Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Job 35:2

Context
NET ©

“Do you think this to be 1  just: when 2  you say, ‘My right before God.’ 3 

NIV ©

"Do you think this is just? You say, ‘I shall be cleared by God.’

NASB ©

"Do you think this is according to justice? Do you say, ‘My righteousness is more than God’s’?

NLT ©

"Do you think it is right for you to claim, ‘I am righteous before God’?

MSG ©

"Does this kind of thing make any sense? First you say, 'I'm perfectly innocent before God.'

BBE ©

Does it seem to you to be right, and righteousness before God, to say,

NRSV ©

"Do you think this to be just? You say, ‘I am in the right before God.’

NKJV ©

"Do you think this is right? Do you say, ‘My righteousness is more than God’s’?


KJV
Thinkest
<02803> (8804)
thou this to be right
<04941>_,
[that] thou saidst
<0559> (8804)_,
My righteousness
<06664>
[is] more than God's
<0410>_?
NASB ©
"Do you think
<02803>
this
<0384>
is according to justice
<04941>
? Do you say
<0559>
, 'My righteousness
<06664>
is more
<04480>
than
<04480>
God's
<0410>
'?
HEBREW
lam
<0410>
yqdu
<06664>
trma
<0559>
jpsml
<04941>
tbsx
<02803>
tazh (35:2)
<02063>
LXXM
ti
<5100
I-ASN
touto
<3778
D-ASN
hghsw
<2233
V-AMI-2S
en
<1722
PREP
krisei
<2920
N-DSF
su
<4771
P-NS
tiv
<5100
I-NSM
ei
<1510
V-PAI-2S
oti
<3754
CONJ
eipav {V-AAI-2S} dikaiov
<1342
A-NSM
eimi
<1510
V-PAI-1S
enanti
<1725
PREP
kuriou
<2962
N-GSM
NET © [draft] ITL
“Do you think
<02803>
this to be just
<04941>
: when you say
<0559>
, ‘My right
<06664>
before God
<0410>
.’
NET ©

“Do you think this to be 1  just: when 2  you say, ‘My right before God.’ 3 

NET © Notes

tn The line could be read as “do you reckon this for justice? Here “to be” is understood.

tn The word “when” is not in the Hebrew text, but is implied.

tn The brief line could be interpreted in a number of ways. The MT simply has “my right from God.” It could be “I am right before God,” “I am more just/right than God” (identifying the preposition as a comparative min (מִן); cf. J. E. Hartley, Job [NICOT], 463), “I will be right before God,” or “My just cause against God.”



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