Job 15:16

“How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

How much more abominable and filthie is man, which drinketh iniquitie like water?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

How much less one who is detestable and corrupt, Man, who drinks iniquity like water!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

How much less one that is abominable and corrupt, A man that drinketh iniquity like water!
- American Standard Version (1901)

How much less one who is disgusting and unclean, a man who takes in evil like water!
- Basic English Bible

How much less the abominable and corrupt, -- man, that drinketh unrighteousness like water!
- Darby Bible

How much more abominable and filthy is man, who drinketh iniquity like water?
- Webster's Bible

how much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water!
- World English Bible

Also -- surely abominable and filthy Is man drinking as water perverseness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

How much less one that is abominable and impure, man who drinketh iniquity like water!
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 15:16


15:16 Who - Who besides his natural proneness to sin, has contracted habits of sinning; and sins as freely, as greedily and delightfully, as men, especially in those hot countries, drink up water.


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