Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Therefore my thoughts cause me to answer, even because of my haste that is in me.

New American Standard Bible

“Therefore my disquieting thoughts make me respond,
Even because of my inward agitation.

King James Version

Therefore do my thoughts cause me to answer, and for this I make haste.

Holman Bible

This is why my unsettling thoughts compel me to answer,
because I am upset!

International Standard Version

"Therefore my anxious thoughts cause me to answer because I'm agitated within me.

American Standard Version

Therefore do my thoughts give answer to me, Even by reason of my haste that is in me.

Amplified


“Therefore my disquieting thoughts make me answer,
Because of the uneasiness that is within me.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause my thoughts are troubling me and driving me on.

Darby Translation

Therefore do my thoughts give me an answer, and for this is my haste within me.

Julia Smith Translation

For this my thoughts will turn back, and because of my haste in me.

King James 2000

Therefore do my thoughts cause me to answer, and for this I make haste.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Therefore my disquieting thoughts bring me back {for the sake of} my inward excitement.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore my thoughts cause me to answer, even because of my haste in me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"For the same cause do my thoughts compel me to answer. And why? My mind is tossed here and there.

NET Bible

"This is why my troubled thoughts bring me back -- because of my feelings within me.

New Heart English Bible

"Therefore do my thoughts give answer to me, even by reason of my haste that is in me.

The Emphasized Bible

Not so, do my thoughts answer me, and to this end, is my haste within me:

Webster

Therefore do my thoughts cause me to answer, and for this I make haste.

World English Bible

"Therefore do my thoughts give answer to me, even by reason of my haste that is in me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore my thoughts cause me to answer, And because of my sensations in me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂעף סעף 
Ca`iph 
Usage: 3

cause me to answer
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

Context Readings

Zophar's Second Speech

1 Then Zophar the Naamathite answered, and said, 2 Therefore my thoughts cause me to answer, even because of my haste that is in me. 3 I have heard the reproof which puts me to shame, and the spirit of my understanding answers me.


Cross References

Job 4:2

If a man tries to converse with thee, will thou be grieved? But who can withhold himself from speaking?

Job 13:19

Who is he who will contend with me? For then I would keep silent and give up the spirit.

Job 20:3

I have heard the reproof which puts me to shame, and the spirit of my understanding answers me.

Job 32:13-20

Beware lest ye say, We have found wisdom. God may vanquish him, not man.

Psalm 31:22

As for me, I said in my haste, I am cut off from before thine eyes. Nevertheless thou heard the voice of my supplications when I cried to thee.

Psalm 39:2-3

I was mute with silence. I held my peace, even from good, and my sorrow was stirred.

Psalm 116:11

I said in my haste, All men are liars.

Proverbs 14:29

He who is slow to anger is of great understanding, but he who is hasty of spirit exalts folly.

Proverbs 29:20

See thou a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry, for anger rests in the bosom of fools.

Jeremiah 20:9

And if I say, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name, then there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary with forbearing, and I cannot.

Mark 6:25

And having come in straightaway with haste to the king, she asked, saying, I want that thou may give me, of it on a platter, the head of John the immerser.

Romans 10:2

For I testify to them that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.

James 1:19

Therefore, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

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