Job 9:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
"Indeed, I know that this is true. But how can mere mortals prove their innocence before God?

New Living Translation
“Yes, I know all this is true in principle. But how can a person be declared innocent in God’s sight?

English Standard Version
“Truly I know that it is so: But how can a man be in the right before God?

Berean Study Bible
“Yes, I know that it is so, but how can a mortal be righteous before God?

New American Standard Bible
“In truth I know that this is so; But how can a person be in the right with God?

NASB 1995
"In truth I know that this is so; But how can a man be in the right before God?

NASB 1977
“In truth I know that this is so, But how can a man be in the right before God?

Amplified Bible
“Yes, I know it is true. But how can a mortal man be right before God?

Christian Standard Bible
Yes, I know what you’ve said is true, but how can a person be justified before God?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yes, I know what you've said is true, but how can a person be justified before God?

Contemporary English Version
What you say is true. No human is innocent in the sight of God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Yes, I know that this is true. But how can a mortal be declared righteous to God?

International Standard Version
"Indeed, I'm fully aware that this is so, but how can a person become right with God?

NET Bible
"Truly, I know that this is so. But how can a human be just before God?
Classic Translations
King James Bible
I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?

New King James Version
“Truly I know it is so, But how can a man be righteous before God?

King James 2000 Bible
I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just before God?

New Heart English Bible
"Truly I know that it is so, but how can man be just with God?

World English Bible
"Truly I know that it is so, but how can man be just with God?

American King James Version
I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?

American Standard Version
Of a truth I know that it is so: But how can man be just with God?

A Faithful Version
"Truly I know it is so, but how can man be just with God?

Darby Bible Translation
Of a truth I know it is so; but how can man be just with God?

English Revised Version
Of a truth I know that it is so: but how can man be just with God?

Webster's Bible Translation
I know it to be so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
I knowe verily that it is so: for howe should man compared vnto God, be iustified?

Bishops' Bible of 1568
I knowe it is so of a trueth: For how may a man compared vnto God be iustified?

Coverdale Bible of 1535
As for yt I knowe it is so of a treuth, yt a man compared vnto God, can not be iustified.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
“Truly I have known that [it is] so, "" But how is man righteous with God?

Young's Literal Translation
Truly I have known that it is so, And what -- is man righteous with God?

Smith's Literal Translation
I knew that so the truth: and how shall man be just with God?

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Indeed I know it is so, and that man cannot be justified compared with

Catholic Public Domain Version
Truly, I know that it is so, and that man cannot be justified compared with God.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
“Truly I know that it is so, and no man overcomes God

Lamsa Bible
Truly, I know that it is so; but how can a man be declared innocent before God?

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Of a truth I know that it is so; And how can man be just with God?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I know of a truth that it is so: for how shall a mortal man be just before the Lord?








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