Job 27:6

“My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

My righteousnesse I hold fast, and will not let it goe: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I liue.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I hold fast my righteousness and will not let it go. My heart does not reproach any of my days.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: My heart shall not reproach `me' so long as I live.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I will keep it safe, and will not let it go: my heart has nothing to say against any part of my life.
- Basic English Bible

My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart reproacheth [me] not one of my days.
- Darby Bible

My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
- Webster's Bible

I hold fast to my righteousness, and will not let it go. My heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
- World English Bible

On my righteousness I have laid hold, And I do not let it go, My heart doth not reproach me while I live.
- Youngs Literal Bible

My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go; my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 27:6


27:6 Reproach - With betraying my own cause and innocency.


Discussion for Job 27:6

  • To these men trying to point out His problems, he said, I 'm going to hang on to my righteousness. I 'm not going to omit I 'm wrong. This hardness develops quickly within self-righteous people. to the point they won 't let anyone tell them what to do. Read the parable of the publican Luke,18:10-11

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