Job 9:32
Modern Translations
New International Version
"He is not a mere mortal like me that I might answer him, that we might confront each other in court.

New Living Translation
“God is not a mortal like me, so I cannot argue with him or take him to trial.

English Standard Version
For he is not a man, as I am, that I might answer him, that we should come to trial together.

Berean Study Bible
For He is not a man like me, that I can answer Him, that we can take each other to court.

New American Standard Bible
“For He is not a man, as I am, that I may answer Him— That we may go to court together!

NASB 1995
"For He is not a man as I am that I may answer Him, That we may go to court together.

NASB 1977
“For He is not a man as I am that I may answer Him, That we may go to court together.

Amplified Bible
“For God is not a [mere] man, as I am, that I may answer Him, That we may go to court and judgment together.

Christian Standard Bible
For he is not a man like me, that I can answer him, that we can take each other to court.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For He is not a man like me, that I can answer Him, that we can take each other to court.

Contemporary English Version
God isn't a mere human like me. I can't put him on trial.

Good News Translation
If God were human, I could answer him; we could go to court to decide our quarrel.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A human like me cannot answer God, 'Let's take our case to court.'

International Standard Version
He's not a man like me, so that I can answer him, or that we can enter into litigation with one another.

NET Bible
For he is not a human being like I am, that I might answer him, that we might come together in judgment.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment.

New King James Version
“For He is not a man, as I am, That I may answer Him, And that we should go to court together.

King James 2000 Bible
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in trial.

New Heart English Bible
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, that we should come together in judgment.

World English Bible
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, that we should come together in judgment.

American King James Version
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment.

American Standard Version
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, That we should come together in judgment.

A Faithful Version
For He is not a man, as I am, that I should answer Him, that we should come together in court;

Darby Bible Translation
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him; that we should come together in judgment.

English Revised Version
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, that we should come together in judgment.

Webster's Bible Translation
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For he is not a man as I am, that I shoulde answere him, if we come together to iudgement.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For he that I must geue aunswere vnto, and with whom I go to the lawe, is not a man as I am:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For he yt I must geue answere vnto, and with whom I go to lawe, is not a man as I am.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
But if a man like myself—I answer Him, "" We come together into judgment.

Young's Literal Translation
But if a man like myself -- I answer him, We come together into judgment.

Smith's Literal Translation
For not a man as I; I shall answer him, we shall come together in judgment.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For I shall not answer a man that is like myself: nor one that may be heard with me equally in judgment.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For even I would not answer a man who were like myself, nor one who could be heard with me equally in judgment.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Because he is not a man like me that I would give him an answer, and we would enter as one to judgment

Lamsa Bible
For God is not a man as I am, that I might answer him. and that we should come together for trial.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For He is not a man, as I am, that I should answer Him, That we should come together in judgment.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For thou art not man like me, with whom I could contend, that we might come together to judgment.








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