Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The voice of the nobles was hushed,
And their tongue stuck to their palate.

King James Version

The nobles held their peace, and their tongue cleaved to the roof of their mouth.

Holman Bible

The noblemen’s voices were hushed,
and their tongues stuck to the roof of their mouths.

International Standard Version

The voices of the commanders-in-chief were hushed, and their tongues would cling to the roofs of their mouths."

A Conservative Version

The voice of the ranking men was hushed, and their tongue stuck to the roof of their mouth.

American Standard Version

The voice of the nobles was hushed, And their tongue cleaved to the roof of their mouth.

Amplified


The voices of the nobles were hushed,
And their tongues stuck to the roof of their mouths.

Bible in Basic English

The chiefs kept back their words, and their tongues were joined to the roofs of their mouths.

Darby Translation

The voice of the nobles was hushed, and their tongue cleaved to their palate.

Julia Smith Translation

The voice the leaders hid, and their tongue was joined to their palate.

King James 2000

The nobles held their peace, and their tongue cleaved to the roof of their mouth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] voices of nobles were hushed, and their tongue stuck to their palate.

Modern King James verseion

The noble's voice was subdued, and their tongue clung to the roof of their mouth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

when the mighty kept still their voice, and when their tongues cleaved to the roof of their mouths;

NET Bible

the voices of the nobles fell silent, and their tongues stuck to the roof of their mouths.

New Heart English Bible

The voice of the nobles was hushed, and their tongue stuck to the roof of their mouth.

The Emphasized Bible

The voice of nobles, was hushed, and their tongue to their palate, did cleave;

Webster

The nobles held their peace, and their tongue cleaved to the roof of their mouth.

World English Bible

The voice of the nobles was hushed, and their tongue stuck to the roof of their mouth.

Youngs Literal Translation

The voice of leaders hath been hidden, And their tongue to the palate hath cleaved.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נגד נגיד 
Nagiyd 
Usage: 44

חבא 
Chaba' 
Usage: 33

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

דּבק 
Dabaq 
Usage: 54

References

Fausets

Job

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense

9 The princes would refrain from talking and lay their hand on their mouth; 10 The voice of the nobles was hushed,
And their tongue stuck to their palate.
11 When the ears that heard me, called me blessed; and when the eyes that saw me, gave witness to me:


Cross References

Psalm 137:6

If I do not remember thee, my tongue shall cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I do not prefer to lift up Jerusalem as my chief joy.

Ezekiel 3:26

and I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth that thou shalt be dumb and shalt not be to them a reprover; for they are a rebellious house.

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