Job 31:9

“If mine heart have been deceived by a woman, or if I have laid wait at my neighbour's door;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 31:9

If mine heart haue bene deceiued by a woman, or if I haue layde wait at my neighbours doore:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If my heart has been enticed by a woman, Or I have lurked at my neighbor's doorway,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If my heart hath been enticed unto a woman, And I have laid wait at my neighbor's door;
- American Standard Version (1901)

If my heart went after another man's wife, or if I was waiting secretly at my neighbour's door;
- Basic English Bible

If my heart have been enticed unto a woman, so that I laid wait at my neighbour's door,
- Darby Bible

If my heart hath been deceived by a woman, or if I have laid wait at my neighbor's door;
- Webster's Bible

If my heart has been enticed to a woman, and I have laid wait at my neighbor's door,
- World English Bible

If my heart hath been enticed by woman, And by the opening of my neighbour I laid wait,
- Youngs Literal Bible

If my heart have been enticed unto a woman, and I have lain in wait at my neighbour's door;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 31:9

Wesley's Notes for Job 31:9


31:7 Heart - If I have let my heart loose to covet forbidden things, which mine eyes have seen: commonly sin enters by the eye into the heart. A blot - Any unjust gain.

31:8 Increase - All my plants, and fruits, and improvements.

31:10 Then - Not as if Job desired this; but that if God should give up his wife to such wickedness, he should acknowledge his justice in it.

31:11 This - Adultery. It is - Heb. an iniquity of the judges; which belongs to them to take cognizance of, and to punish, even with death; and that not only by the law of Moses, but even by the law of nature, as appears from the known laws and customs of the Heathen nations.


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