Job 1:1

English Standard Version

1 There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil. (Ge 6:9; Ge 17:1; Job 1:8; Job 2:3; Job 4:6; Job 9:20; Job 28:28; Ps 34:14; Pr 16:6; Jer 25:20; La 4:21; Eze 14:14; Eze 14:20; Jas 5:11)

New International Version

1 In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil.

New International Reader’s Version

1 There was a man who lived in the land of Uz. His name was Job. He was honest. He did what was right. He had respect for God and avoided evil.

King James Version

1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.