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Job 36:5–7

5 “Behold, God is mighty, but despises no one;

aHe is mighty in strength 1of understanding.

6 He does not preserve the life of the wicked,

But gives justice to the boppressed.

7 cHe does not withdraw His eyes from the righteous;

But dthey are on the throne with kings,

For He has seated them forever,

And they are exalted.

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Job 36:5–7 — The New International Version (NIV)

“God is mighty, but despises no one;

he is mighty, and firm in his purpose.

He does not keep the wicked alive

but gives the afflicted their rights.

He does not take his eyes off the righteous;

he enthrones them with kings

and exalts them forever.

Job 36:5–7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise any;

he is mighty in strength of understanding.

He does not keep the wicked alive,

but gives the afflicted their right.

He does not withdraw his eyes from the righteous,

but with kings on the throne

he sets them forever, and they are exalted.

Job 36:5–7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any:

He is mighty in strength and wisdom.

He preserveth not the life of the wicked:

But giveth right to the poor.

He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous:

But with kings are they on the throne;

Yea, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted.

Job 36:5–7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“God is mighty, but he does not despise anyone!

He is mighty in both power and understanding.

He does not let the wicked live

but gives justice to the afflicted.

He never takes his eyes off the innocent,

but he sets them on thrones with kings

and exalts them forever.

Job 36:5–7 — New Century Version (NCV)

“God is powerful, but he does not hate people;

he is powerful and sure of what he wants to do.

He will not keep evil people alive,

but he gives the poor their rights.

He always watches over those who do right;

he sets them on thrones with kings

and they are honored forever.

Job 36:5–7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any:

He is mighty in strength of understanding.

He preserveth not the life of the wicked,

But giveth to the afflicted their right.

He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous:

But with kings upon the throne

He setteth them for ever, and they are exalted.

Job 36:5–7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Lo, •God is mighty, but despiseth not any; mighty in strength of understanding: He saveth not the wicked alive; but he doeth justice to the afflicted. He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous, but with kings on the throne doth he even set them for ever; and they are exalted.

Job 36:5–7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“Certainly, God is mighty.

He doesn’t despise anyone.

He is mighty and brave.

He doesn’t allow the wicked person to live.

He grants justice to those who are oppressed.

He doesn’t take his eyes off righteous people.

He seats them on thrones with kings to honor them forever.

Job 36:5–7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Yes, God is mighty, but He despises no one;

He understands all things.

He does not keep the wicked alive,

but He gives justice to the afflicted.

He does not remove His gaze from the righteous,

but He seats them forever with enthroned kings,

and they are exalted.

Job 36:5–7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

“Surely God is mighty and does not despise any;

he is mighty in strength of understanding.

He does not keep the wicked alive,

but gives the afflicted their right.

He does not withdraw his eyes from the righteous,

but with kings on the throne

he sets them forever, and they are exalted.

Job 36:5–7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Look, God is mighty but does not despise anyone;

he is mighty and good in understanding.

He does not keep the wicked alive

but grants justice to the afflicted.

He does not withdraw his eyes from the righteous,

but he sets them forever with kings on the throne, and they are exalted.

Job 36:5–7 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

“God is mighty, but he doesn’t hate people.

He’s mighty, and he knows exactly what he’s going to do.

He doesn’t keep alive those who are evil.

Instead, he gives suffering people their rights.

He watches over those who do what is right.

He puts them on thrones as if they were kings.

He honors them forever.

Job 36:5–7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Behold, God is mighty but does not despise any;

He is mighty in strength of understanding.

“He does not keep the wicked alive,

But gives justice to the afflicted.

“He does not withdraw His eyes from the righteous;

But with kings on the throne

He has seated them forever, and they are exalted.