Job 31:7
New International Version
if my steps have turned from the path, if my heart has been led by my eyes, or if my hands have been defiled,

New Living Translation
If I have strayed from his pathway, or if my heart has lusted for what my eyes have seen, or if I am guilty of any other sin,

English Standard Version
if my step has turned aside from the way and my heart has gone after my eyes, and if any spot has stuck to my hands,

Berean Study Bible
If my steps have turned from the path, if my heart has followed my eyes, or impurity has stuck to my hands,

New American Standard Bible
"If my step has turned from the way, Or my heart followed my eyes, Or if any spot has stuck to my hands,

King James Bible
If my step hath turned out of the way, and mine heart walked after mine eyes, and if any blot hath cleaved to mine hands;

Christian Standard Bible
If my step has turned from the way, my heart has followed my eyes, or impurity has stained my hands,

Contemporary English Version
If I have disobeyed him or even wanted to,

Good News Translation
If I have turned from the right path or let myself be attracted to evil, if my hands are stained with sin,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If my step has turned from the way, my heart has followed my eyes, or impurity has stained my hands,

International Standard Version
If I have stepped away from the way, or if my heart covets whatever my eyes see, or if some other blemish clings to my hands,

NET Bible
If my footsteps have strayed from the way, if my heart has gone after my eyes, or if anything has defiled my hands,

New Heart English Bible
if my step has turned out of the way, if my heart walked after my eyes, if any defilement has stuck to my hands,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"If my steps have left the [proper] path, or my heart has followed [the desire of] my eyes, or my hands are stained [with sin],

JPS Tanakh 1917
If my step hath turned out of the way, And my heart walked after mine eyes, And if any spot hath cleaved to my hands;

New American Standard 1977
“If my step has turned from the way, Or my heart followed my eyes, Or if any spot has stuck to my hands,

Jubilee Bible 2000
If my step has turned out of the way and my heart walked after my eyes and if any blot has cleaved to my hands,

King James 2000 Bible
If my step has turned out of the way, and my heart walked after my eyes, and if any spot has cleaved to my hands;

American King James Version
If my step has turned out of the way, and my heart walked after my eyes, and if any blot has stuck to my hands;

American Standard Version
If my step hath turned out of the way, And my heart walked after mine eyes, And if any spot hath cleaved to my hands:

Douay-Rheims Bible
If my step hath turned out of the way, and if my heart hath followed my eyes, and if a spot hath cleaved to my hands:

Darby Bible Translation
If my step have turned out of the way, and my heart followed mine eyes, and if any blot cleaveth to my hands;

English Revised Version
If my step hath turned out of the way, and mine heart walked after mine eyes, and if any spot hath cleaved to mine hands:

Webster's Bible Translation
If my step hath turned out of the way, and my heart walked after my eyes, and if any blot hath cleaved to my hands;

World English Bible
if my step has turned out of the way, if my heart walked after my eyes, if any defilement has stuck to my hands,

Young's Literal Translation
If my step doth turn aside from the way, And after mine eyes hath my heart gone, And to my hands cleaved hath blemish,
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Job's Final Appeal
6let God weigh me with honest scales, and He will know my integrity. 7If my steps have turned from the path, if my heart has followed my eyes, or impurity has stuck to my hands, 8then may another eat what I have sown, and my crops be uprooted.…
Cross References
Job 9:30
If I should wash myself with snow and cleanse my hands with lye,

Job 17:9
Yet the righteous will hold to his way, and the one with clean hands will grow stronger.

Job 23:11
My feet have followed in His tracks; I have kept His way without turning aside.

Ecclesiastes 11:9
Rejoice, O young man, while you are young, and let your heart be glad in the days of your youth. Walk in the ways of your heart and in the sight of your eyes, but know that for all these things God will bring you to judgment.

Treasury of Scripture

If my step has turned out of the way, and my heart walked after my eyes, and if any blot has stuck to my hands;

If my

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

mine heart

Numbers 15:39 And it shall be to you for a fringe, that you may look on it, and …

Ecclesiastes 11:9 Rejoice, O young man, in your youth; and let your heart cheer you …

Ezekiel 6:9 And they that escape of you shall remember me among the nations where …

Ezekiel 14:3,7 Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their heart, and …

Matthew 5:29 And if your right eye offend you, pluck it out, and cast it from you…

cleaved

Psalm 101:3 I will set no wicked thing before my eyes: I hate the work of them …

Isaiah 33:15 He that walks righteously, and speaks uprightly; he that despises …







Lexicon
If
אִ֥ם (’im)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

my steps
אַשֻּׁרִי֮ (’aš·šu·rî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 838: Step, going

have turned
תִּטֶּ֣ה (tiṭ·ṭeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5186: To stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend

from
מִנִּ֪י (min·nî)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

the path,
הַ֫דָּ֥רֶךְ (had·dā·reḵ)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

if my heart
לִבִּ֑י (lib·bî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

has followed
וְאַחַ֣ר (wə·’a·ḥar)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 310: The hind or following part

my eyes,
עֵ֭ינַי (‘ê·nay)
Noun - cdc | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5869: An eye, a fountain

or impurity
מֻאֽוּם׃‪‬ (mu·’ūm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3971: To stain, a blemish

has stuck
דָּ֣בַק (dā·ḇaq)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1692: To impinge, cling, adhere, to catch by pursuit

to my hands,
וּ֝בְכַפַּ֗י (ū·ḇə·ḵap·pay)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - fdc | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3709: Hollow or flat of the hand, palm, sole (of the foot), a pan
(7) If my step hath turned out of the way--The form of the expression is very emphatic: the narrow way of strict integrity and righteousness. (Compare the expression applied to the first believers, Acts 9:2--men of the way.)

Verse 7. - If my step hath turned out of the way. If; i.e., I have at any time knowingly and voluntarily departed from the way of thy commandments, as made known to me either by godly men or by thy law written in my heart, then let the consequences follow that are mentioned in the next verse. Or if mine heart hath walked after mine eyes, and if consequently any blot hath cleaved to mine hands; i.e. if I have been guilty of any plain act of sin. It is to be remembered that Job has the testimony of God himself to the fact that he was "a perfect and an upright man, one that feared God, and eschewed evil (Job 2:3). 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!
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