Job 31:4
New International Version
Does he not see my ways and count my every step?

New Living Translation
Doesn’t he see everything I do and every step I take?

English Standard Version
Does not he see my ways and number all my steps?

Berean Study Bible
Does He not see my ways and count my every step?

King James Bible
Doth not he see my ways, and count all my steps?

New King James Version
Does He not see my ways, And count all my steps?

New American Standard Bible
“Does He not see my ways, And count all my steps?

NASB 1995
“Does He not see my ways And number all my steps?

NASB 1977
“Does He not see my ways, And number all my steps?

Amplified Bible
“Does not God see my ways And count all my steps?

Christian Standard Bible
Does he not see my ways and number all my steps?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Does He not see my ways and number all my steps?

American Standard Version
Doth not he see my ways, And number all my steps?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He sees my ways and he counts all my goings

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Will he not see my way, and number all my steps?

Contemporary English Version
and he keeps a close watch on everything I do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Doth not he consider my ways, and number all my steps?

English Revised Version
Doth not he see my ways, and number all my steps?

Good News Translation
God knows everything I do; he sees every step I take.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Doesn't he see my ways and count all my steps?

International Standard Version
He watches my life, observing every one of my actions, does he not?"

JPS Tanakh 1917
Doth not He see my ways, And count all my steps?

Literal Standard Version
Does He not see my ways, And number all my steps?

NET Bible
Does he not see my ways and count all my steps?

New Heart English Bible
Doesn't he see my ways, and number all my steps?

World English Bible
Doesn't he see my ways, and number all my steps?

Young's Literal Translation
Doth not He see my ways, And all my steps number?

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job's Final Appeal
3Does not disaster come to the unjust and calamity to the workers of iniquity? 4Does He not see my ways and count my every step? 5If I have walked in falsehood or my foot has rushed to deceit,…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the LORD roam to and fro over all the earth, to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose hearts are fully devoted to Him. You have acted foolishly in this matter. From now on, therefore, you will be at war."

Job 11:11
Surely He knows the deceit of men. If He sees iniquity, does He not take note?

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

Job 24:23
He gives them a sense of security, but His eyes are on their ways.

Job 28:24
For He looks to the ends of the earth and sees everything under the heavens.

Job 31:37
I would give account of all my steps; I would approach Him like a prince.)--

Job 34:21
For His eyes are on the ways of a man, and He sees his every step.


Treasury of Scripture

Does not he see my ways, and count all my steps?

Job 14:16
For now thou numberest my steps: dost thou not watch over my sin?

Job 34:21
For his eyes are upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his goings.

Genesis 16:13
And she called the name of the LORD that spake unto her, Thou God seest me: for she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth me?









(4) Doth not he.--The "He" is emphatic, obviously meaning God. His appeal is to the All-seeing knowledge of God, whom nothing escapes, and who is judge of the hearts and reins (Psalm 7:9; Psalm 44:21; Jeremiah 17:10; Jeremiah 20:12). (Comp. Acts 25:11.)

Verse 4. - Doth not he see my ways, and count all my steps? (see above, Job 7:18-20; and below, Job 34:21. Comp. also Psalm 139:3; Proverbs 5:21; Proverbs 15:3, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Does He
ה֭וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

not
הֲלֹא־ (hă·lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

see
יִרְאֶ֣ה (yir·’eh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7200: To see

my ways
דְרָכָ֑י (ḏə·rā·ḵāy)
Noun - common plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

and count
יִסְפּֽוֹר׃ (yis·pō·wr)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5608: To count, recount, relate

my every
וְֽכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

step?
צְעָדַ֥י (ṣə·‘ā·ḏay)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 6806: A pace, regular step


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