Job 31:5
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New International Version
"If I have walked with falsehood or my foot has hurried after deceit--

New Living Translation
"Have I lied to anyone or deceived anyone?

English Standard Version
“If I have walked with falsehood and my foot has hastened to deceit;

New American Standard Bible
"If I have walked with falsehood, And my foot has hastened after deceit,

King James Bible
If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot hath hasted to deceit;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If I have walked in falsehood or my foot has rushed to deceit,

International Standard Version
"If I've lived my life in the company of vanity, or run quickly to embrace deception,

NET Bible
If I have walked in falsehood, and if my foot has hastened to deceit--

New Heart English Bible
"If I have walked with falsehood, and my foot has hurried to deceit

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"If I have walked with lies or my feet have run after deception,

JPS Tanakh 1917
If I have walked with vanity, And my foot hath hasted to deceit--

New American Standard 1977
“If I have walked with falsehood,
            And my foot has hastened after deceit,

Jubilee Bible 2000
If I have walked with falsehood or if my foot has hastened to deceit,

King James 2000 Bible
If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot has hastened to deceit;

American King James Version
If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot has hurried to deceit;

American Standard Version
If I have walked with falsehood, And my foot hath hasted to deceit;

Douay-Rheims Bible
If I have walked in vanity, and my foot hath made haste to deceit:

Darby Bible Translation
If I have walked with falsehood, and my foot hath hasted to deceit,

English Revised Version
If I have walked with vanity, and my foot hath hasted to deceit;

Webster's Bible Translation
If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot hath hasted to deceit;

World English Bible
"If I have walked with falsehood, and my foot has hurried to deceit

Young's Literal Translation
If I have walked with vanity, And my foot doth hasten to deceit,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
31:1-8 Job did not speak the things here recorded by way of boasting, but in answer to the charge of hypocrisy. He understood the spiritual nature of God's commandments, as reaching to the thoughts and intents of the heart. It is best to let our actions speak for us; but in some cases we owe it to ourselves and to the cause of God, solemnly to protest our innocence of the crimes of which we are falsely accused. The lusts of the flesh, and the love of the world, are two fatal rocks on which multitudes split; against these Job protests he was always careful to stand upon his guard. And God takes more exact notice of us than we do of ourselves; let us therefore walk circumspectly. He carefully avoided all sinful means of getting wealth. He dreaded all forbidden profit as much as all forbidden pleasure. What we have in the world may be used with comfort, or lost with comfort, if honestly gotten. Without strict honestly and faithfulness in all our dealings, we can have no good evidence of true godliness. Yet how many professors are unable to abide this touchstone!
Study Bible
Job's Final Appeal
4"Does He not see my ways And number all my steps? 5"If I have walked with falsehood, And my foot has hastened after deceit, 6Let Him weigh me with accurate scales, And let God know my integrity.…
Cross References
Job 15:31
"Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; For emptiness will be his reward.

Micah 2:11
"If a man walking after wind and falsehood Had told lies and said, 'I will speak out to you concerning wine and liquor,' He would be spokesman to this people.
Treasury of Scripture

If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot has hurried to deceit;

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Psalm 7:3-5 O LORD my God, If I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands…

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Psalm 4:2 O you sons of men, how long will you turn my glory into shame? how …

Psalm 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips …

Psalm 44:20,21 If we have forgotten the name of our God, or stretched out our hands …

Proverbs 12:11 He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that …

Jeremiah 2:5 Thus said the LORD, What iniquity have your fathers found in me, …

Ezekiel 13:8 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Because you have spoken vanity, …

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