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Job 13:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Is it good that he should search you out? Or as one deceiveth a man, will ye deceive him?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Is it good that he should search you out? or as one man mocketh another, do ye [so] mock him?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Will it be well when He examines you? Or will you deceive Him as one deceives a man?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Is it good that he should search you out? or as one man mocketh another, do ye [so] mock him?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Will it be well if he should search you out? or as one mocketh at a man, will ye mock at him?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Would it be well, when he searched you out? Or, as one might jest with a mortal, would ye jest, with him?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Is [it] good that He doth search you, If, as one mocketh at a man, ye mock at Him?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Or shall it please him, from whom nothing can be concealed? or shall he be deceived as a man, with your deceitful dealings?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Is it good that hee should search you out? or as one man mocketh another, doe ye so mocke him?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For [it were] well if he would thoroughly search you: for though doing all things [in your power] ye should attach yourselves to him,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Is it good that he should search you out? or as one man mocketh another, do ye [so] mock him?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Is it good y2895
[2895] Standard
טוֹב
towb
{tobe}
A primitive root, to be (transitively do or make) good (or well) in the widest sense.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
x2896
(2896) Complement
טוֹב
towb
{tobe}
From H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well).
that x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
he should search you out? 2713
{2713} Prime
חָקַר
chaqar
{khaw-kar'}
A primitive root; properly to penetrate; hence to examine intimately.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
or x518
(0518) Complement
אִם
'im
{eem}
A primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogitive, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence as a negative, not.
as one man 582
{0582} Prime
אֱנוֹשׁ
'enowsh
{en-oshe'}
From H0605; properly a mortal (and thus differeing from the more dignified H0120); hence a man in general (singly or collectively). It is often unexpressed in the English Version, especially when used in apposition with another word.
mocketh 2048
{2048} Prime
הָתַל
hathal
{haw-thal'}
A primitive root; to deride; by implication to cheat.
z8763
<8763> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 790
another, do ye [so] mock 2048
{2048} Prime
הָתַל
hathal
{haw-thal'}
A primitive root; to deride; by implication to cheat.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
him?
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 13:9

_ _ Will the issue to you be good, when He searches out you and your arguments? Will you be regarded by Him as pure and disinterested?

_ _ mock — (Galatians 6:7). Rather, “Can you deceive Him as one man?” etc.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 13:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
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Job 34:36 My desire [is that] Job may be tried unto the end because of [his] answers for wicked men.
Psalms 44:21 Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth the secrets of the heart.
Psalms 139:23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:
Jeremiah 17:10 I the LORD search the heart, [I] try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, [and] according to the fruit of his doings.

as one:

Job 17:2 [Are there] not mockers with me? and doth not mine eye continue in their provocation?
Isaiah 28:22 Now therefore be ye not mockers, lest your bands be made strong: for I have heard from the Lord GOD of hosts a consumption, even determined upon the whole earth.
Galatians 6:7-8 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. ... For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
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