Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I could strengthen you with my mouth, And the solace of my lips could lessen your pain.

King James Version

But I would strengthen you with my mouth, and the moving of my lips should asswage your grief.

Holman Bible

I would encourage you with my mouth, and the consolation from my lips would bring relief.

International Standard Version

and encourage you with what I have to say; my words of comfort would lessen your pain.

A Conservative Version

[But] I would strengthen you with my mouth, and the solace of my lips would assuage [your grief].

American Standard Version

But I would strengthen you with my mouth, And the solace of my lips would assuage your grief .

Amplified

[But] I would strengthen and encourage you with [the words of] my mouth, and the consolation of my lips would soothe your suffering.

Bible in Basic English

I might give you strength with my mouth, and not keep back the comfort of my lips.

Darby Translation

But I would encourage you with my mouth, and the solace of my lips should assuage your pain.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But I would strengthen you with my mouth, and the consolation of my lips would assuage the pain.

Julia Smith Translation

I will strengthen you with my month, the moving of my lips shall hold back

King James 2000

But I would strengthen you with my mouth, and the moving of my lips would relieve your grief.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I could encourage you with my mouth, and the solace of my lips would ease the pain.

Modern King James verseion

I might make you strong with my mouth, and the moving of my lips would spare you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I should comfort you with my mouth, and release your pain with the talking of my lips.

NET Bible

But I would strengthen you with my words; comfort from my lips would bring you relief.

New Heart English Bible

but I would strengthen you with my mouth. The solace of my lips would relieve you.

New simplified Bible

I could strengthen you with my mouth. The solace of my lips would relieve your pain.

The Emphasized Bible

I could make you determined, by my mouth, and then my lip-solace should restrain you.

Webster

But I would strengthen you with my mouth and the moving of my lips should assuage your grief.

World English Bible

but I would strengthen you with my mouth. The solace of my lips would relieve you.

Youngs Literal Translation

I might harden you with my mouth, And the moving of my lips might be sparing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
you with
בּמו 
B@mow 
with , in , into , through , for , at , non translated variant
Usage: 8

my mouth
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

and the moving
ניד 
Niyd 
Usage: 1

of my lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

Context Readings

Job's Fifth Speech

4 "I too could speak like you, If I were in your place. I could compose words against you And shake my head at you. 5 "I could strengthen you with my mouth, And the solace of my lips could lessen your pain. 6 "If I speak, my pain is not lessened, And if I hold back, what has left me?


Cross References

Job 4:3-4

"Behold you have admonished many, And you have strengthened weak hands.

Job 6:14

"For the despairing man there should be kindness from his friend; So that he does not forsake the fear of the Almighty.

Job 29:25

"I chose a way for them and sat as chief, And dwelt as a king among the troops, As one who comforted the mourners.

Psalm 27:14

Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.

Proverbs 27:9

Oil and perfume make the heart glad, So a man's counsel is sweet to his friend.

Proverbs 27:17

Iron sharpens iron, So one man sharpens another.

Isaiah 35:3-4

Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble.

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted.

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