Parallel Verses

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.

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 Lord God has given Me [His Servant] the tongue of disciples [as One who is taught],
That I may know how to sustain the weary with a word.
He awakens Me morning by morning,
He awakens My ear to listen 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.

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.

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.

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 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

נתן 
Nathan 
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

Context Readings

Israel's Sin And The Servant's Obedience

3 As for heaven, I clothe it with darkness, and put as it were a sack upon it. 4 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. 5 The LORD God hath opened mine ear; therefore can I not say nay, nor withdraw myself.



Cross References

Matthew 11:28

Come unto me all ye that labor, and are laden, and I will ease you.

Exodus 4:11-12

And the LORD said unto him, "Who hath made man's mouth, or who hath made the dumb or the deaf, the seeing or the blind? Have not I, the LORD?

Psalm 45:2

Thou art the fairest among the children of men; full of grace are thy lips, because God hath blessed thee for ever.

Psalm 5:3

My voice shalt thou hear betimes, O LORD. Early in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.

Psalm 119:147

Early in the morning do I cry unto thee; for in thy word is my trust.

Psalm 143:8

O let me hear thy loving-kindness betimes in the morning; for in thee is my trust. Show thou me the way that I should walk in; for I lift up my soul unto thee.

Proverbs 15:23

A joyful thing it is to a man, when his counsel is followed; and very pleasant is a word spoken in due season.

Proverbs 25:11

A word spoken in due season, is like apples of gold in a silver dish.

Isaiah 57:15-19

For thus sayeth the high and excellent, even he that dwelleth in everlastingness, whose name is the holy one: I dwell high above and in the sanctuary, and with him also, that is of a contrite and humble spirit: that I may heal a troubled mind, and a contrite heart.

Jeremiah 1:9

And with that, the LORD stretched out his hand, and touched my mouth, and said moreover unto me, "Behold, I put my words in thy mouth,

Matthew 13:54

and came in to his own country, and taught them in their synagogues, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, "Whence cometh all this wisdom and power unto him?

Matthew 22:46

And none of them could answer him again one word. Neither durst any from that day forth, ask him any more questions.

Luke 4:22

And all they bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words, which proceeded out of his mouth, and said, "Is not this Joseph's son?"

Luke 21:15

For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, where against all your adversaries shall not be able to speak nor resist.

John 7:15-17

And the Jews marveled, saying, "How knoweth he the scriptures, seeing that he never learned?"

John 7:46

The servants answered, "Never man spake as this man doeth."

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