Job 22:4

“Will he reprove thee for fear of thee? will he enter with thee into judgment?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Will hee reproue thee for feare of thee? will he enter with thee into iudgment?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Is it because of your reverence that He reproves you, That He enters into judgment against you?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Is it for thy fear `of him' that he reproveth thee, That he entereth with thee into judgment?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is it because you give him honour that he is sending punishment on you and is judging you?
- Basic English Bible

Will he reason with thee for fear of thee? Will he enter with thee into judgment?
- Darby Bible

Will he reprove thee for fear of thee? will he enter with thee into judgment?
- Webster's Bible

Is it for your piety that he reproves you, that he enters with you into judgment?
- World English Bible

Because of thy reverence Doth He reason [with] thee? He entereth with thee into judgment:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Is it for thy fear of Him that He reproveth thee, that He entereth with thee into judgment?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 22:4


22:4 Reprove - Punish thee. Because he is afraid, lest if he should let thee alone, thou wouldst grow too great and powerful for him: surely no. As thy righteousness cannot profit him, so thy wickedness can do him no hurt.


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