Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Job 34:31


“Has anyone said to God, ‘I have endured chastisement, 1  but I will not act wrongly any more.


Le 26:41; Ezr 9:13,14; Ne 9:33-38; Job 33:27; Job 40:3-5; Job 42:6; Jer 31:18,19; Da 9:7-14; Mic 7:9

NET © Notes

tn The Hebrew text has only “I lift up” or “I bear” (= I endure). The reading “I have been led astray” is obtained by changing the vowels to read a passive. If the MT is retained, an object has to be supplied, such as “chastisement” (so RSV, NASB) or “punishment” (NRSV). If not, then a different reading would be followed (e.g., “I was misguided” [NAB]; “I am guilty” [NIV]).

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