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


“Please hear my argument
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.

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 ye would altogether be silent! And it would be unto you instead of wisdom. 6 “Please hear my argument
And listen to the contentions of my lips.
7 Are ye to speak iniquity for God? Are ye to speak deceitfully for him?


Cross References

Judges 9:7

And when they told it to Jotham, he went and stood in the top of Mount Gerizim and lifted up his voice and cried and said unto them, Hearken unto me, ye men of Shechem, that God may hearken unto you.

Job 21:2-3

Hear diligently my speech, and let this be instead of your consolations.

Job 33:1-3

Therefore, Job, hear now my reasons, and hearken to all my words.

Job 34:2

Hear my words, O ye wise men; and give ear unto me, ye that have knowledge.

Proverbs 8:6-7

Hear, for I will speak of excellent things, and the opening of my lips shall be right things.

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