Job 1:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil.

New Living Translation
There once was a man named Job who lived in the land of Uz. He was blameless—a man of complete integrity. He feared God and stayed away from evil.

English Standard Version
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil.

Berean Study Bible
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. And this man was blameless and upright, fearing God and shunning evil.

New American Standard Bible
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.

NASB 1995
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.

NASB 1977
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job, and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God, and turning away from evil.

Amplified Bible
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God [with reverence] and abstained from and turned away from evil [because he honored God].

Christian Standard Bible
There was a man in the country of Uz named Job. He was a man of complete integrity, who feared God and turned away from evil.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There was a man in the country of Uz named Job. He was a man of perfect integrity, who feared God and turned away from evil.

Contemporary English Version
Many years ago, a man named Job lived in the land of Uz. He was a truly good person, who respected God and refused to do evil.

Good News Translation
There was a man named Job, living in the land of Uz, who worshiped God and was faithful to him. He was a good man, careful not to do anything evil.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A man named Job lived in Uz. He was a man of integrity: He was decent, he feared God, and he stayed away from evil.

International Standard Version
There once was a man in the land of Uz named Job. The man was blameless as well as upright. He feared God and kept away from evil.

NET Bible
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. And that man was pure and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.

New King James Version
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God and shunned evil.

King James 2000 Bible
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright, and one that feared God, and turned away from evil.

New Heart English Bible
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job, and that man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God, and turning away from evil.

World English Bible
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job. That man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.

American King James Version
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.

American Standard Version
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and turned away from evil.

A Faithful Version
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job. And that man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God and turned aside from evil.

Darby Bible Translation
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and this man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God and abstained from evil.

English Revised Version
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.

Webster's Bible Translation
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and shunned evil.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
There was a man in the lande of Vz called Iob, & this man was an vpright and iust man, one that feared God, and eschewed euill.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
In the lande of Hus there was a man whose name was Iob, & the same was a perfect and iust man, one that feared God and eschued euill.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
In the lode of Hus there was a man called Iob: an innocent and vertuous man, soch one as feared God, and eschued euell.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
There has been a man in the land of Uz—his name Job—and that man has been perfect and upright—both fearing God, and turning aside from evil.

Young's Literal Translation
A man there hath been in the land of Uz -- Job his name -- and that man hath been perfect and upright -- both fearing God, and turning aside from evil.

Smith's Literal Translation
A man as in the land of Uz, Job his name; and that man was blameless and upright, and fearing God, and departing from evil.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
There was a man in the land of Hus, whose name was Job, and that man was simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil.

Catholic Public Domain Version
There was a man in the land of Uz named Job, and he was a simple and honest man, fearing God and withdrawing from evil.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
There was a man in the land of Uz; his name was Job. The man was perfect and righteous and worshiped God and departed from evil.

Lamsa Bible
THERE was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was innocent and upright, and one who revered God and turned away from evil.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
THERE was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was whole-hearted and upright, and one that feared God, and shunned evil.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
There was a certain man in the land of Ausis, whose name was Job; and than man was true, blameless, righteous, and godly, abstaining from everything evil.








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