Parallel Verses

Amplified


“[But instead] I could strengthen and encourage you with [the words of] my mouth,
And the consolation and solace of my lips would soothe your suffering and lessen your anguish.

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

Instead, 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 .

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.

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.

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

and the moving
ניד 
Niyd 
Usage: 1

of my lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

Context Readings

Job's Fifth Speech

4
“I also could speak like you,
If you were in my place;
I could compose and join words together against you
And shake my head at you.
5 
“[But instead] I could strengthen and encourage you with [the words of] my mouth,
And the consolation and solace of my lips would soothe your suffering and lessen your anguish.
6
“If I speak [to you miserable comforters], my pain is not relieved;
And if I refrain [from speaking], what [pain or anguish] leaves me?


Cross References

Job 4:3-4


“Behold, you have admonished and instructed 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 abandon (turn away from) the fear of the Almighty.

Job 29:25


“I chose a way for them and sat as chief,
And dwelt as a king among his soldiers,
As one who comforts mourners.

Psalm 27:14


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

Proverbs 27:9


Oil and perfume make the heart glad;
So does the sweetness of a friend’s counsel that comes from the heart.

Proverbs 27:17


As iron sharpens iron,
So one man sharpens [and influences] another [through discussion].

Isaiah 35:3-4


Encourage the exhausted, and make staggering knees firm.

Galatians 6:1

Brothers, if anyone is caught in any sin, you who are spiritual [that is, you who are responsive to the guidance of the Spirit] are to restore such a person in a spirit of gentleness [not with a sense of superiority or self-righteousness], keeping a watchful eye on yourself, so that you are not tempted as well.

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