Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

King James 2000

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

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 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. 4 "Did you know this from of old, since the setting of [the] human being on earth,


Cross References

Job 19:3

These ten times you have disgraced me; you are not ashamed [that] you have attacked me.

Job 19:29

be afraid for yourselves {because of the sword}, for wrath [brings] punishment by [the] sword, so that you may know that [there is] judgment."

Job 20:2

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

Job 27:11

"I will teach you about God's hand; I will not conceal that [which is] with Shaddai.

Job 33:3

My words [declare] my heart's uprightness, and my lips sincerely speak {what my lips know}.

Psalm 49:3

My mouth will speak wisdom, and the meditation of my heart [will be] understanding.

Psalm 78:2-5

I will offer a parable [with] my mouth. I will pour out riddles from long ago,

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