh forth as the morning rising, fair as the moon, bright as the sun, terrible as an army set in array?

Ezekiel 8:16
And he brought me into the inner court of the house of the Lord: and behold at the door of the temple of the Lord, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men having their backs towards the temple of the Lord, in their faces to the east: and they adored towards the rising of the sun.

Additional Translations
if I have regarded the sun in its radiance or at the moon moving in splendor,If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness;

If I have beheld the sun when it shined, Or the moon walking in brightness,

(do we not see the shining sun eclipsed, and the moon waning? for they have not power to continue:)

If I beheld the sun when it shone, or the moon walking in brightness,

If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness;

If I have beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness;

if I have seen the sun when it shined, or the moon moving in splendor,

If I see the light when it shineth, And the precious moon walking,
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