Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

The chastisement of my shame I hear, And the spirit of mine understanding Doth cause 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.

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.

World English Bible

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

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 thoughts cause me to answer, And because of my sensations in me. 3 The chastisement of my shame I hear, And the spirit of mine understanding Doth cause me to answer: 4 This hast thou known from antiquity? Since the placing of man on earth?


Cross References

Job 19:3

These ten times ye put me to shame, ye blush not. Ye make yourselves strange to me --

Job 19:29

Be ye afraid because of the sword, For furious are the punishments of the sword, That ye may know that there is a judgment.

Job 20:2

Therefore my thoughts cause me to answer, And because of my sensations in me.

Job 27:11

I shew you by the hand of God, That which is with the Mighty I hide not.

Job 33:3

Of the uprightness of my heart are my sayings, And knowledge have my lips clearly spoken.

Psalm 49:3

My mouth speaketh wise things, And the meditations of my heart are things of understanding.

Psalm 78:2-5

I open with a simile my mouth, I bring forth hidden things of old,

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