Job 29:11



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For when the ear heard, it called me blessed, And when the eye saw, it gave witness of me,

King James Version

When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me:

International Standard Version

"When people heard me speak, they blessed me; when people saw me, they approved me,

A Conservative Version

For when the ear heard [me], then it blessed me, and when the eye saw [me], it gave witness to me.

American Standard Version

For when the ear heard me , then it blessed me; And when the eye saw me , it gave witness unto me:

Amplified

For when the ear heard, it called me happy and blessed me; and when the eye saw, it testified for me [approvingly],

Bible in Basic English

For when it came to their ears, men said that I was truly happy; and when their eyes saw, they gave witness to me;

Darby Translation

When the ear heard me, then it blessed me, and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me;

Holman Bible

When they heard me, they blessed me, and when they saw me, they spoke well of me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When the ears that heard me, called me blessed; and when the eyes that saw me, gave witness to me:

Julia Smith Translation

If the ear heard, and it will pronounce me happy; and the eye saw, and it will testify to me:

King James 2000

When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"When [the] ear heard and commended me, and [the] eye saw and testified in support of me

Modern King James verseion

For the ear heard and blessed me. And the eye saw me and witnessed to me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When all they that heard me, called me happy, and when all they that saw me, wished me good.

NET Bible

"As soon as the ear heard these things, it blessed me, and when the eye saw them, it bore witness to me,

New Heart English Bible

For when the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it commended me:

New simplified Bible

When the ear heard, it commended me, and when the eye saw, it approved.

The Emphasized Bible

When, the ear, heard, then it pronounced me happy, When, the eye, saw, then it bare me witness;

Webster

When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me:

World English Bible

For when the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it commended me:

Youngs Literal Translation

For the ear heard, and declareth me happy, And the eye hath seen, and testifieth to me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When the ear
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

me, then it blessed
אשׁר אשׁר 
'ashar 
Usage: 16

me and when the eye
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

me, it gave witness
עוּד 
`uwd 
Usage: 45

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense

10 The voice of the nobles was hushed, And their tongue stuck to their palate. 11 "For when the ear heard, it called me blessed, And when the eye saw, it gave witness of me, 12 Because I delivered the poor who cried for help, And the orphan who had no helper.


Cross References

Job 31:20

If his loins have not thanked me, And if he has not been warmed with the fleece of my sheep,

Proverbs 29:2

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.

Luke 4:22

And all were speaking well of Him, and wondering at the gracious words which were falling from His lips; and they were saying, "Is this not Joseph's son?"

Luke 11:27

While Jesus was saying these things, one of the women in the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, "Blessed is the womb that bore You and the breasts at which You nursed."



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