Parallel Verses

King James Version

Shall vain words have an end? or what emboldeneth thee that thou answerest?

New American Standard Bible

“Is there no limit to windy words?
Or what plagues you that you answer?

Holman Bible

Is there no end to your empty words?
What provokes you that you continue testifying?

International Standard Version

Will windy words like yours never end? What is upsetting you that you keep on arguing?

A Conservative Version

Shall vain words have an end? Or what provokes thee that thou answer?

American Standard Version

Shall vain words have an end? Or what provoketh thee that thou answerest?

Amplified


“Is there no end to [your futile] words of wind?
Or what plagues you [so much] that you [so boldly] answer [me like this]?

Bible in Basic English

May words which are like the wind be stopped? or what is troubling you to make answer to them?

Darby Translation

Shall words of wind have an end? or what provoketh thee that thou answerest?

Julia Smith Translation

Was there an end to words of wind? or what will provoke thee that thou wilt answer?

King James 2000

Shall vain words have an end? or what emboldens you that you answer?

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Is there] a limit to windy words? What provokes you that you answer?

Modern King James verseion

Shall words of wind have an end? Or what provokes you that you should answer?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Shall not thy vain words come yet to an end? Or, hast thou yet any more to say?

NET Bible

Will there be an end to your windy words? Or what provokes you that you answer?

New Heart English Bible

Shall vain words have an end? Or what provokes you that you answer?

The Emphasized Bible

Is there to be an end to windy words? Or what so strongly exciteth thee, that thou must respond?

Webster

Shall vain words have an end? or what emboldeneth thee that thou answerest?

World English Bible

Shall vain words have an end? Or what provokes you that you answer?

Youngs Literal Translation

Is there an end to words of wind? Or what doth embolden thee that thou answerest?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

have an end
קץ 
Qets 
Usage: 67

מרץ 
Marats 
Usage: 4

Context Readings

Job's Fifth Speech

2 I have heard many such things: miserable comforters are ye all. 3 Shall vain words have an end? or what emboldeneth thee that thou answerest? 4 I also could speak as ye do: if your soul were in my soul's stead, I could heap up words against you, and shake mine head at you.


Cross References

Job 6:26

Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind?

Job 15:2

Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?

Job 8:2

How long wilt thou speak these things? and how long shall the words of thy mouth be like a strong wind?

Job 20:3

I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.

Job 32:3-6

Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.

Matthew 22:46

And no man was able to answer him a word, neither durst any man from that day forth ask him any more questions.

Titus 1:11

Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.

Titus 2:8

Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

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