Job 16:17

“Not for any injustice in mine hands: also my prayer is pure.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Not for any iniustice in mine hands: also my prayer is pure.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Although there is no violence in my hands, And my prayer is pure.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Although there is no violence in my hands, And my prayer is pure.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Though my hands have done no violent acts, and my prayer is clean.
- Basic English Bible

Although there is no violence in my hands, and my prayer is pure.
- Darby Bible

Not for any injustice in my hands: also my prayer is pure.
- Webster's Bible

Although there is no violence in my hands, and my prayer is pure.
- World English Bible

Not for violence in my hands, And my prayer [is] pure.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Although there is no violence in my hands, and my prayer is pure.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 16:17


16:17 Not - And all this is not come upon me for any injurious dealing, but for other reasons known to God only. Pure - I do not cast off God's fear and service, chap.#15:4|. I do still pray and worship God, and my prayer is accompanied with a sincere heart.


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