Job 36:21

“Take heed, regard not iniquitie: for this hast thou chosen rather then affliction.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Take heed, regard not iniquity: for this hast thou chosen rather than affliction.
- King James Version

"Be careful, do not turn to evil, For you have preferred this to affliction.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take heed, regard not iniquity: For this hast thou chosen rather than affliction.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take care not to be turned to sin, for you have taken evil for your part in place of sorrow.
- Basic English Bible

Take heed, turn not to iniquity; for this hast thou chosen rather than affliction.
- Darby Bible

Take heed, regard not iniquity: for this hast thou chosen rather than affliction.
- Webster's Bible

Take heed, don't regard iniquity; for you have chosen this rather than affliction.
- World English Bible

Take heed -- do not turn unto iniquity, For on this thou hast fixed Rather than [on] affliction.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Take heed, regard not iniquity; for this hast thou chosen rather than affliction.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 36:21


36:21 Chosen - Thou hast chosen rather to quarrel with God, and censure his judgments, than quietly to submit to them.


Discussion for Job 36

  • Steve morrow
    JOB 36:6 HE PRESERVETH NOT THE LIFE OF THE WICKED BUT GIVETH RIGHT TO THE POOR 1 CORINTHIANS 16:22 IF ANY MAN LOVE NOT THE LORD JESUS CHRIST LET HIM BE ACCURSED O LORD COME *****EPHESIANS 6:24 GRACE BE WITH ALLTHEM THAT LOVE OUR ---- LORD JESUS CHRIST IN SINCERITY ---- AMEN
  • Lu2677
    Mindy; Romans 11:36 "For of him, through him and to him are all things, to whom be glory for ever." This is not directed at you specifically but most people do not see the magnitude of; "ALL THINGS."
  • Mindy Sleeper
    This verse proves to me that God created all things for Jesus Christ, by Jesus Christ, and through His Son, our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Breeze
    To anonymous
    The Lord is to be sought. The Bible clearly teaches that we can know truth and the Truth (Christ) through reading the Scriptures. Thus, preachers are not lying when they say you can know the Lord. However the bible makes it clear in Deuteronomy 13 what a false prophet is. Hope this helps
  • Robert Jackson
    I believe in that book of job he is saying the days are coming we will be poured down on.
  • MockingBird
    God is so much in wisdom : We I will be learning through out eternity. Can you imagine how fast this is that even a small drop of water that is according to the vapor to send an abundance of rain upon the earth from the clouds that drop and distill : Totally Awesome !!!! Wouldn't you say !!!! WOW !!!

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