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Job 35:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thy wickedness [may hurt] a man as thou art; And thy righteousness [may profit] a son of man.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thy wickedness [may hurt] a man as thou [art]; and thy righteousness [may profit] the son of man.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Your wickedness is for a man like yourself, And your righteousness is for a son of man.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thy wickedness [may hurt] a man as thou [art]: and thy righteousness [may profit] the son of man.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thy wickedness [may affect] a man as thou [art], and thy righteousness a son of man.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Unto a man like thyself, might thy lawlessness [reach], and, unto a son of the earth-born, thy righteousness.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For a man like thyself [is] thy wickedness, And for a son of man thy righteousness.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thy wickedness may hurt a man that is like thee: and thy justice may help the son of man.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thy wickednesse [may hurt] a man as thou art, and thy righteousnesse [may profit] the sonne of man.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thy ungodliness [may affect] a man who is like to thee; or thy righteousness a son of man.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thy wickedness [may hurt] a man as thou [art]; and thy righteousness [may profit] the son of man.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thy wickedness 7562
{7562} Prime
רֶשַׁע
resha`
{reh'-shah}
From H7561; a wrong (especially moral).
[may hurt] a man 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
as thou x3644
(3644) Complement
כְמוֹ
k@mow
{kem-o'}
A form of the prefix K, but used separately (compare H3651); as, thus, so.
[art]; and thy righteousness 6666
{6666} Prime
צְדָקָה
ts@daqah
{tsed-aw-kaw'}
From H6663; rightness (abstractly), subjectively (rectitude), objectively (justice), morally (virtue) or figuratively (prosperity).
[may profit] the son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of man. 120
{0120} Prime
אָדָם
'adam
{aw-dawm'}
From H0119; ruddy, that is, a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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may hurt:

Joshua 7:1-5 But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against the children of Israel. ... And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty and six men: for they chased them [from] before the gate [even] unto Shebarim, and smote them in the going down: wherefore the hearts of the people melted, and became as water.
Joshua 22:20 Did not Achan the son of Zerah commit a trespass in the accursed thing, and wrath fell on all the congregation of Israel? and that man perished not alone in his iniquity.
Ecclesiastes 9:18 Wisdom [is] better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroyeth much good.
Jonah 1:12 And he said unto them, Take me up, and cast me forth into the sea; so shall the sea be calm unto you: for I know that for my sake this great tempest [is] upon you.

may profit:

Job 42:8 Therefore take unto you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you: for him will I accept: lest I deal with you [after your] folly, in that ye have not spoken of me [the thing which is] right, like my servant Job.
Genesis 12:2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:
Genesis 18:24-33 Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that [are] therein? ... And the LORD went his way, as soon as he had left communing with Abraham: and Abraham returned unto his place.
Genesis 19:29 And it came to pass, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities in the which Lot dwelt.
Psalms 106:23 Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy [them].
Psalms 106:30 Then stood up Phinehas, and executed judgment: and [so] the plague was stayed.
Ezekiel 22:30 And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.
Acts 27:24 Saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must be brought before Caesar: and, lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee.
Hebrews 11:7 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
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Gn 12:2; 18:24; 19:29. Jsh 7:1; 22:20. Jb 42:8. Ps 106:23, 30. Ec 9:18. Ezk 22:30. Jna 1:12. Ac 27:24. He 11:7.

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