Job 34:5
New International Version
"Job says, 'I am innocent, but God denies me justice.

New Living Translation
For Job also said, ‘I am innocent, but God has taken away my rights.

English Standard Version
For Job has said, ‘I am in the right, and God has taken away my right;

Berean Study Bible
For Job has declared, ‘I am righteous, yet God has deprived me of justice.

New American Standard Bible
"For Job has said, 'I am righteous, But God has taken away my right;

King James Bible
For Job hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken away my judgment.

Christian Standard Bible
For Job has declared, "I am righteous, yet God has deprived me of justice.

Contemporary English Version
Job claims he is innocent and God is guilty of mistreating him.

Good News Translation
Job claims that he is innocent, that God refuses to give him justice.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For Job has declared, "I am righteous, yet God has deprived me of justice.

International Standard Version
Now this is Job's claim: 'Even though I'm innocent, God has stopped treating me righteously.

NET Bible
For Job says, 'I am innocent, but God turns away my right.

New Heart English Bible
For Job has said, 'I am righteous, God has taken away my right:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
because Job has said, 'I'm righteous, but God has taken away my rights.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For Job hath said: 'I am righteous, And God hath taken away my right;

New American Standard 1977
“For Job has said, ‘I am righteous, But God has taken away my right;

Jubilee Bible 2000
For Job has said, I am righteous; and God has taken away my right.

King James 2000 Bible
For Job has said, I am righteous: and God has taken away my justice.

American King James Version
For Job has said, I am righteous: and God has taken away my judgment.

American Standard Version
For Job hath said, I am righteous, And God hath taken away my right:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For Job has said, I am righteous: the Lord has removed my judgment.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For Job hath said : I am just, and God hath overthrown my judgment.

Darby Bible Translation
For Job hath said, I am righteous, and God hath taken away my judgment:

English Revised Version
For Job hath said, I am righteous, and God hath taken away my right:

Webster's Bible Translation
For Job hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken away my judgment.

World English Bible
For Job has said, 'I am righteous, God has taken away my right:

Young's Literal Translation
For Job hath said, 'I have been righteous, And God hath turned aside my right,
Study Bible
Elihu Confirms God's Justice
4Let us choose for ourselves what is right; let us learn together what is good. 5For Job has declared, ‘I am righteous, yet God has deprived me of justice. 6Would I lie about my case? My wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.’…
Cross References
Job 6:29
Reconsider; do not be unjust. Reconsider, for my righteousness is at stake.

Job 13:18
Behold, now that I have prepared my case, I know that I will be vindicated.

Job 27:2
"As surely as God lives, who has deprived me of justice, the Almighty, who has embittered my soul,

Job 33:9
I am pure, without transgression; I am clean, with no iniquity in me.

Job 34:4
Let us choose for ourselves what is right; let us learn together what is good.

Isaiah 40:27
Why do you say, O Jacob, and why do you assert, O Israel, "My way is hidden from the LORD, and my claim is ignored by my God"?

Treasury of Scripture

For Job has said, I am righteous: and God has taken away my judgment.

I

Job 10:7
Thou knowest that I am not wicked; and there is none that can deliver out of thine hand.

Job 11:4
For thou hast said, My doctrine is pure, and I am clean in thine eyes.

Job 16:17
Not for any injustice in mine hands: also my prayer is pure.

God

Job 9:17
For he breaketh me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause.

Job 27:2
As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul;







Lexicon
For
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

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

has declared,
אָ֭מַר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

‘I am righteous,
צָדַ֑קְתִּי (ṣā·ḏaq·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6663: To be just or righteous

yet God
וְ֝אֵ֗ל (wə·’êl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

has deprived me of
הֵסִ֥יר (hê·sîr)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5493: To turn aside

justice.
מִשְׁפָּטִֽי׃ (miš·pā·ṭî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style
(5) For Job hath said.--See Job 13:18-19; Job 27:2, especially.

Verse 5. - For Job hath said, I am righteous. Job had maintained his "righteousness" in a certain sense, i.e. his integrity, his honesty, his conviction that God would ultimately acquit him; but he had not maintained his sinlessness (see the comment on Job 33:9). He had not even said, in so many words, "I am righteous." The nearest that he had come to saying it was when (in Job 13:18) he had exclaimed, "I know that I shall be held righteous," or "justified." And God hath taken away my judgment. Job had said this (Job 27:2), but in the sense that God had withheld from him the judgment on his cause which he desired, not that he had perverted judgment, and wrongfully condemned him (see the 'Speaker's Commentary,' vol. 4. p. 97). 34:1-9 Elihu calls upon those present to decide with him upon Job's words. The plainest Christian, whose mind is enlightened, whose heart is sanctified by the Spirit of God, and who is versed in the Scriptures, can say how far matters, words, or actions, agree with true religion, better than any that lean to their own understandings. Job had spoken as if he meant wholly to justify himself. He that say, I have cleansed my hands in vain, does not only offend against God's children, Ps 73:13-15, but gratifies his enemies, and says as they say.
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