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Job 36:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— If they hearken and serve [him], They shall spend their days in prosperity, And their years in pleasures.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— If they obey and serve [him], they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “If they hear and serve [Him], They will end their days in prosperity And their years in pleasures.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— If they obey and serve [him], they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— If they hearken and serve [him], they shall accomplish their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— If they would hearken, and serve, they should complete their days, in prosperity, and their years, in pleasantness;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— If they do hear and serve, They complete their days in good, And their years in pleasantness.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— If they shall hear and observe, they shall accomplish their days in good, and their years in glory.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— If they obey and serue [him], they shall spend their dayes in prosperitie, and their yeeres in pleasures.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— If they should hear and serve [him], they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in honour.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— If they obey and serve [him], they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
If x518
(0518) Complement
A primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogitive, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence as a negative, not.
they obey 8085
{8085} Prime
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and serve 5647
{5647} Prime
A primitive root; to work (in any sense); by implication to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[him], they shall spend 3615
{3615} Prime
A primitive root; to end, whether intransitively (to cease, be finished, perish) or transitively (to complete, prepare, consume).
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
their days 3117
{3117} Prime
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
in prosperity, 2896
{2896} Prime
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).
and their years 8141
{8141} Prime
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time).
in pleasures. 5273
{5273} Prime
From H5276; delightful (objectively or subjectively, literally or figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 36:11

_ _ serve — that is, worship; as in Isaiah 19:23. God is to be supplied (compare Isaiah 1:19, Isaiah 1:20).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 36:5-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 22:21 Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.
Deuteronomy 4:30 When thou art in tribulation, and all these things are come upon thee, [even] in the latter days, if thou turn to the LORD thy God, and shalt be obedient unto his voice;
Jeremiah 7:23 But this thing commanded I them, saying, Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people: and walk ye in all the ways that I have commanded you, that it may be well unto you.
Jeremiah 26:13 Therefore now amend your ways and your doings, and obey the voice of the LORD your God; and the LORD will repent him of the evil that he hath pronounced against you.
Romans 6:17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
Hebrews 11:8 By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.


Job 11:13-19 If thou prepare thine heart, and stretch out thine hands toward him; ... Also thou shalt lie down, and none shall make [thee] afraid; yea, many shall make suit unto thee.
Job 21:11 They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.
Job 22:23 If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacles.
Job 42:12 So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.
Ecclesiastes 9:2-3 All [things come] alike to all: [there is] one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not: as [is] the good, so [is] the sinner; [and] he that sweareth, as [he] that feareth an oath. ... This [is] an evil among all [things] that are done under the sun, that [there is] one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness [is] in their heart while they live, and after that [they go] to the dead.
James 5:5 Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.
Revelation 18:7 How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
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