Job 17:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
Nevertheless, the righteous will hold to their ways, and those with clean hands will grow stronger.

New Living Translation
The righteous keep moving forward, and those with clean hands become stronger and stronger.

English Standard Version
Yet the righteous holds to his way, and he who has clean hands grows stronger and stronger.

Berean Study Bible
Yet a righteous one holds to his way, and the one with clean hands grows stronger.

New American Standard Bible
“Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And the one who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.

NASB 1995
"Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.

NASB 1977
“Nevertheless the righteous shall hold to his way, And he who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.

Amplified Bible
“Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his ways, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.

Christian Standard Bible
Yet the righteous person will hold to his way, and the one whose hands are clean will grow stronger.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet the righteous person will hold to his way, and the one whose hands are clean will grow stronger.

Contemporary English Version
They would do the right thing and because they did, they would grow stronger.

Good News Translation
Those who claim to be respectable are more and more convinced they are right.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Yet, the righteous person clings to his way, and the one with clean hands grows stronger.

International Standard Version
But the righteous person will hold to his way, and those with clean hands will grow stronger and stronger."

NET Bible
But the righteous man holds to his way, and the one with clean hands grows stronger.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

New King James Version
Yet the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will be stronger and stronger.

King James 2000 Bible
The righteous also shall hold to his way, and he that has clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

New Heart English Bible
Yet shall the righteous hold on his way. He who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.

World English Bible
Yet shall the righteous hold on his way. He who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.

American King James Version
The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that has clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

American Standard Version
Yet shall the righteous hold on his way, And he that hath clean hands shall wax stronger and stronger.

A Faithful Version
The righteous also shall hold on to his way, and he who has clean hands grows stronger and stronger.

Darby Bible Translation
But the righteous shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall increase in strength.

English Revised Version
Yet shall the righteous hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall wax stronger and stronger.

Webster's Bible Translation
The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But the righteous wil holde his way, & he whose hands are pure, shall increase his strength.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The righteous also wyll kepe his way, and he that hath cleane handes wyll euer be stronger and stronger.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The rightuous wil kepe his waye, and he yt hath cleane handes, wil euer be stronger & stronger.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the righteous lays hold [on] his way, "" And the clean of hands adds strength.

Young's Literal Translation
And the righteous layeth hold on his way, And the clean of hands addeth strength, And -- dumb are they all.

Smith's Literal Translation
And the just shall hold on his way, and the clean one of hands shall add strength.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And the just man shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And the just will cling to his way, and clean hands will increase strength.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
The righteous shall hold his way and will grasp firmly, and he whose hands are clean will add to power

Lamsa Bible
The righteous also shall hold to his way, and he that has clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Yet the righteous holdeth on his way, And he that hath clean hands waxeth stronger and stronger.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But let the faithful hold on his own way, and let him that is pure of hands take courage.








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