Job 31:24

“If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 31:24

If I haue made golde my hope, or haue said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If I have put my confidence {in} gold, And called fine gold my trust,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If I have made gold my hope, And have said to the fine gold, `Thou art' my confidence;
- American Standard Version (1901)

If I made gold my hope, or if I ever said to the best gold, I have put my faith in you;
- Basic English Bible

If I have made gold my hope, or said to the fine gold, My confidence!
- Darby Bible

If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;
- Webster's Bible

If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, 'You are my confidence;'
- World English Bible

If I have made gold my confidence, And to the pure gold have said, `My trust,'
- Youngs Literal Bible

If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold: 'Thou art my confidence';
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 31:24

Wesley's Notes for Job 31:24


31:23 For - I stood in awe of God and of his judgments. I could not - I knew myself unable either to oppose his power, or to bear his wrath. Even good men have need to restrain themselves from sin, with the fear of Destruction from God. Even when salvation from God is a comfort to us, yet destruction from God should be a terror to us. Adam in innocency was awed by a threatning.

31:26 I - This place speaks of the worship of the host of heaven, and especially of the sun and moon, the most eminent and glorious of that number, which was the most ancient kind of idolatry, and most frequent in the eastern countries. Shined - In its full strength and glory.


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