Job 22:3

Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or is it gain to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or is it gaine to him, that thou makest thy waies perfite?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Is there any pleasure to the Almighty if you are righteous, Or profit if you make your ways perfect?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? Or is it gain `to him', that thou makest thy ways perfect?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is it of any interest to the Ruler of all that you are upright? or is it of use to him that your ways are without sin?
- Basic English Bible

Is it any pleasure to the Almighty if thou art righteous? And is it gain [to him] that thou makest thy ways perfect?
- Darby Bible

Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or is it gain to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect?
- Webster's Bible

Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that you are righteous? Or does it benefit him, that you make your ways perfect?
- World English Bible

Is it a delight to the Mighty One That thou art righteous? is it gain, That thou makest perfect thy ways?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Is it any advantage to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? Or is it gain to Him, that thou makest thy ways blameless?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 22:3


22:3 Is it - Such a pleasure as he needs for his own ease and contentment. Nay, God needs not us, or our services. We are undone, forever undone without him: but he is happy, forever happy without us.


Discussion for Job 22

  • Ahuwa Chiamaka
    God is the only one thatcan help even when people look down on us
  • Lydia prakash
    22:21 awesome word.thank you god thanks to kjb
  • WAYNE
    Very beautiful I look forward to know that I will go there with my family and friend that have excepted jesus as there savoir we are ready to leave as soon as Jesus calls us to be with him May God Bless you and your family Sincerely wayne
  • Thandeka
    I love this verse . God makes it clear that He is the only friend to those who are fully committed inHim. Jesuss is peace Himself
  • God's word is an instruction to govern our lives to fulfill our destiny. His word comes out from his mouth into our heart when we read.His word is spirit and life. He has exalted his word above his name.Amen
  • Judge margaret mutonyi for verse 28
    The power of confession is what keeps Christians hoping against hope.It is what keeps alive our faith as we keep seeing the unseen and believing in the incredible. At the end we see victory and the light of the Lord shines in our lives returning all the glory and hhonour

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