Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I have not departed from the command of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.

King James Version

Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

Holman Bible

I have not departed from the commands of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my daily food.

International Standard Version

I haven't wandered away from the commands that he has spoken; I've treasured what he has said more than my own meals."

A Conservative Version

I have not gone back from the commandment of his lips, I have treasured up the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

American Standard Version

I have not gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have treasured up the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

Amplified

I have not gone back from the commandment of His lips; I have esteemed and treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.

Bible in Basic English

I have never gone against the orders of his lips; the words of his mouth have been stored up in my heart.

Darby Translation

Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have laid up the words of his mouth more than the purpose of my own heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Neither have I separated myself from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

Julia Smith Translation

From the command of his lips and I will not waver; from his law I hid the words of his mouth.

King James 2000

Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[From] the commandment of his lips, indeed I have not departed; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily food.

Modern King James verseion

nor have I gone back from the commandment of His lips; I treasured the words of His mouth more than my portion.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I have not forsaken the commandment of his lips; but look, what he charged me with his mouth, that have I shut up in my heart.

NET Bible

I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my allotted portion.

New Heart English Bible

I haven't gone back from the commandment of his lips. I have treasured up the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

The Emphasized Bible

The command of his lips, and would not go back, and, in my bosom, have I treasured the words of his lips.

Webster

Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

World English Bible

I haven't gone back from the commandment of his lips. I have treasured up the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

Youngs Literal Translation

The command of His lips, and I depart not. Above my allotted portion I have laid up The sayings of His mouth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מוּשׁ 
Muwsh 
Usage: 20

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

of his lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

צפן 
Tsaphan 
Usage: 32

the words
אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Job 23:12

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

11 "My foot has held fast to His path; I have kept His way and not turned aside. 12 "I have not departed from the command of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food. 13 "But He is unique and who can turn Him? And what His soul desires, that He does.


Cross References

John 4:32

But He said to them, "I have food to eat that you do not know about."

John 4:34

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.

Job 22:22

"Please receive instruction from His mouth And establish His words in your heart.

Psalm 119:11

Your word I have treasured in my heart, That I may not sin against You.

Psalm 119:103

How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Job 6:10

"But it is still my consolation, And I rejoice in unsparing pain, That I have not denied the words of the Holy One.

Psalm 19:9-10

The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the LORD are true; they are righteous altogether.

Psalm 119:127

Therefore I love Your commandments Above gold, yes, above fine gold.

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, And Your words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart; For I have been called by Your name, O LORD God of hosts.

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and sensible steward, whom his master will put in charge of his servants, to give them their rations at the proper time?

Luke 12:46

the master of that slave will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he does not know, and will cut him in pieces, and assign him a place with the unbelievers.

John 6:66-69

As a result of this many of His disciples withdrew and were not walking with Him anymore.

John 8:31

So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine;

Acts 14:22

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, "Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God."

Hebrews 10:38-39

BUT MY RIGHTEOUS ONE SHALL LIVE BY FAITH; AND IF HE SHRINKS BACK, MY SOUL HAS NO PLEASURE IN HIM.

1 Peter 2:2

like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation,

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.



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