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Job 34:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For Job hath said, I am righteous, And God hath taken away my right:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For Job hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken away my judgment.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For Job has said, ‘I am righteous, But God has taken away my right;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For Job hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken away my judgment.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For Job hath said, I am righteous, and *God hath taken away my judgment:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For Job hath said—I am righteous, But, GOD, hath turned away my right;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For Job hath said, 'I have been righteous, And God hath turned aside my right,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For Job hath said: I am just, and God hath overthrown my judgment.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For Iob hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken away my iudgement.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For Job has said, I am righteous: the Lord has removed my judgment.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For Iyyov hath said, I am righteous: and El hath taken away my judgment.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
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.
Iyyv אִיּוֹב 347
{0347} Prime
From H0340; hated (that is, persecuted); Ijob, the patriarch famous for his patience.
hath said, 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
I am righteous: 6663
{6663} Prime
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) right (in a moral or forensic sense).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
and l אֵל 410
{0410} Prime
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
hath taken away 5493
{5493} Prime
A primitive root; to turn off (literally or figuratively).
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
my judgment. 4941
{4941} Prime
From H8199; properly a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (particularly) divine law, individual or collectively), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly justice, including a particular right, or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 34:5

_ _ judgment — my right. Job’s own words (Job 13:18; Job 27:2).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 34:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 34:5

Said — I am so far righteous, that I have not deserved, such hard usage from God. Had taken — So Job had said, Job 27:2, he denies me that which is just and equal, to give me a fair hearing.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 34:5

For Job hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken (c) away my judgment.

(c) That is, has afflicted me without measure.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 10:7 Thou knowest that I am not wicked; and [there is] none that can deliver out of thine hand.
Job 11:4 For thou hast said, My doctrine [is] pure, and I am clean in thine eyes.
Job 16:17 Not for [any] injustice in mine hands: also my prayer [is] pure.
Job 29:14 I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment [was] as a robe and a diadem.
Job 32:1 So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he [was] righteous in his own eyes.
Job 33:9 I am clean without transgression, I [am] innocent; neither [is there] iniquity in me.


Job 9:17 For he breaketh me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause.
Job 27:2 [As] God liveth, [who] hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, [who] hath vexed my soul;
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