Job 9:29

If I be wicked, why then labour I in vain?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If I be wicked, why then labour I in vaine?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I am accounted wicked, Why then should I toil in vain?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I shall be condemned; Why then do I labor in vain?
- American Standard Version (1901)

You will not let me be clear of sin! why then do I take trouble for nothing?
- Basic English Bible

Be it that I am wicked, why then do I labour in vain?
- Darby Bible

If I am wicked, why then do I labor in vain?
- Webster's Bible

I shall be condemned. Why then do I labor in vain?
- World English Bible

I -- I am become wicked; why [is] this? [In] vain I labour.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I shall be condemned; why then do I labour in vain?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 9:29


9:29 I shall - I shall be used like a wicked man still. Why - Why then should I comfort myself with vain hopes of deliverance, as thou advisest me.


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