Job 9:20

“If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If I iustifie my selfe, mine owne mouth shall condemne me: If I say, I am perfect, it shall also prooue me peruerse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Though I am righteous, my mouth will condemn me; Though I am guiltless, He will declare me guilty.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Though I be righteous, mine own mouth shall condemn me: Though I be perfect, it shall prove me perverse.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Though I was in the right, he would say that I was in the wrong; I have done no evil; but he says that I am a sinner.
- Basic English Bible

If I justified myself, mine own mouth would condemn me; were I perfect, he would prove me perverse.
- Darby Bible

If I justify myself, my own mouth will condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, that also will prove me perverse.
- Webster's Bible

Though I am righteous, my own mouth shall condemn me. Though I am blameless, it shall prove me perverse.
- World English Bible

If I be righteous, Mine mouth doth declare me wicked, Perfect I am! -- it declareth me perverse.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Though I be righteous, mine own mouth shall condemn me; though I be innocent, He shall prove me perverse.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 9:20


9:20 Justify - If I plead against God mine own righteousness and innocency.


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