Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Then call, and I will answer;
Or let me speak, then reply to me.

King James Version

Then call thou, and I will answer: or let me speak, and answer thou me.

Holman Bible

Then call, and I will answer,
or I will speak, and You can respond to me.

International Standard Version

Then call and I'll answer, or let me speak and then you reply to me!"

A Conservative Version

Then call thou, and I will answer, or let me speak, and answer thou me.

American Standard Version

Then call thou, and I will answer; Or let me speak, and answer thou me.

Amplified


“Then [Lord,] call, and I will answer;
Or let me speak, and then reply to me.

Bible in Basic English

Then at the sound of your voice I will give answer; or let me put forward my cause for you to give me an answer.

Darby Translation

Then call, and I will answer; or I will speak, and answer thou me.

Julia Smith Translation

And call and I will answer, and I shall speak, and turn thou to me.

King James 2000

Then call, and I will answer: or let me speak, and you answer me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then call, and I myself will answer; or let me speak, then reply to me.

Modern King James verseion

Then call, and I will answer; or let me speak, and answer You me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And then send for me to the law, that I may answer for myself: or else, let me speak, and give thou the answer.

NET Bible

Then call, and I will answer, or I will speak, and you respond to me.

New Heart English Bible

Then call, and I will answer; or let me speak, and you answer me.

The Emphasized Bible

Then call thou, and, I, will answer, Or I will speak, and reply thou unto me.

Webster

Then call thou, and I will answer: or let me speak, and answer thou me.

World English Bible

Then call, and I will answer; or let me speak, and you answer me.

Youngs Literal Translation

And call Thou, and I -- I answer, Or -- I speak, and answer Thou me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

thou, and I will answer
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

or let me speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

and answer
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

Context Readings

Job Argues His Case With God

21 withdraw thy hand from me; and let not thy dread make me afraid. 22 “Then call, and I will answer;
Or let me speak, then reply to me.
23 How many are my iniquities and sins? Make me to know my transgression and my sin.



Cross References

Job 14:15

Then thou shalt call, and I will answer thee; thou wilt have a desire towards the work of thine hands.

Job 9:16

Who if I were to invoke him, and he answered me; yet I would not believe that he had hearkened unto my voice.

Job 9:32

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together unto judgment.

Job 38:3

Now gird up thy loins like a man; for I will enquire of thee, and answer thou me.

Job 40:4-5

Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay my hand over my mouth.

Job 42:3-6

Who is he that hides counsel without knowledge? Therefore, I have denounced that which I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know.

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