Parallel Verses

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 is he who will argue against and refute me? For then I would hold my peace and expire.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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 prepared my case; I know that I will be vindicated. 19 "Who will contend with me? For then I would be silent and die. 20 "Only two things do not do to me, Then I will not hide from Your face:



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

'Your hands fashioned and made me altogether, And would You destroy me?

Job 13:13

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

Job 19:5

"If indeed you vaunt yourselves against me And prove my disgrace to me,

Job 33:5-7

"Refute me if you can; Array yourselves before me, take your stand.

Job 33:32

"Then if you have anything to say, answer me; Speak, for I desire to justify you.

Isaiah 50:7-8

For the Lord GOD helps Me, Therefore, I am not disgraced; Therefore, I have set My face like flint, And I know that I will not be ashamed.

Jeremiah 20:9

But if I say, "I will not remember Him Or speak anymore in His name," Then in my heart it becomes like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; And I am weary of holding it in, And I cannot endure it.

Romans 8:33

Who will bring a charge against God's elect? God is the one who justifies;

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