Job 34:17
Modern Translations
New International Version
Can someone who hates justice govern? Will you condemn the just and mighty One?

New Living Translation
Could God govern if he hated justice? Are you going to condemn the almighty judge?

English Standard Version
Shall one who hates justice govern? Will you condemn him who is righteous and mighty,

Berean Study Bible
Could one who hates justice govern? Will you condemn the just and mighty One,

New American Standard Bible
“Shall one who hates justice rule? And will you condemn the righteous mighty One,

NASB 1995
"Shall one who hates justice rule? And will you condemn the righteous mighty One,

NASB 1977
“Shall one who hates justice rule? And will you condemn a righteous mighty one,

Amplified Bible
“Shall one who hates justice [and is an enemy of right] govern? And will you condemn Him who is just and mighty?

Christian Standard Bible
Could one who hates justice govern the world? Will you condemn the mighty Righteous One,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Could one who hates justice govern the world? Will you condemn the mighty Righteous One,

Contemporary English Version
The mighty God is the one who brings about justice, and you are condemning him.

Good News Translation
Are you condemning the righteous God? Do you think that he hates justice?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Should anyone who hates justice be allowed to govern? Will you condemn the one who is righteous and mighty?

International Standard Version
Can one who hates justice really govern? And if God is righteous and mighty, can you condemn him?

NET Bible
Do you really think that one who hates justice can govern? And will you declare guilty the supremely righteous One,
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Shall even he that hateth right govern? and wilt thou condemn him that is most just?

New King James Version
Should one who hates justice govern? Will you condemn Him who is most just?

King James 2000 Bible
Shall even he that hates right govern? and will you condemn him that is most just?

New Heart English Bible
Shall even one who hates justice govern? Will you condemn him who is righteous and mighty?--

World English Bible
Shall even one who hates justice govern? Will you condemn him who is righteous and mighty?--

American King James Version
Shall even he that hates right govern? and will you condemn him that is most just?

American Standard Version
Shall even one that hateth justice govern? And wilt thou condemn him that is righteous and mighty?-

A Faithful Version
Indeed, shall anyone who hates justice govern? And will you condemn Him who is most just and mighty?

Darby Bible Translation
Should he that hateth right indeed govern? and wilt thou condemn the All-just?

English Revised Version
Shall even one that hateth right govern? and wilt thou condemn him that is just and mighty?

Webster's Bible Translation
Shall even he that hateth right govern? and wilt thou condemn him that is most just?

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Shal he that hateth iudgement, gouerne? & wilt thou iudge him wicked that is most iust?

Bishops' Bible of 1568
May he be a ruler that loueth not right? or may he that is a very innocent man do vngodly?

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Maye he be made whole, that loueth no right? Yf thou were a very innocent man, shuldest thou then be punyshed?
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Indeed, does one hating justice govern? Or do you condemn the Most Just?

Young's Literal Translation
Yea, doth one hating justice govern? Or the Most Just dost thou condemn?

Smith's Literal Translation
Also shall he hating judgment, rule? and if thou wilt condemn the just mighty one?

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Can he be healed that loveth not judgment? and how dost thou so far condemn him that is just?

Catholic Public Domain Version
Is he that does not love judgment able to be corrected? And how can you so greatly condemn him who is just?

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Whoever hates judgment is unjust, and if one is innocent, he is not justly condemned

Lamsa Bible
He who hates justice cannot be declared innocent, and he who is innocent will not be condemned justly;

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Shall even one that hateth right govern? And wilt thou condemn Him that is just and mighty--

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Behold then the one that hates iniquities, and that destroys the wicked, who is for ever just.








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