Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Please hear my argument And listen to the contentions of my lips.

King James Version

Hear now my reasoning, and hearken to the pleadings of my lips.

Holman Bible

Hear now my argument, and listen to my defense.

International Standard Version

"Now listen to my dispute! Pay attention to my arguments.

A Conservative Version

Hear now my reasoning, and hearken to the pleadings of my lips.

American Standard Version

Hear now my reasoning, And hearken to the pleadings of my lips.

Amplified

Hear now my reasoning, and listen to the pleadings of my lips.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear to the argument of my mouth, and take note of the words of my lips.

Darby Translation

Hear now my defence, and hearken to the pleadings of my lips.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hear now my dispute, and hearken to the arguments of my lips.

Julia Smith Translation

Hear now my proof, and attend. to the pleadings of my lips.

King James 2000

Hear now my reasoning, and hearken to the pleadings of my lips.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Please hear my argument, and listen attentively [to the] pleadings of my lips.

Modern King James verseion

Hear now my reasoning, and listen to the pleadings of my lips.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore hear my words, and ponder the sentence of my lips.

NET Bible

"Listen now to my argument, and be attentive to my lips' contentions.

New Heart English Bible

Hear now my reasoning. Listen to the pleadings of my lips.

The Emphasized Bible

Hear, I pray you, the argument of my mouth, and, to the pleadings of my lips, give heed: -

Webster

Hear now my reasoning, and hearken to the pleadings of my lips.

World English Bible

Hear now my reasoning. Listen to the pleadings of my lips.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear, I pray you, my argument, And to the pleadings of my lips attend,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּוכחת תּוכחה 
Towkechah 
Usage: 28

and hearken
קשׁב 
Qashab 
Usage: 46

to the pleadings
רב ריב 
Riyb 
Usage: 60

Context Readings

Job's Fourth Speech Continues

5 "O that you would be completely silent, And that it would become your wisdom! 6 "Please hear my argument And listen to the contentions of my lips. 7 "Will you speak what is unjust for God, And speak what is deceitful for Him?


Cross References

Judges 9:7

Now when they told Jotham, he went and stood on the top of Mount Gerizim, and lifted his voice and called out. Thus he said to them, "Listen to me, O men of Shechem, that God may listen to you.

Job 21:2-3

"Listen carefully to my speech, And let this be your way of consolation.

Job 33:1-3

"However now, Job, please hear my speech, And listen to all my words.

Job 34:2

"Hear my words, you wise men, And listen to me, you who know.

Proverbs 8:6-7

"Listen, for I will speak noble things; And the opening of my lips will reveal right things.

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