Job 27:5
New International Version
I will never admit you are in the right; till I die, I will not deny my integrity.

New Living Translation
I will never concede that you are right; I will defend my integrity until I die.

English Standard Version
Far be it from me to say that you are right; till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.

Berean Study Bible
I will never say that you are right; I will maintain my integrity until I die.

King James Bible
God forbid that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove mine integrity from me.

New King James Version
Far be it from me That I should say you are right; Till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.

New American Standard Bible
“Far be it from me that I should declare you right; Until I die, I will not give up my integrity.

NASB 1995
“Far be it from me that I should declare you right; Till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.

NASB 1977
“Far be it from me that I should declare you right; Till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.

Amplified Bible
“Far be it from me that I should admit you are right [in your accusations against me]; Until I die, I will not remove my integrity from me.

Christian Standard Bible
I will never affirm that you are right. I will maintain my integrity until I die.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will never affirm that you are right. I will maintain my integrity until I die.

American Standard Version
Far be it from me that I should justify you: Till I die I will not put away mine integrity from me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
God forbid me until I shall die, my integrity will not depart from me!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Far be it from me that I should justify you till I die; for I will not let go my innocence,

Contemporary English Version
Until the day I die, I will refuse to do wrong by saying you are right,

Douay-Rheims Bible
God forbid that I should judge you to be just: till I die I will not depart from my innocence.

English Revised Version
God forbid that I should justify you: till I die I will not put away mine integrity from me.

Good News Translation
I will never say that you men are right; I will insist on my innocence to my dying day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It's unthinkable for me to admit that you are right. Until I breathe my last breath, I will never give up my claim of integrity.

International Standard Version
Far be it from me to admit that you're right! I intend to maintain my integrity even if it kills me!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Far be it from me that I should justify you; Till I die I will not put away mine integrity from me.

Literal Standard Version
Defilement to me—if I justify you, Until I expire I do not turn aside my integrity from me.

NET Bible
I will never declare that you three are in the right; until I die, I will not set aside my integrity!

New Heart English Bible
Far be it from me that I should justify you. Until I die I will not put away my integrity from me.

World English Bible
Far be it from me that I should justify you. Until I die I will not put away my integrity from me.

Young's Literal Translation
Pollution to me -- if I justify you, Till I expire I turn not aside mine integrity from me.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job Affirms His Integrity
4my lips will not speak wickedness, and my tongue will not utter deceit. 5I will never say that you are right; I will maintain my integrity until I die. 6I will cling to my righteousness and never let go. As long as I live, my conscience will not accuse me.…

Cross References
Job 2:3
Then the LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one on earth like him, a man who is blameless and upright, who fears God and shuns evil. He still retains his integrity, even though you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause."

Job 6:29
Reconsider; do not be unjust. Reconsider, for my righteousness is at stake.

Job 13:15
Though He slay me, I will hope in Him. I will still defend my ways to His face.

Job 29:14
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; justice was my robe and my turban.

Job 31:6
let God weigh me with honest scales, that He may know my integrity.

Job 32:1
So these three men stopped answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

Job 32:2
This kindled the anger of Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram. He burned with anger against Job for justifying himself rather than God,


Treasury of Scripture

God forbid that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove my integrity from me.

justify

Job 32:3
Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.

Job 42:7
And it was so, that after the LORD had spoken these words unto Job, the LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against thee, and against thy two friends: for ye have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant Job hath.

Deuteronomy 25:1
If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.

I will not

Job 2:9
Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? curse God, and die.

Job 13:15
Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain mine own ways before him.

Job 29:14
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.









(5) God forbid that I should justify you.--To admit the wickedness with which his friends charged him would have been to justify them--to say that they were right and he was wrong. This he resolves not to do.

Verse 5.- God forbid that I should justify you; i.e. allow that you have been right all along, and that I have drawn these judgments down upon me by secret sins. Till I die I will

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will never
חָלִ֣ילָה (ḥā·lî·lāh)
Interjection | third person feminine singular
Strong's 2486: For, a profaned thing, far be it!

declare that you are right;
אַצְדִּ֪יק (’aṣ·dîq)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6663: To be just or righteous

I will maintain
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

my integrity
תֻּמָּתִ֣י (tum·mā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 8538: Innocence

until
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

I die.
אֶגְוָ֑ע (’eḡ·wā‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 1478: To breathe out, expire


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