Job 9:20
Text Analysis
518 [e]אִם־
6663 [e]אֶ֭צְדָּק
I were righteousV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
6310 [e]פִּ֣י
my own mouthN-msc | 1cs
7561 [e]יַרְשִׁיעֵ֑נִי
would condemn meV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms | 1cs
8535 [e]תָּֽם־
589 [e]אָ֝֗נִי
Though I [were]Pro-1cs
6140 [e]וַֽיַּעְקְשֵֽׁנִי׃
and it would prove me perverseConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms | 1cs

Hebrew Texts
איוב 9:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אִם־אֶ֭צְדָּק פִּ֣י יַרְשִׁיעֵ֑נִי תָּֽם־אָ֝֗נִי וַֽיַּעְקְשֵֽׁנִי׃

איוב 9:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אם־אצדק פי ירשיעני תם־אני ויעקשני׃

איוב 9:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אם־אצדק פי ירשיעני תם־אני ויעקשני׃

איוב 9:20 Hebrew Bible
אם אצדק פי ירשיעני תם אני ויעקשני׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Though I am righteous, my mouth will condemn me; Though I am guiltless, He will declare me guilty.

King James Bible
If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Even if I were in the right, my own mouth would condemn me; if I were blameless, my mouth would declare me guilty.
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