Job 33:26
New International Version
then that person can pray to God and find favor with him, they will see God's face and shout for joy; he will restore them to full well-being.

New Living Translation
When he prays to God, he will be accepted. And God will receive him with joy and restore him to good standing.

English Standard Version
then man prays to God, and he accepts him; he sees his face with a shout of joy, and he restores to man his righteousness.

Berean Study Bible
He prays to God and finds favor; he sees God’s face and shouts for joy, and God restores His righteousness to that man.

King James Bible
He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.

New King James Version
He shall pray to God, and He will delight in him, He shall see His face with joy, For He restores to man His righteousness.

New American Standard Bible
Then he will pray to God, and He will accept him, So that he may see His face with joy, And He will restore His righteousness to that person.

NASB 1995
Then he will pray to God, and He will accept him, That he may see His face with joy, And He may restore His righteousness to man.

NASB 1977
Then he will pray to God, and He will accept him, That he may see His face with joy, And He may restore His righteousness to man.

Amplified Bible
“He will pray to God, and He shall be favorable to him, So that he looks at His face with joy; For God restores to man His righteousness [that is, his right standing with God—with its joys].

Christian Standard Bible
He will pray to God, and God will delight in him. That person will see his face with a shout of joy, and God will restore his righteousness to him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He will pray to God, and God will delight in him. That man will see His face with a shout of joy, and God will restore his righteousness to him.

American Standard Version
He prayeth unto God, and he is favorable unto him, So that he seeth his face with joy: And he restoreth unto man his righteousness.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he will pray before God and he will answer him, and will be pleased with him and will appear before him in glory, and he will award to a son of man his righteousness

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he shall pray to the Lord, and his prayer shall be accepted of him; he shall enter with a cheerful countenance, with a full expression of praise: for he will render to men their due.

Contemporary English Version
and we ask God to accept us. Then we joyfully worship God, and we are rewarded because we are innocent.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall pray to God, and he will be gracious to him : and he shall see his face with joy, and he will render to man his justice.

English Revised Version
He prayeth unto God, and he is favourable unto him; so that he seeth his face with joy: and he restoreth unto man his righteousness.

Good News Translation
when they pray, God will answer; they will worship God with joy; God will set things right for them again.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They will pray to God, who will be pleased with them. They will see God's face and shout for joy as he restores their righteousness.

International Standard Version
Let him pray to God and he will accept him; he will appear before him with joyful shouts!"

JPS Tanakh 1917
He prayeth unto God, and He is favourable unto him; So that he seeth His face with joy; And He restoreth unto man his righteousness.

Literal Standard Version
He makes supplication to God, "" And He accepts him. And he sees His face with shouting, "" And He returns to man His righteousness.

NET Bible
He entreats God, and God delights in him, he sees God's face with rejoicing, and God restores to him his righteousness.

New Heart English Bible
He prays to God, and he is favorable to him, so that he sees his face with joy. He restores to man his righteousness.

World English Bible
He prays to God, and he is favorable to him, so that he sees his face with joy. He restores to man his righteousness.

Young's Literal Translation
He maketh supplication unto God, And He accepteth him. And he seeth His face with shouting, And He returneth to man His righteousness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elihu Rebukes Job
25then his flesh is refreshed like a child’s; he returns to the days of his youth. 26He prays to God and finds favor; he sees God’s face and shouts for joy, and God restores His righteousness to that man. 27Then he sings before men with these words: ‘I have sinned and perverted what was right; yet I did not get what I deserved.…

Cross References
Job 22:26
Surely then you will delight in the Almighty and lift up your face to God.

Job 22:27
You will pray to Him, and He will hear you, and you will fulfill your vows.

Job 33:25
then his flesh is refreshed like a child's; he returns to the days of his youth.

Job 34:28
They caused the cry of the poor to come before Him, and He heard the outcry of the afflicted.

Psalm 18:20
The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness; He has repaid me according to the cleanness of my hands.

Psalm 50:14
Sacrifice a thank offering to God, and fulfill your vows to the Most High.

Psalm 50:15
Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor Me."


Treasury of Scripture

He shall pray to God, and he will be favorable to him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render to man his righteousness.

pray

2 Kings 20:2-5
Then he turned his face to the wall, and prayed unto the LORD, saying, …

2 Chronicles 33:12,13,19
And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers, …

Psalm 6:1-9
To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David. O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure…

and he shall

Job 42:8,9
Therefore take unto you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you: for him will I accept: lest I deal with you after your folly, in that ye have not spoken of me the thing which is right, like my servant Job…

Numbers 6:25,26
The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: …

Psalm 4:6,7
There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us…

he will

Job 34:11
For the work of a man shall he render unto him, and cause every man to find according to his ways.

1 Samuel 26:23
The LORD render to every man his righteousness and his faithfulness: for the LORD delivered thee into my hand to day, but I would not stretch forth mine hand against the LORD'S anointed.

Psalm 18:20
The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.









(26) He will be favourable unto him.--Very beautiful is this description of the restoration of the penitent sinner and his recovery from sickness. He shall thankfully resort unto the house of God with joy, for that He has rewarded him according to his righteousness, which was the fruit of faith (Genesis 15:6; Psalm 32:1-2).

Verse 26. - He shall pray unto God, and he (i.e. God) will be favourable unto him, Being restored to God's favour, he will once more be able to address him in "effectual fervent prayer," and obtain whatever he desires of him. And he shall see his face with joy. God's face shall no longer be a terror to him, but he shall look upon it with joy and gladness. For he (i.e. God, will render unto man his righteousness. That is, will both account and make him righteous - both justify and sanctify him.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He will pray
יֶעְתַּ֤ר (ye‘·tar)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6279: To burn incense in worship, intercede

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

God
אֱל֨וֹהַּ ׀ (’ĕ·lō·w·ah)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 433: God -- a deity, the Deity

and find favor;
וַיִּרְצֵ֗הוּ (way·yir·ṣê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7521: To be pleased with, to satisfy a, debt

he will see
וַיַּ֣רְא (way·yar)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7200: To see

His face
פָּ֭נָיו (pā·nāw)
Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6440: The face

and shout for joy,
בִּתְרוּעָ֑ה (biṯ·rū·‘āh)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8643: Clamor, acclamation of joy, a battle-cry, clangor, of trumpets, as an alarum

and God will restore
וַיָּ֥שֶׁב (way·yā·šeḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

the righteousness
צִדְקָתֽוֹ׃ (ṣiḏ·qā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6666: Rightness, subjectively, objectively

of that man.
לֶ֝אֱנ֗וֹשׁ (le·’ĕ·nō·wōš)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 582: Man, mankind


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