New Living Translation
His wife said to him, "Are you still trying to maintain your integrity? Curse God and die."
King James Bible
Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? curse God, and die.
Darby Bible Translation
And his wife said to him, Dost thou still remain firm in thine integrity? curse God and die.
World English Bible
Then his wife said to him, "Do you still maintain your integrity? Renounce God, and die."
Young's Literal Translation
And his wife saith to him, 'Still thou art keeping hold on thine integrity: bless God and die.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:9 Then said his wife - Whom Satan spared, to be a troubler and tempter to him. It is his policy, to send his temptations by the hands of those that are dear to us. We must therefore carefully watch, that we be not drawn to any evil, by them whom we love and value the most. Die - I see thou art set upon blessing of God, thou blessest God for giving, and thou blessest God for taking away, and thou art still blessing God for thy loathsome diseases, and he rewards thee accordingly, giving thee more and more of that kind of mercy for which thou blessest him. Go on therefore in thy generous course, and bless God, and die as a fool dieth.
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