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Lay down now, put me in a surety with thee; who is he that will strike hands with me?
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Job 17:3
Lay downe now, put me in a suretie with thee; who is he that will strike hands with me?- King James Version (1611)
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"Lay down, now, a pledge for me with Yourself; Who is there that will be my guarantor?- New American Standard Version (1995)
Give now a pledge, be surety for me with thyself; Who is there that will strike hands with me?- American Standard Version (1901)
Be pleased, now, to be responsible for me to yourself; for there is no other who will put his hand in mine.- Basic English Bible
Lay down now [a pledge], be thou surety for me with thyself: who is he that striketh hands with me?- Darby Bible
Deliver me O Lord, and set me beside thee, and let any man's hand fight against me. - Douay Rheims Bible
Lay down now, put me in a surety with thee; who is he that will strike hands with me? - Webster's Bible
Now give a pledge, be collateral for me with yourself. Who is there who will strike hands with me?- World English Bible
Place, I pray Thee, my pledge with Thee; Who is he that striketh hand with me?- Youngs Literal Bible
Give now a pledge, be surety for me with Thyself; who else is there that will strike hands with me?- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Job 17:3
17:3 Surety - These words contain, an humble desire to God that he would be his surety, or appoint him a surety who should maintain his righteous cause against his opposers. Strike hands - Be surety to me; whereof that was the usual gesture.
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