Job 10:6
New International Version
that you must search out my faults and probe after my sin--

New Living Translation
that you must quickly probe for my guilt and search for my sin?

English Standard Version
that you seek out my iniquity and search for my sin,

Berean Study Bible
that You should seek my iniquity and search out my sin—

King James Bible
That thou inquirest after mine iniquity, and searchest after my sin?

New King James Version
That You should seek for my iniquity And search out my sin,

New American Standard Bible
That You should search for my guilt And carefully seek my sin?

NASB 1995
That You should seek for my guilt And search after my sin?

NASB 1977
That Thou shouldst seek for my guilt, And search after my sin?

Amplified Bible
That You seek my guilt And search for my sin?

Christian Standard Bible
that you look for my iniquity and search for my sin,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
that You look for my wrongdoing and search for my sin,

American Standard Version
That thou inquirest after mine iniquity, And searchest after my sin,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
That you inquire about my debts and about my sins?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
that thou hast enquired into mine iniquity, and searched out my sins?

Contemporary English Version
Is that why you are so quick to find fault with me?

Douay-Rheims Bible
That thou shouldst inquire after my iniquity, and search after my sin?

English Revised Version
That thou inquirest after mine iniquity, and searchest after my sin,

Good News Translation
Then why do you track down all my sins and hunt down every fault I have?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Is that why you look for guilt in me and search for sin in me?

International Standard Version
"'For you seek out my iniquity and search for my sin.

JPS Tanakh 1917
That Thou inquirest after mine iniquity, And searchest after my sin,

Literal Standard Version
That You inquire for my iniquity, "" And seek for my sin?

NET Bible
that you must search out my iniquity, and inquire about my sin,

New Heart English Bible
that you inquire after my iniquity, and search after my sin?

World English Bible
that you inquire after my iniquity, and search after my sin?

Young's Literal Translation
That Thou inquirest for mine iniquity, And for my sin seekest?

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job's Plea to God
5Are Your days like those of a mortal, or Your years like those of a man, 6that You should seek my iniquity and search out my sin— 7though You know that I am not guilty, and there is no deliverance from Your hand?…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:29
But if from there you will seek the LORD your God, you will find Him if you seek Him with all your heart and with all your soul.

Job 14:16
For then You would count my steps, but would not keep track of my sin.


Treasury of Scripture

That you enquire after my iniquity, and search after my sin?

Job 10:14-17
If I sin, then thou markest me, and thou wilt not acquit me from mine iniquity…

Psalm 10:15
Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till thou find none.

Psalm 44:21
Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth the secrets of the heart.









Verse 6. - That thou inquirest after mine iniquity, and searchest after my sin. It seems to Job that God must have been "extreme to mark what he has done amiss" (Psalm 130:3), must have searched into every corner of Ms life, and hunted out all his sins and shortcomings, to have been able to bring together against him a total commensurate or even approximately commensurate, with the punishment wherewith he has visited him.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
that
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

You should seek
תְבַקֵּ֥שׁ (ṯə·ḇaq·qêš)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 1245: To search out, to strive after

my iniquity
לַעֲוֺנִ֑י (la·‘ă·wō·nî)
Preposition-l | Noun - common singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

and search out
תִדְרֽוֹשׁ׃ (ṯiḏ·rō·wōš)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 1875: To tread, frequent, to follow, to seek, ask, to worship

my sin—
וּ֭לְחַטָּאתִ֥י (ū·lə·ḥaṭ·ṭā·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 2403: An offence, its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, expiation, an offender


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