Job 34:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
For he says, 'There is no profit in trying to please God.'

New Living Translation
He has even said, ‘Why waste time trying to please God?’

English Standard Version
For he has said, ‘It profits a man nothing that he should take delight in God.’

Berean Study Bible
For he has said, ‘It profits a man nothing that he should delight in God.’

New American Standard Bible
“For he has said, ‘It is of no use to a man When he becomes friends with God.’

NASB 1995
"For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing When he is pleased with God.'

NASB 1977
“For he has said, ‘It profits a man nothing When he is pleased with God.’

Amplified Bible
“For he has said, ‘It profits a man nothing When he takes delight and is pleased with God and obeys Him.’

Christian Standard Bible
For he has said, “A man gains nothing when he becomes God’s friend.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For he has said, "A man gains nothing when he becomes God's friend."

Contemporary English Version
because he has said, "It doesn't pay to please God."

Good News Translation
He says that it never does any good to try to follow God's will.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He says, 'It doesn't do any good to try to please God.'

International Standard Version
Because he says, 'There's no profit for a man to find joy with God.'"

NET Bible
For he says, 'It does not profit a man when he makes his delight with God.'
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.

New King James Version
For he has said, ‘It profits a man nothing That he should delight in God.’

King James 2000 Bible
For he has said, It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.

New Heart English Bible
For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.'

World English Bible
For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.'

American King James Version
For he has said, It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.

American Standard Version
For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing That he should delight himself with God.

A Faithful Version
For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing when he delights himself in God. '

Darby Bible Translation
For he hath said, It profiteth not a man if he delight himself in God.

English Revised Version
For he hath said, it profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.

Webster's Bible Translation
For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For he hath saide, It profiteth a man nothing that he should walke with God.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For he hath sayde, It profiteth a man nothing that he shoulde walke with God.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For he saieth: Though a ma be good, yet is he naught before God.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
For he has said, It does not profit a man "" When he delights himself with God.

Young's Literal Translation
For he hath said, 'It doth not profit a man, When he delighteth himself with God.'

Smith's Literal Translation
For he said, It will not profit a man in delighting himself with God.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For he hath said : Man shall not please God, although he run with him.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For he has said, “Man will not please God, even if he should travel with him.”

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
You said that a man is not just when he is a worshiper of God

Lamsa Bible
For he has said that a man is not justified because he fears God.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For he hath said: 'It profiteth a man nothing That he should be in accord with God.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For thou shouldest not say, There shall be no visitation of a man, whereas there is a visitation on him from the Lord.








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