Job 22:5
New International Version
Is not your wickedness great? Are not your sins endless?

New Living Translation
No, it’s because of your wickedness! There’s no limit to your sins.

English Standard Version
Is not your evil abundant? There is no end to your iniquities.

Berean Study Bible
Is not your wickedness great? Are not your iniquities endless?

King James Bible
Is not thy wickedness great? and thine iniquities infinite?

New King James Version
Is not your wickedness great, And your iniquity without end?

New American Standard Bible
“Is your wickedness not abundant, And is there no end to your guilty deeds?

NASB 1995
“Is not your wickedness great, And your iniquities without end?

NASB 1977
“Is not your wickedness great, And your iniquities without end?

Amplified Bible
“Is not your wickedness great, And your sins without end?

Christian Standard Bible
Isn’t your wickedness abundant and aren’t your iniquities endless?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Isn’t your wickedness abundant and aren’t your iniquities endless?

American Standard Version
Is not thy wickedness great? Neither is there any end to thine iniquities.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Behold, your evil is great and there is no end to your sin

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Is not thy wickedness abundant, and thy sins innumerable?

Contemporary English Version
No! It's because of your terrible and endless sins.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And not for thy manifold wickedness, and thy infinite iniquities?

English Revised Version
Is not thy wickedness great? neither is there any end to thine iniquities.

Good News Translation
No, it's because you have sinned so much; it's because of all the evil you do.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Aren't you really very wicked? Is there no end to your wrongdoing?

International Standard Version
Your wickedness is great, isn't it? There's no limit to your iniquity, is there?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Is not thy wickedness great? And are not thine iniquities without end?

Literal Standard Version
Is your wickedness not abundant? And there is no end to your iniquities.

NET Bible
Is not your wickedness great and is there no end to your iniquity?

New Heart English Bible
Isn't your wickedness great? Neither is there any end to your iniquities.

World English Bible
Isn't your wickedness great? Neither is there any end to your iniquities.

Young's Literal Translation
Is not thy wickedness abundant? And there is no end to thine iniquities.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Eliphaz Exhorts Job
4Is it for your reverence that He rebukes you and enters into judgment against you? 5Is not your wickedness great? Are not your iniquities endless? 6For you needlessly demanded security from your brothers and deprived the naked of their clothing.…

Cross References
Job 11:6
and disclose to you the secrets of wisdom, for true wisdom has two sides. Know then that God exacts from you less than your iniquity deserves.

Job 15:5
For your iniquity instructs your mouth, and you choose the language of the crafty.

Job 36:17
But now you are laden with the judgment due the wicked; judgment and justice have seized you.


Treasury of Scripture

Is not your wickedness great? and your iniquities infinite?

not thy

Job 4:7-11
Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? or where were the righteous cut off? …

Job 11:14
If iniquity be in thine hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell in thy tabernacles.

Job 15:5,6,31-34
For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou choosest the tongue of the crafty…

thine

Psalm 19:12
Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.

Psalm 40:12
For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head: therefore my heart faileth me.









(5) Is not thy wickedness great?--This was mere conjecture and surmise, arising simply from a false assumption: namely, that a just God can only punish the wicked, and that therefore those must be wicked whom He punishes.

Verse 5. - Is not thy wickedness great? Judging from the greatness of Job's punishment, Eliphaz concludes, logically from his premisses, that his wickedness must be commensurate. He must have been guilty of almost every form of ill-doing. And thine iniquities infinite? literally, and is there not no end to thine iniquities? These general conclusions seem to Eliphaz to justify him in proceeding to the enumeration of details.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Is not
הֲלֹ֣א (hă·lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

your wickedness
רָעָֽתְךָ֣ (rā·‘ā·ṯə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

great?
רַבָּ֑ה (rab·bāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 7227: Much, many, great

Are not your iniquities
לַעֲוֺנֹתֶֽיךָ׃ (la·‘ă·wō·nō·ṯe·ḵā)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

endless?
וְאֵֽין־ (wə·’ên-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle


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