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Job 35:6

    Job 35:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    If thou sinnest, what doest thou against him? or if thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    If you sin, what do you against him? or if your transgressions be multiplied, what do you to him?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    If thou hast sinned, what effectest thou against him? And if thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    If you have done wrong, is he any the worse for it? and if your sins are great in number, what is it to him?

    Webster's Revision

    If thou hast sinned, what effectest thou against him? And if thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him?

    World English Bible

    If you have sinned, what effect do you have against him? If your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do to him?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    If thou hast sinned, what doest thou against him? and if thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him.

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 35:6

    If thou sinnest - God is not benefited by thy righteousness, nor injured by thy iniquity, howsoever multiplied it may be.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 35:6

    If thou sinnest, what doest thou against him? - This should not be interpreted as designed to justify sin, or as saying that there is no evil in it, or that God does not regard it. That is not the point or scope of the remark of Elihu. His object is to show that God is not influenced in his treatment of his creatures as people are in their treatment of each other. He has no "interest" in being partial, or in treating them otherwise than they deserve. If they sin against him his happiness is not so marred that he is under any inducement to interpose "by passion," or in any other way than that which is "right."
    Book: Job