Job 17:3
Modern Translations
New International Version
"Give me, O God, the pledge you demand. Who else will put up security for me?

New Living Translation
“You must defend my innocence, O God, since no one else will stand up for me.

English Standard Version
“Lay down a pledge for me with you; who is there who will put up security for me?

Berean Study Bible
Give me, I pray, the pledge You demand. Who else will be my guarantor?

New American Standard Bible
“Make a pledge for me with Yourself; Who is there that will be my guarantor?

NASB 1995
"Lay down, now, a pledge for me with Yourself; Who is there that will be my guarantor?

NASB 1977
“Lay down, now, a pledge for me with Thyself; Who is there that will be my guarantor?

Amplified Bible
“Give me a pledge (guarantee, promise) with Yourself [acknowledge my innocence before my death]; Who is there that will be my guarantor and give security for me?

Christian Standard Bible
Accept my pledge! Put up security for me. Who else will be my sponsor?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Make arrangements! Put up security for me. Who else will be my sponsor?

Contemporary English Version
If you, LORD, don't help, who will pay the price for my release?

Good News Translation
I am being honest, God. Accept my word. There is no one else to support what I say.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Please guarantee my bail yourself. Who else will guarantee it with a handshake?

International Standard Version
Offer, then, some collateral on my behalf. Is there anyone who will be my guarantor?

NET Bible
Make then my pledge with you. Who else will put up security for me?
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Lay down now, put me in a surety with thee; who is he that will strike hands with me?

New King James Version
“Now put down a pledge for me with Yourself. Who is he who will shake hands with me?

King James 2000 Bible
Lay down a surety for me with you; who is he that will give surety for me?

New Heart English Bible
"Now give a pledge, be collateral for me with yourself. Who is there who will strike hands with me?

World English Bible
"Now give a pledge, be collateral for me with yourself. Who is there who will strike hands with me?

American King James Version
Lay down now, put me in a surety with you; who is he that will strike hands with me?

American Standard Version
Give now a pledge, be surety for me with thyself; Who is there that will strike hands with me?

A Faithful Version
Please lay down a pledge for me with Yourself; who is he who will strike hands with me?

Darby Bible Translation
Lay down now [a pledge], be thou surety for me with thyself: who is he that striketh hands with me?

English Revised Version
Give now a pledge, be surety for me with thyself; who is there that will strike hands with me?

Webster's Bible Translation
Lay down now, put me in a surety with thee; who is he that will strike hands with me?

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Lay downe nowe and put me in suretie for thee: who is hee, that will touch mine hand?

Bishops' Bible of 1568
O deliuer me, and loke out one to be my suretie in thy sight: what is he that knoweth who wyll promise for me?

Coverdale Bible of 1535
O delyuer me, and set me by the, who shall then be able to thrust my hondes together?
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Now place my pledge with You; Who is he that strikes hand with me?

Young's Literal Translation
Place, I pray Thee, my pledge with Thee; Who is he that striketh hand with me?

Smith's Literal Translation
Set up now, pledge me with thee: who is he will strike for my hand?

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Deliver me O Lord, and set me beside thee, and let any man's hand fight against me.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Free me, O Lord, and set me beside you, and let the hand of anyone you wish fight against me.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Set now my tent with you! Why is this entrusted into my hands?

Lamsa Bible
Make me, I pray thee, a hostage with thee; then I will surrender myself.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Give now a pledge, be surety for me with Thyself; Who else is there that will strike hands with me?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Who is this? let him join hands with me.








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