Job 34:10

“Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of understanding: far be it from God, that he should do wickedness; and from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore hearken vnto me, ye men of vnderstanding: farre bee it from God, that he should doe wickednes, and from the Almighty, that hee should commit iniquitie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Therefore, listen to me, you men of understanding. Far be it from God to do wickedness, And from the Almighty to do wrong.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of understanding: Far be it from God, that he should do wickedness, And from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now then, you wise, take note; you men of knowledge, give ear to me. Let it be far from God to do evil, and from the Ruler of all to do wrong.
- Basic English Bible

Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of understanding: Far be wickedness from God, and wrong from the Almighty!
- Darby Bible

Therefore hearken to me, ye men of understanding: far be it from God, that he should do wickedness; and from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore listen to me, you men of understanding: far be it from God, that he should do wickedness, from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.
- World English Bible

Therefore, O men of heart, hearken to me; Far be it from God to do wickedness, And [from] the Mighty to do perverseness:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of understanding: Far be it from God, that He should do wickedness; and from the Almighty, that He should commit iniquity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Job 34:10

  • God is never to blame for the suffering and wickedness we see around us. Wickedness has absolutely no place in God's personality.
  • Gregory for verse 10
    Never blame god for your condition, never let you ill situation slide your soul into depression. Amen!

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