Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Who is he that contendeth with me? For if I were silent now, I should expire.

New American Standard Bible

Who will contend with me?
For then I would be silent and die.

King James Version

Who is he that will plead with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall give up the ghost.

Holman Bible

Can anyone indict me?
If so, I will be silent and die.

International Standard Version

Who can oppose me? If they do, I'll be silent and die.

A Conservative Version

Who is he who will contend with me? For then I would keep silent and give up the spirit.

American Standard Version

Who is he that will contend with me? For then would I hold my peace and give up the ghost.

Amplified


“Who will argue and contend with me?
For then I would be silent and die.

Bible in Basic English

Is any one able to take up the argument against me? If so, I would keep quiet and give up my breath.

Julia Smith Translation

Who is he will contend with me? for now shall I be silent and expire;

King James 2000

Who is he that will contend with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall die.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who [is] he who will contend with me? For {then} I would be silent, and I would pass away.

Modern King James verseion

Who is he that will plead for me, for now, I would be quiet and expire.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What is he that will go to law with me? For if I hold my tongue, I shall die.

NET Bible

Who will contend with me? If anyone can, I will be silent and die.

New Heart English Bible

Who is he who will contend with me? For then would I hold my peace and give up the spirit.

The Emphasized Bible

Who is it that shall contend with me? For, now, if I should hold my peace, why! I should breathe my last!

Webster

Who is he that will plead with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall expire.

World English Bible

Who is he who will contend with me? For then would I hold my peace and give up the spirit.

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is he that doth strive with me? For now I keep silent and gasp.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who is he that will plead
רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

with me for now, if I hold my tongue
חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

References

Morish

Context Readings

Be Quiet While I Speak

18 Behold now, I have ordered the cause; I know that I shall be justified. 19 Who is he that contendeth with me? For if I were silent now, I should expire. 20 Only do not two things unto me; then will I not hide myself from thee.



Cross References

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 10:8

Thy hands have bound me together and made me as one, round about; yet dost thou swallow me up!

Job 13:13

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

Job 19:5

If indeed ye will magnify yourselves against me, and prove against me my reproach,

Job 33:5-7

If thou canst, answer me; array thy words before me: take thy stand.

Job 33:32

If thou hast anything to say, answer me; speak, for I desire to justify thee.

Isaiah 50:7-8

But the Lord Jehovah will help me: therefore shall I not be confounded; therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.

Jeremiah 20:9

And I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name: but it was in my heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones; and I became wearied with holding in, and I could not.

Romans 8:33

Who shall bring an accusation against God's elect? It is God who justifies:

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