Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I listened to the reproof which insults me, And the spirit of my understanding makes me answer.

King James Version

I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.

Holman Bible

I have heard a rebuke that insults me, and my understanding makes me reply.

International Standard Version

Whenever I hear an insulting rebuke, I respond from my spirit because I understand."

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

I have heard the reproof which putteth me to shame; And the spirit of my understanding answereth me.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

I have to give ear to arguments which put me to shame, and your answers to me are wind without wisdom.

Darby Translation

I hear a reproof putting me to shame; and my spirit answereth me by mine understanding.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my intelligence causes me to answer.

Julia Smith Translation

I shall hear the instruction of my shame, and the spirit of my understanding will cause me to answer.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I have sufficiently heard thy checking and reproof; therefore am I purposed to make answer after mine understanding.

NET Bible

When I hear a reproof that dishonors me, then my understanding prompts me to answer.

New Heart English Bible

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

New simplified Bible

I hear a rebuke that dishonors me. Therefore my understanding inspires me to reply.

The Emphasized Bible

The correction meant to confound me, I must hear, but, the spirit - out of my understanding, will give me a reply.

Webster

I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

The chastisement of my shame I hear, And the spirit of mine understanding Doth cause me to answer:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

the check
מוּסר 
Muwcar 
Usage: 50

of my reproach
כּלמּה 
K@limmah 
Usage: 30

and the spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

בּינה 
Biynah 
Usage: 38

Verse Info

Context Readings

Zophar's Second Speech

2 "Therefore my disquieting thoughts make me respond, Even because of my inward agitation. 3 "I listened to the reproof which insults me, And the spirit of my understanding makes me answer. 4 "Do you know this from of old, From the establishment of man on earth,


Cross References

Job 19:3

"These ten times you have insulted me; You are not ashamed to wrong me.

Job 19:29

"Then be afraid of the sword for yourselves, For wrath brings the punishment of the sword, So that you may know there is judgment."

Job 20:2

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

Job 27:11

"I will instruct you in the power of God; What is with the Almighty I will not conceal.

Job 33:3

"My words are from the uprightness of my heart, And my lips speak knowledge sincerely.

Psalm 49:3

My mouth will speak wisdom, And the meditation of my heart will be understanding.

Psalm 78:2-5

I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings of old,



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