Job 1:22

“In all this Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In all this Iob sinned not, nor charged God foolishly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Through all this Job did not sin nor did he blame God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In all this Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In all this Job did no sin, and did not say that God's acts were foolish.
- Basic English Bible

In all this Job sinned not, nor ascribed anything unseemly to God.
- Darby Bible

In all this Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly.
- Webster's Bible

In all this, Job did not sin, nor charge God with wrongdoing.
- World English Bible

In all this Job hath not sinned, nor given folly to God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For all this Job sinned not, nor ascribed aught unseemly to God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 1:22


1:22 Charged - Heb. not imputed folly to God; so far was he from blaspheming God, that he did not entertain any dishonourable thought of God, as if he had done anything unworthy of his infinite wisdom, or justice, or goodness, but heartily acquiesced in his good pleasure, and in his righteous though sharp proceedings against him. Discontent and impatience do in effect impute folly to God. Against the workings of these we should carefully watch, acknowledging that God has done well, but we have done foolishly.


Discussion for Job 1

  • Joe
    Job is a very awesome story of the bible. It tells me that God is always in control.
  • ALON CHARLES
    I remember in the early part of my salvation,I told GOD I want to be like JOB;and at that time I was thinking about the blessings;i later learned the importance of trials,and after 36 years I got my original testimony:I want to be like JOB.
  • BSP
    God viewed Job as an upright and righteous man because he had fear or a deep reverence and fear of displeasing God. Job shunned what was bad. If we imitate Job, we can be viewed in the same way by Jehovah God.
  • Donald Garron
    Job is the excellent example for mankind,to learn from the only existing being is God. Everything belongs to God, we don't gain anything so we have nothing to loose, except our relationship with God. To keep that relationship takes patience and perseveration.And steadfast in prayers.
  • MARK
    That is correct, 1 Thess ch 4 starting in v 13 lets us know that the "dead in Christ" are awaiting judgement day, and that also.... there will not be a 1000 yr reign on earth by Christ as most worldly religion teaches. We will meet him in the clouds, or air, and so shall we ever be with him. Also, 1 Samuel ch 28, v 19 lets us know that Samuel was not in heaven already, based on his remark to Saul.
  • LaVonne
    Mark Edens, I thought this may be interesting for you. I just read a commentary about Job 1
    Read Job 38:1-7. This expla
    ins the "sons of God". This is at the beginning of creation, they are
    created angels. I now believe Satan would not have been allowed in the third Heaven, where
    God's throne is located. Where the four beasts are constantly saying HOLY,HOLY,HOLY.
    Rev 4:8 and Satan is not.

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