Job 34:32
New International Version
Teach me what I cannot see; if I have done wrong, I will not do so again.’

New Living Translation
Or ‘I don’t know what evil I have done—tell me. If I have done wrong, I will stop at once’?

English Standard Version
teach me what I do not see; if I have done iniquity, I will do it no more’?

Berean Study Bible
Teach me what I cannot see; if I have done wrong, I will not do it again.’

King James Bible
That which I see not teach thou me: if I have done iniquity, I will do no more.

New King James Version
Teach me what I do not see; If I have done iniquity, I will do no more’?

New American Standard Bible
Teach me what I do not see; If I have done wrong, I will not do it again’?

NASB 1995
Teach me what I do not see; If I have done iniquity, I will not do it again ‘?

NASB 1977
Teach Thou me what I do not see; If I have done iniquity, I will do it no more’?

Amplified Bible
Teach me what I do not see [in regard to how I have sinned]; If I have done wrong (injustice, unrighteousness), I will not do it again’?

Christian Standard Bible
Teach me what I cannot see; if I have done wrong, I won’t do it again.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Teach me what I cannot see; if I have done wrong, I won’t do it again.”

American Standard Version
That which I see not teach thou me: If I have done iniquity, I will do it no more?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Teach me if you have done evil

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I will see apart from myself: do thou shew me if I have done unrighteousness; I will not do so any more.

Contemporary English Version
Then ask him to point out what you did wrong, so you won't do it again.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If I have erred, teach thou me : if I have spoken iniquity, I will add no more.

English Revised Version
That which I see not teach thou me: if I have done iniquity, I will do it no more?

Good News Translation
Have you asked God to show you your faults, and have you agreed to stop doing evil?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Teach me what I cannot see. If I've done wrong, I won't do it again.'

International Standard Version
What I don't see, instruct me! If I've done anything evil, I won't repeat it!'

JPS Tanakh 1917
That which I see not teach Thou me; If I have done iniquity, I will do it no more'?

Literal Standard Version
Besides [that which] I see, You show me, If I have done iniquity—I do not add?

NET Bible
Teach me what I cannot see. If I have done evil, I will do so no more.'

New Heart English Bible
Teach me that which I do not see. If I have done iniquity, I will do it no more'?

World English Bible
Teach me that which I don't see. If I have done iniquity, I will do it no more'?

Young's Literal Translation
Besides that which I see, shew Thou me, If iniquity I have done -- I do not add?'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elihu Confirms God's Justice
31Suppose someone says to God, ‘I have endured my punishment; I will offend no more. 32Teach me what I cannot see; if I have done wrong, I will not do it again.’ 33Should God repay you on your own terms when you have disavowed His? You must choose, not I; so tell me what you know.…

Cross References
Job 33:27
Then he sings before men with these words: 'I have sinned and perverted what was right; yet I did not get what I deserved.

Job 34:31
Suppose someone says to God, 'I have endured my punishment; I will offend no more.

Hosea 14:8
O Ephraim, what have I to do anymore with idols? It is I who answer and watch over him. I am like a flourishing cypress; your fruit comes from Me.


Treasury of Scripture

That which I see not teach you me: if I have done iniquity, I will do no more.

which

Job 10:2
I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; shew me wherefore thou contendest with me.

Psalm 19:12
Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.

Psalm 25:4,5
Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths…

if

Proverbs 28:13
He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

Luke 3:8-14
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham…

Ephesians 4:22,25-28
That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; …









Verse 32. - That which I see not, teach thou me; i.e. "If in anything I fail to see thy will, teach thou it me. Make thy way plain before my face." If I have done iniquity, I will do no more. The hypothetical form seems to be preferred, as more acceptable to Job, who maintained his righteousness, than a positive confession of sin.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Teach
הֹרֵ֑נִי (hō·rê·nî)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 3384: To flow as water, to lay, throw, to point out, to teach

me what I cannot
בִּלְעֲדֵ֣י (bil·‘ă·ḏê)
Preposition
Strong's 1107: Apart from, except, without

see;
אֶ֭חֱזֶה (’e·ḥĕ·zeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 2372: To gaze at, to perceive, contemplate, to have a, vision of

if
אִֽם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

I have done
פָּ֝עַ֗לְתִּי (pā·‘al·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6466: To do, make, to practise

wrong,
עָ֥וֶל (‘ā·wel)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5766: Injustice, unrighteousness

I will not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

do it again.’
אֹסִֽיף׃ (’ō·sîp̄)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3254: To add, augment


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