Job 9:2

“I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I know it is so of a trueth: but howe should man be iust with God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"In truth I know that this is so; But how can a man be in the right before God?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Of a truth I know that it is so: But how can man be just with God?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Truly, I see that it is so: and how is it possible for a man to get his right before God?
- Basic English Bible

Of a truth I know it is so; but how can man be just with God?
- Darby Bible

I know it to be so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?
- Webster's Bible

Truly I know that it is so, but how can man be just with God?
- World English Bible

Truly I have known that [it is] so, And what -- is man righteous with God?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Of a truth I know that it is so; and how can man be just with God?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 9:2


9:2 I know - That God is just in all his ways, that he doth ordinarily bless the righteous, and punish the wicked. Before God - And I know that no man is absolutely just, if God be severe to mark what is amiss in him.


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