Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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 give answer to me, even by reason of my haste that is in me. 3 I have heard the reproof which puts me to shame. The spirit of my understanding answers me. 4 Don't you know this from old time, since man was placed on earth,


Cross References

Job 19:3

You have reproached me ten times. You aren't ashamed that you attack me.

Job 19:29

be afraid of the sword, for wrath brings the punishments of the sword, that you may know there is a judgment."

Job 20:2

"Therefore do my thoughts give answer to me, even by reason of my haste that is in me.

Job 27:11

I will teach you about the hand of God. That which is with the Almighty will I not conceal.

Job 33:3

My words shall utter the uprightness of my heart. That which my lips know they shall speak sincerely.

Psalm 49:3

My mouth will speak words of wisdom. My heart shall utter understanding.

Psalm 78:2-5

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

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