Parallel Verses

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 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 departed from the commandment of His lips;
I have kept 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.

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

Job

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

11 My feet have followed his steps closely; I have kept to his way and have not turned aside. 12 I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my allotted portion. 13 But he is unchangeable, and who can change him? Whatever he has desired, he does.


Cross References

John 4:32

But he said to them, "I have food to eat that you know nothing about."

John 4:34

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of the one who sent me and to complete his work.

Job 22:22

Accept instruction from his mouth and store up his words in your heart.

Psalm 119:11

In my heart I store up your words, so I might not sin against you.

Psalm 119:103

Your words are sweeter in my mouth than honey!

Job 6:10

Then I would yet have my comfort, then I would rejoice, in spite of pitiless pain, for I have not concealed the words of the Holy One.

Psalm 19:9-10

The commands to fear the Lord are right and endure forever. The judgments given by the Lord are trustworthy and absolutely just.

Psalm 119:127

For this reason I love your commands more than gold, even purest gold.

Jeremiah 15:16

As your words came to me I drank them in, and they filled my heart with joy and happiness because I belong to you.

Luke 12:42

The Lord replied, "Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom the master puts in charge of his household servants, to give them their allowance of food at the proper time?

Luke 12:46

then the master of that slave will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he does not foresee, and will cut him in two, and assign him a place with the unfaithful.

John 6:66-69

After this many of his disciples quit following him and did not accompany him any longer.

John 8:31

Then Jesus said to those Judeans who had believed him, "If you continue to follow my teaching, you are really my disciples

Acts 14:22

They strengthened the souls of the disciples and encouraged them to continue in the faith, saying, "We must enter the kingdom of God through many persecutions."

Hebrews 10:38-39

But my righteous one will live by faith, and if he shrinks back, I take no pleasure in him.

1 Peter 2:2

And yearn like newborn infants for pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up to salvation,

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us, because if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us. But they went out from us to demonstrate that all of them do not belong to us.

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