Job 34:6
Modern Translations
New International Version
Although I am right, I am considered a liar; although I am guiltless, his arrow inflicts an incurable wound.'

New Living Translation
I am innocent, but they call me a liar. My suffering is incurable, though I have not sinned.’

English Standard Version
in spite of my right I am counted a liar; my wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.’

Berean Study Bible
Would I lie about my case? My wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.’

New American Standard Bible
Should I lie about my right? My wound is incurable, though I am without wrongdoing.’

NASB 1995
Should I lie concerning my right? My wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.'

NASB 1977
Should I lie concerning my right? My wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.’

Amplified Bible
Although I am right, I am accounted a liar. My wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.’

Christian Standard Bible
Would I lie about my case? My wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Would I lie about my case? My wound is incurable, though I am without transgression."

Contemporary English Version
Job also argues that God considers him a liar and that he is suffering severely in spite of his innocence.

Good News Translation
He asks, "How could I lie and say I am wrong? I am fatally wounded, but I am sinless."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I'm considered a liar in spite of my rights. I've been wounded by a deadly arrow, though I haven't been disobedient.'

International Standard Version
Have I lied concerning the justice that I deserve? My wound is incurable, though transgression cannot be attributed to me.'

NET Bible
Concerning my right, should I lie? My wound is incurable, although I am without transgression.'
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Should I lie against my right? my wound is incurable without transgression.

New King James Version
Should I lie concerning my right? My wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.’

King James 2000 Bible
Should I lie concerning my right? my wound is incurable though I am without transgression.

New Heart English Bible
Notwithstanding my right I am considered a liar. My wound is incurable, though I am without disobedience.'

World English Bible
Notwithstanding my right I am considered a liar. My wound is incurable, though I am without disobedience.'

American King James Version
Should I lie against my right? my wound is incurable without transgression.

American Standard Version
Notwithstanding my right I am accounted a liar; My wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.

A Faithful Version
Should I lie against my right? My wound cannot be cured; I am without transgression. '

Darby Bible Translation
Should I lie against my right? My wound is incurable without transgression.

English Revised Version
Notwithstanding my right I am accounted a liar; my wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.

Webster's Bible Translation
Should I lie against my right? my wound is incurable without transgression.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Should I lye in my right? my wound of the arrowe is grieuous without my sinne.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
In my right I shoulde be a lyer: my wounde is incurable without my fault.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
I must nedes be a lyar, though my cause be right: & violetly am I plaged, where as I made no fawte.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Against my right do I lie? My arrow [is] mortal—without transgression.

Young's Literal Translation
Against my right do I lie? Mortal is mine arrow -- without transgression.'

Smith's Literal Translation
Shall I speak falsehood against my judgment? mine arrow was desperate without transgression.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For in judging me there is a lie : my arrow is violent without any sin.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For, within my judgment, there is a lie: my vehement barbs are without any sin.”

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Who is the man who is destroyed without an offense?

Lamsa Bible
Who is the man who has perished without transgression?

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Notwithstanding my right I am accounted a liar; My wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he has erred in my judgment: my wound is severe without unrighteousness of mine.








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