Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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 .

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.

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 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. 5 But I would strengthen you with my mouth, and the moving of my lips should asswage your grief. 6 Though I speak, my grief is not asswaged: and though I forbear, what am I eased?


Cross References

Job 4:3-4

Behold, thou hast instructed many, and thou hast strengthened the weak hands.

Job 6:14

To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.

Job 29:25

I chose out their way, and sat chief, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth the mourners.

Psalm 27:14

Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

Proverbs 27:9

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.

Proverbs 27:17

Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

Isaiah 35:3-4

Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees.

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

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