Job 9:2
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
“Yes, I know that it is so, but how can a mortal be righteous before God?

Young's Literal Translation
Truly I have known that [it is] so, And what—is man righteous with God?

King James Bible
I know [it is] so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?

אָ֭מְנָם (’ā·mə·nām)
Strong's 551: Verily, truly

I know
יָדַ֣עְתִּי (yā·ḏa‘·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3045: To know

כִי־ (ḵî-)
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

[it is] so,
כֵ֑ן (ḵên)
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

but how
וּמַה־ (ū·mah-)
Conjunctive waw | Interrogative
Strong's 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

can a mortal
אֱנ֣וֹשׁ (’ĕ·nō·wōš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 582: Man, mankind

be righteous
יִּצְדַּ֖ק (yiṣ·daq)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6663: To be just or righteous

עִם־ (‘im-)
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

אֵֽל׃ (’êl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty


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