Job 31 :25

Job 31 :25 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

If I rejoice because my wealth was great, and because my hand had gotten much;

King James Version (KJV)

If I rejoice because my wealth was great, and because my hand had gotten much;

American Standard Version (ASV)

If I have rejoiced because my wealth was great, And because my hand had gotten much;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

If I was glad because my wealth was great, and because my hand had got together a great store;

Webster's Revision

If I have rejoiced because my wealth was great, and because my hand had gained much;

World English Bible

If I have rejoiced because my wealth was great, and because my hand had gotten much;

English Revised Version (ERV)

If I rejoiced because my wealth was great, and because mine hand had gotten much;

Definitions for Job 31 :25

Clarke's Commentary on Job 31 :25

Barnes' Commentary on Job 31 :25

If I have rejoiced because my wealth was great - That is, if I have rejoiced as if I might now confide in it, or put my trust in it. He had not found his principal joy in his property, nor had he attempted to find in that the happiness which he ought to seek in God.

And because mine hand had gotten much - Margin, found. Prof. Lee translates this, "When as a mighty man my hand prevailed." But the usual interpretation is given in our translation, and this accords better with the connection. The word found better expresses the sense of the Hebrew than gotten, but the sense is not materially varied.

Wesley's Commentary on Job 31 :25

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