Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 insults me,
But the spirit of my understanding makes me answer.

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.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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
of my reproach
כּלמּה 
K@limmah 
Usage: 30

and the spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

בּינה 
Biynah 
Usage: 38

Context Readings

Zophar's Second Speech

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. 4 Know you not this of old, since man was placed upon the earth,


Cross References

Job 19:3

These ten times have you reproached me: you are not ashamed that you have wronged me.

Job 19:29

Be yourselves afraid of the sword: for wrath brings the punishment of the sword, that you may know there is a judgment.

Job 20:2

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

Job 27:11

I will teach you by the hand of God: that which is with the Almighty will I not conceal.

Job 33:3

My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.

Psalm 49:3

My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

Psalm 78:2-5

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

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