Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

Job

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

11 Of his steps, my foot taketh hold, His way, have I kept, and not swerved; 12 The command of his lips, and would not go back, and, in my bosom, have I treasured the words of his lips. 13 But, he, is one, and who can turn him? What his soul desired, he hath done.


Cross References

John 4:32

But, he, said unto them - I, have, food, to eat, of which, ye, know not.

John 4:34

Jesus saith unto them - My food, is, that I should do the will of him that sent me, and complete, his work.

Job 22:22

Accept, I beseech thee, from his mouth - instruction, - and lay up his sayings in thy heart.

Psalm 119:11

In my heart, have I treasured what thou hast said, to the end I may not sin against thee.

Psalm 119:103

How smooth to my palate is thy speech, More than honey, to my mouth.

Job 6:10

So might it still be my comfort, And I might exult in the anguish he would not spare, - That I had not concealed the sayings of the Holy One.

Psalm 19:9-10

The, reverence of Yahweh, is clean, Enduring evermore, - The, decisions of Yahweh, are faithful, They are righteous, altogether:

Psalm 119:127

For this cause, do I love thy commandments, More than gold, yea than fine gold!

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words, were found, and I did eat them, Then became thy words unto me the joy and gladness of my heart, - For thy Name hath been called upon me, O Yahweh God of hosts!

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said - Who then is the faithful steward, the prudent one, whom the lord will appoint over his body of attendants, to be giving, in due season, the measured allowance of wheat?

Luke 12:46

The lord of that servant, will have come - on a day when he is not expecting, and in an hour when he is not taking note, - and will cut him asunder, and, his part, with the unfaithful, will appoint.

John 6:66-69

Because of this, many from among his disciples, went away back, and, no longer, with him, were walking.

John 8:31

Jesus was saying, therefore, unto the Jews who had believed on him - If, ye, abide in my word, of a truth, my disciples, ye are;

Acts 14:22

confirming the souls of the disciples, beseeching them to abide in the faith, and declaring that, through many tribulations, must we enter into the kingdom of God.

Hebrews 10:38-39

But, my righteous one, by faith, shall live, and, if he draw back, my soul delighteth not in him.

1 Peter 2:2

As new-born babes, for the pure milk that is for the mind, eagerly crave, that, thereby, ye may grow unto salvation: -

1 John 2:19

From among us, they went out, but they were not of us; for, if, of us, they had been, they would in that case have abode with us; but it came to pass in order that they might be made manifest, because, all, are not of us.

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