Job 6 :28

Job 6 :28 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Now therefore be content, look on me; for it is evident to you if I lie.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Now therefore be content, look on me; for it is evident to you if I lie.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Now therefore be pleased to look upon me; For surely I shall not lie to your face.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Now then, let your eyes be turned to me, for truly I will not say what is false to your face.

Webster's Revision

Now therefore be content, look upon me; for it is evident to you if I lie.

World English Bible

Now therefore be pleased to look at me, for surely I shall not lie to your face.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Now therefore be pleased to look upon me; for surely I shall not lie to your face.

Definitions for Job 6 :28

Clarke's Commentary on Job 6 :28

Look upon me - View me; consider my circumstances; compare my words; and you must be convinced that I have spoken nothing but truth.

Barnes's Commentary on Job 6 :28

Now, therefore, be content - Rosenmuller has better rendered this, "if it please you." The sense is, "if you are willing, look upon me." That is, "if you are disposed, you may take a careful view of me. Look me in the countenance. You can see for yourselves whether I am sincere or false. I am willing that my whole demeanor should be subjected to the utmost scrutiny."

For it is evident unto you if I lie - Margin, as in Hebrew before your face. That is, "you yourselves can see by my whole demeanor, by my sufferings, my patience, my manifest sincerity, that I am not playing the hypocrite." Conscious of sincerity, he believed that if they would look upon him, they would be convinced that he was a sincere and an upright man.

Wesley's Commentary on Job 6 :28

6:28 Look - Consider my cause better than you have done, that you may give a more righteous judgment. Evident - You will plainly discover it.
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