Job 27:1
New International Version
And Job continued his discourse:

New Living Translation
Job continued speaking:

English Standard Version
And Job again took up his discourse, and said:

Berean Study Bible
Then Job continued his discourse and said:

New American Standard Bible
Then Job continued his discourse and said,

King James Bible
Moreover Job continued his parable, and said,

Christian Standard Bible
Job continued his discourse, saying:

Contemporary English Version
Job said:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Job continued his discourse, saying:

International Standard Version
Job continued with his discussion and said:

NET Bible
And Job took up his discourse again:

New Heart English Bible
Job again took up his parable, and said,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Job continued his poems and said,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Job again took up his parable, and said:

New American Standard 1977
Then Job continued his discourse and said,

Jubilee Bible 2000
Moreover, Job continued his parable and said,

King James 2000 Bible
Moreover Job continued his discourse, and said,

American King James Version
Moreover Job continued his parable, and said,

American Standard Version
And Job again took up his parable, and said,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Job further continued and said in his parable,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Job also added, taking up his parable, and said:

Darby Bible Translation
And Job continued his parable and said,

English Revised Version
And Job again took up his parable, and said,

Webster's Bible Translation
Moreover, Job continued his parable, and said,

World English Bible
Job again took up his parable, and said,

Young's Literal Translation
And Job addeth to lift up his simile, and saith: --
Study Bible
Job Affirms His Integrity
1Then Job continued his discourse and said: 2“As surely as God lives, who has deprived me of justice, the Almighty, who has embittered my soul,…
Cross References
Job 13:12
Your maxims are proverbs of ashes; your defenses are defenses of clay.

Job 29:1
Again, Job continued his discourse and said:

Treasury of Scripture

Moreover Job continued his parable, and said,

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Lexicon
Then Job
אִ֭יּוֹב (’î·yō·wḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 347: Job -- a patriarch

continued
וַיֹּ֣סֶף (way·yō·sep̄)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3254: To add, augment

his discourse
מְשָׁל֗וֹ (mə·šā·lōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4912: A pithy maxim, a simile

and said:
וַיֹּאמַֽר׃ (way·yō·mar)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say
XXVII.

(1) Job continued his parable.--The remainder of Job's speech--now, for the first time, called his parable--consists of his determination not to renounce his righteousness (Job 27:2-6); his own estimate of the fate of the wicked (Job 27:7-23); his magnificent estimate of the nature of wisdom (Job 28); his comparison of his former life (Job 29) with that of his present experience (Job 30); his final declaration of his innocent and irreproachable conduct (Job 31).

Verses 1-23. - This chapter divides itself into three distinct portions. In the first, which extends to the end of ver. 6, Job is engaged in maintaining, with the utmost possible solemnity (ver. 2), both his actual integrity (ver. 6) and his determination to hold fast his integrity as long as he lives (vers. 4-6). In the second (vers. 7-10) he implicates a curse upon his enemies. In the third (vers. 11-23) he returns to the consideration of God's treatment of the wicked, and retracts the view which he had maintained controversially in Job 24:2-24, with respect to their prosperity, impunity, and equalization with the righteous in death. The retractation is so complete, the concessions are so large, that some have been induced to question whether they can possibly have been made by Job, and have been led on to suggest that we have here a third speech of Zophar's, such as "the symmetry of the general form" requires, which by accident or design has been transferred from him to Job. But the improbability of such a transfer, considering how in the Book of Job the speech of each separate interlocutor is introduced, is palpable; the dissimilarity between the speech and the other utterances of Zophar is striking; and (;he judgment of two such liberal critics as Ewald and Renan, that the passage is rightly placed, and rightly assigned to Job, should set all doubt at rest, and make an end of controversy (see Mr. Froude's 'Short Studies on Great Subjects,' vol. 1 pp. 315, 316; and Canon Cook's "Introduction to the Book of Job," in the 'Speaker's Commentary,' vol. 4. p. 7). Verse 1. - Moreover Job continued his parable, and said. The word translated "parable" (משׁל) is only used previously in Numbers 23, and 24. It is thought to "comprehend all discourses in which the results of discursive thought are concisely or figuratively expressed" (Cook). The introduction of a new term seems to imply that the present discourse occupies a position different from that of all the preceding ones. It is not tentative, controversial, or emotional, but expresses the deliberate judgment of the patriarch on the subjects discussed in it. Note the repetition of the term in Job 29:1. 27:1-6 Job's friends now suffered him to speak, and he proceeded in a grave and useful manner. Job had confidence in the goodness both of his cause and of his God; and cheerfully committed his cause to him. But Job had not due reverence when he spake of God as taking away his judgment, and vexing his soul. To resolve that our hearts shall not reproach us, while we hold fast our integrity, baffles the designs of the evil spirit.
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