Job 34:7
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New International Version
Is there anyone like Job, who drinks scorn like water?

New Living Translation
"Tell me, has there ever been a man like Job, with his thirst for irreverent talk?

English Standard Version
What man is like Job, who drinks up scoffing like water,

New American Standard Bible
"What man is like Job, Who drinks up derision like water,

King James Bible
What man is like Job, who drinketh up scorning like water?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
What man is like Job? He drinks derision like water.

International Standard Version
"What man is like Job, who drinks mockery like water,

NET Bible
What man is like Job, who drinks derision like water!

New Heart English Bible
What man is like Job, who drinks scorn like water,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
What person is like Job, who drinks scorn like water,

JPS Tanakh 1917
What man is like Job, Who drinketh up scorning like water?

New American Standard 1977
“What man is like Job,
            Who drinks up derision like water,

Jubilee Bible 2000
What man is like Job, who drinks up the scorn like water?

King James 2000 Bible
What man is like Job, who drinks up scorn like water?

American King James Version
What man is like Job, who drinks up scorning like water?

American Standard Version
What man is like Job, Who drinketh up scoffing like water,

Douay-Rheims Bible
What man is there like Job, who drinketh up scorning like water?

Darby Bible Translation
What man is like Job? he drinketh up scorning like water,

English Revised Version
What man is like Job, who drinketh up scorning like water?

Webster's Bible Translation
What man is like Job, who drinketh up scorning like water?

World English Bible
What man is like Job, who drinks scorn like water,

Young's Literal Translation
Who is a man like Job? He drinketh scoffing like water,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
34:1-9 Elihu calls upon those present to decide with him upon Job's words. The plainest Christian, whose mind is enlightened, whose heart is sanctified by the Spirit of God, and who is versed in the Scriptures, can say how far matters, words, or actions, agree with true religion, better than any that lean to their own understandings. Job had spoken as if he meant wholly to justify himself. He that say, I have cleansed my hands in vain, does not only offend against God's children, Ps 73:13-15, but gratifies his enemies, and says as they say.
Study Bible
Elihu Confirms God's Justice
6Should I lie concerning my right? My wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.' 7"What man is like Job, Who drinks up derision like water, 8Who goes in company with the workers of iniquity, And walks with wicked men?…
Cross References
Job 12:4
"I am a joke to my friends, The one who called on God and He answered him; The just and blameless man is a joke.

Job 15:16
How much less one who is detestable and corrupt, Man, who drinks iniquity like water!

Proverbs 19:28
A rascally witness makes a mockery of justice, And the mouth of the wicked spreads iniquity.
Treasury of Scripture

What man is like Job, who drinks up scorning like water?

Job 15:16 How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinks iniquity like water?

Deuteronomy 29:19 And it come to pass, when he hears the words of this curse, that …

Proverbs 1:22 How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? and the scorners …

Proverbs 4:17 For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.

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