Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The Lord GOD has given Me the tongue of disciples, That I may know how to sustain the weary one with a word He awakens Me morning by morning, He awakens My ear to listen as a disciple.

King James Version

The Lord GOD hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the learned.

Holman Bible

The Lord God has given Me the tongue of those who are instructed to know how to sustain the weary with a word. He awakens [Me] each morning; He awakens My ear to listen like those being instructed.

International Standard Version

"The Lord GOD has given me a learned tongue, so that I may know how to sustain the weary with words. And morning after morning he wakens, and he wakens my ear to listen like those who are being taught.

A Conservative Version

Lord LORD has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him who is weary. He awakens morning by morning. He awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.

American Standard Version

The Lord Jehovah hath given me the tongue of them that are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as they that are taught.

Amplified

[The Servant of God says] The Lord God has given Me the tongue of a disciple and of one who is taught, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him who is weary. He wakens Me morning by morning, He wakens My ear to hear as a disciple [as one who is taught].

Bible in Basic English

The Lord God has given me the tongue of those who are experienced, so that I may be able to give the word a special sense for the feeble: every morning my ear is open to his teaching, like those who are experienced:

Darby Translation

The Lord Jehovah hath given me the tongue of the instructed, that I should know how to succour by a word him that is weary. He wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the instructed.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of the wise that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary; he wakes up early, early shall he awaken my ear, that I might hear, as the wise.

Julia Smith Translation

The Lord Jehovah gave to me the tongue of the expert to know to help the weary with a word: he will rouse up in the morning by morning, he will rouse up to me the ear to hear as the expert

King James 2000

The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: he awakens morning by morning, he awakens my ear to hear as the learned.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The Lord Yahweh has given me [the] tongue of pupil, to know how to help [the] weary [with] a word. He awakens {morning by morning}, awakens an ear for me to listen as [do] the pupils.

Modern King James verseion

The Lord Jehovah has given Me the tongue of the learned, to know to help the weary with a word. He wakens morning by morning, He wakens the ear to hear as the learned.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD God hath given me a well learned tongue, so that I can comfort them which are troubled; yea, and that in due season. He waked mine ear up betimes in the morning, as schoolmasters do; that I might hark.

NET Bible

The sovereign Lord has given me the capacity to be his spokesman, so that I know how to help the weary. He wakes me up every morning; he makes me alert so I can listen attentively as disciples do.

New Heart English Bible

The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with a word him who is weary: he wakens morning by morning, he wakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.

New simplified Bible

The Lord Jehovah will teach me what to say, so I will know how to encourage tired people. Morning after morning he will wake me to listen like a student.

The Emphasized Bible

My Lord Yahweh, hath given unto me the tongue of the instructed, That I should know how to succour the fainting, with discourse, - He kept wakening - morning by morning. He kept wakening mine ear, to hearken as do the instructed;

Webster

The Lord GOD hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth my ear to hear as the learned.

World English Bible

The Lord Yahweh has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him who is weary: he wakens morning by morning, he wakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.

Youngs Literal Translation

The Lord Jehovah hath given to me The tongue of taught ones, To know to aid the weary by a word, He waketh morning by morning, He waketh for me an ear to hear as taught ones.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדני 
'Adonay 
Lord , lord , God
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
GOD , LORD
Usage: 302

נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

me the tongue
לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

of the learned
למּד למּוּד 
Limmuwd 
Usage: 6

how to speak
עוּת 
`uwth 
Usage: 1

a word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

in season to him that is weary
יעף 
Ya`@ph 
Usage: 4

עוּר 
`uwr 
עוּר 
`uwr 
Usage: 80
Usage: 80

בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

by morning
בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

to hear
שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

Context Readings

Israel's Sin And The Servant's Obedience

3 "I clothe the heavens with blackness And make sackcloth their covering." 4 The Lord GOD has given Me the tongue of disciples, That I may know how to sustain the weary one with a word He awakens Me morning by morning, He awakens My ear to listen as a disciple. 5 The Lord GOD has opened My ear; And I was not disobedient Nor did I turn back.



Cross References

Matthew 11:28

"Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.

Exodus 4:11-12

The LORD said to him, "Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes him mute or deaf, or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the LORD?

Psalm 45:2

You are fairer than the sons of men; Grace is poured upon Your lips; Therefore God has blessed You forever.

Psalm 5:3

In the morning, O LORD, You will hear my voice; In the morning I will order my prayer to You and eagerly watch.

Psalm 119:147

I rise before dawn and cry for help; I wait for Your words.

Psalm 143:8

Let me hear Your lovingkindness in the morning; For I trust in You; Teach me the way in which I should walk; For to You I lift up my soul.

Proverbs 15:23

A man has joy in an apt answer, And how delightful is a timely word!

Proverbs 25:11

Like apples of gold in settings of silver Is a word spoken in right circumstances.

Isaiah 57:15-19

For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, "I dwell on a high and holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly And to revive the heart of the contrite.

Jeremiah 1:9

Then the LORD stretched out His hand and touched my mouth, and the LORD said to me, "Behold, I have put My words in your mouth.

Matthew 13:54

He came to His hometown and began teaching them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, "Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?

Matthew 22:46

No one was able to answer Him a word, nor did anyone dare from that day on to ask Him another question.

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 21:15

for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.

John 7:15-17

The Jews then were astonished, saying, "How has this man become learned, having never been educated?"

John 7:46

The officers answered, "Never has a man spoken the way this man speaks."



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