Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

A Conservative Version

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

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 answered Zophar the Naamathite, and said, 2 Therefore do my thoughts cause me to answer, and for this I make haste. 3 I have heard the rebuke of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causes me to answer.


Cross References

Job 4:2

If we venture to converse with you, will you be grieved? but who can withhold himself from speaking?

Job 13:19

Who is he that will contend with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall die.

Job 20:3

I have heard the rebuke of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causes me to answer.

Job 32:13-20

Lest you should say, We have found out wisdom: God vanquishes him, not man.

Psalm 31:22

For I said in my haste, I am cut off from before your eyes: nevertheless you heard the voice of my supplications when I cried unto you.

Psalm 39:2-3

I was dumb 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 that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalts folly.

Proverbs 29:20

See you a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope for a fool than for him.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

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

Jeremiah 20:9

Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in my heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary from holding it back, and I could not.

Mark 6:25

And she came in immediately with haste unto the king, and asked, saying, I will that you give me at once on a platter the head of John the Baptist.

Romans 10:2

For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.

James 1:19

Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger:

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