Job 8:5
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Ifאִם־
(im-)
518: ifa prim. conjunction
you would seekתְּשַׁחֵ֣ר
(te·sha·cher)
7836: to look early or diligently fordenominative verb from shachar
Godאֵ֑ל
(el;)
410: God, in pl. godsa prim. root
And implore the compassionתִּתְחַנָּֽן׃
(tit·chan·nan.)
2603a: to show favor, be graciousa prim. root
of the Almighty,דַּ֗י
(dai)
7706b: perhaps "the almighty," a title for Godof uncertain derivation









KJV Lexicon
If thou wouldest seek
shachar  (shaw-khar')
to dawn, i.e. (figuratively) be (up) early at any task (with the implication of earnestness); by extension, to search for (with painstaking)
unto God
'el  (ale)
strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity)
betimes
shachar  (shaw-khar')
to dawn, i.e. (figuratively) be (up) early at any task (with the implication of earnestness); by extension, to search for (with painstaking)
and make thy supplication
chanan  (khaw-nan')
to bend or stoop in kindness to an inferior; to favor, bestow; causatively to implore (i.e. move to favor by petition)
to the Almighty
Shadday  (shad-dah'-ee)
the Almighty -- Almighty.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"If you would seek God And implore the compassion of the Almighty,

King James Bible
If thou wouldest seek unto God betimes, and make thy supplication to the Almighty;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if you earnestly seek God and ask the Almighty for mercy,

International Standard Version
If you seek God, if you ask the Almighty for mercy,

NET Bible
But if you will look to God, and make your supplication to the Almighty,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If you search for God and plead for mercy from the Almighty,

King James 2000 Bible
If you would seek unto God early, and make your supplication to the Almighty;
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