Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

King James 2000

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

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 disquieting thoughts bring me back {for the sake of} my inward excitement. 3 I hear discipline that insults me, and a spirit beyond my understanding answers me.


Cross References

Job 4:2

"[If] someone would test a word with you, would you be offended? But who can refrain from speaking?

Job 13:19

Who [is] he who will contend with me? For {then} I would be silent, and I would pass away.

Job 20:3

I hear discipline that insults me, and a spirit beyond my understanding answers me.

Job 32:13-20

So do not say, 'We have found wisdom; let God refute him, not a man.'

Psalm 31:22

As for me, I said in my alarm, "I am cut off from before your eyes." However you heard the voice of my supplications when I cried to you for help.

Psalm 39:2-3

I was mute [with] silence. I was silent [even] from [saying] good [things], and my pain was stirred up.

Psalm 116:11

I said in my haste, "{Everyone} [is] a liar."

Proverbs 14:29

[He who is] slow to anger [has] great understanding, but the hasty of spirit exalts folly.

Proverbs 29:20

You see a man who is hasty in his words: [there is more] hope for a fool than him.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Do not be quick in your spirit to anger, for anger lodges in the bosom of fools.

Jeremiah 20:9

But [if] I say, "I will not mention him and I will no longer speak in his name," then it becomes in my heart like a fire burning, locked up in my bones, and I struggle to contain [it], and I am not able.

Mark 6:25

And she came in immediately with haste to the king [and] asked, saying, "I want you to give me the head of John the Baptist on a platter immediately."

Romans 10:2

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

James 1:19

Understand [this], my dear brothers: every person must be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger,

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