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Job 31:2

    Job 31:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For what portion of God is there from above? and what inheritance of the Almighty from on high?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For what portion of God is there from above? and what inheritance of the Almighty from on high?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For what is the portion from God above, And the heritage from the Almighty on high?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For what is God's reward from on high, or the heritage given by the Ruler of all from heaven?

    Webster's Revision

    For what is the portion from God above, And the heritage from the Almighty on high?

    World English Bible

    For what is the portion from God above, and the heritage from the Almighty on high?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For what is the portion of God from above, and the heritage of the Almighty from on high?

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 31:2

    For what portion of God is there from above? - Though I have not, in this or in any other respect, wickedly departed from God, yet what reward have I received?

    Barnes' Notes on Job 31:2

    For what portion of God is there from above? - Or, rather, "What portion should I then have from God who reigns above?" Job asks with emphasis, what portion or reward he should expect from God who reigns on high, if he had not made such a covenant with his eyes, and if he had given the reins to loose and wanton thoughts? This question he himself answers in the following verse, and says, that he could have expected only destruction from the Almighty.

    Wesley's Notes on Job 31:2

    31:2 For - What recompence may be expected from God for those who do otherwise. Above - How secretly soever unchaste persons carry the matter, so that men cannot reprove them, yet there is one who stands upon an higher place, whence he seeth in what manner they act.
    Book: Job