Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Be silent before me so that I may speak; Then let come on me what may.

King James Version

Hold your peace, let me alone, that I may speak, and let come on me what will.

Holman Bible

Be quiet, and I will speak. Let whatever comes happen to me.

International Standard Version

"Don't talk to me! It's my turn to speak; then whatever happens, happens.

A Conservative Version

Be quiet. Let me alone that I may speak, and let come on me what will.

American Standard Version

Hold your peace, let me alone, that I may speak; And let come on me what will.

Amplified

Hold your peace! Let me alone, so I may speak; and let come on me what may.

Bible in Basic English

Keep quiet, and let me say what is in my mind, whatever may come to me.

Darby Translation

Hold your peace from me, and I will speak, and let come on me what will!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Listen to me, and I will speak, and afterward let come on me what will.

Julia Smith Translation

Be silent from me and I will speak what shall pass upon me.

King James 2000

Hold your peace, let me alone, that I may speak, and let come on me what will.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"{Let me have silence}, and I myself will speak, and let come over me whatever [may].

Modern King James verseion

Be quiet. Let me alone so that I may speak, and let come on me what may.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Hold your tongues now, and let me speak, for there is something come into my mind.

NET Bible

"Refrain from talking with me so that I may speak; then let come to me what may.

New Heart English Bible

"Be silent, leave me alone, that I may speak. Let come on me what will.

The Emphasized Bible

Quietly let me alone, that, I, may speak out, then let come on me, what may.

Webster

Hold your peace, let me alone, that I may speak, and let come on me what will.

World English Bible

"Be silent, leave me alone, that I may speak. Let come on me what will.

Youngs Literal Translation

Keep silent from me, and I speak, And pass over me doth what?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

and let come
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

Context Readings

Be Quiet While I Speak

12 "Your memorable sayings are proverbs of ashes, Your defenses are defenses of clay. 13 "Be silent before me so that I may speak; Then let come on me what may. 14 "Why should I take my flesh in my teeth And put my life in my hands?



Cross References

Job 13:5

"O that you would be completely silent, And that it would become your wisdom!

Job 6:9-10

"Would that God were willing to crush me, That He would loose His hand and cut me off!

Job 7:11

"Therefore I will not restrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit, I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 7:15-16

So that my soul would choose suffocation, Death rather than my pains.

Job 10:1

"I loathe my own life; I will give full vent to my complaint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 21:3

"Bear with me that I may speak; Then after I have spoken, you may mock.

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