Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“To me they listened and waited,
And kept silent for my counsel.

King James Version

Unto me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence at my counsel.

Holman Bible

Men listened to me with expectation,
waiting silently for my advice.

International Standard Version

"They listened and waited for me, as they remained in silence for my counsel.

A Conservative Version

To me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence for my counsel.

American Standard Version

Unto me men gave ear, and waited, And kept silence for my counsel.

Amplified


“They listened to me and waited
And kept silent for my counsel.

Bible in Basic English

Men gave ear to me, waiting and keeping quiet for my suggestions.

Darby Translation

Unto me they listened, and waited, and kept silence for my counsel:

Julia Smith Translation

To me they heard, and they waited, and they will be silent for them at my counsel.

King James 2000

Unto me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence at my counsel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"They listened to me and waited, and they kept silent for my counsel.

Modern King James verseion

They listened to me, and waited, and kept silent at my counsel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto me men gave ear, me they regarded, and with silence they tarried for my counsel.

NET Bible

"People listened to me and waited silently; they kept silent for my advice.

New Heart English Bible

"Men listened to me, waited, and kept silence for my counsel.

The Emphasized Bible

To me, men hearkened, and waited, and kept silence for my counsel;

Webster

To me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence at my counsel.

World English Bible

"Men listened to me, waited, and kept silence for my counsel.

Youngs Literal Translation

To me they have hearkened, Yea, they wait, and are silent for my counsel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and waited
יחל 
Yachal 
Usage: 41

דּמם 
Damam 
Usage: 30

at
למו 
L@mow 
for, at, to, upon
Usage: 7

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense

20 ‘My glory is ever new with me,
And my bow is renewed in my hand.’
21 “To me they listened and waited,
And kept silent for my counsel.
22 “After my words they did not speak again,
And my speech dropped on them.


Cross References

Job 29:9-10

“The princes stopped talking
And put their hands on their mouths;

Job 32:11-12

“Behold, I waited for your words,
I listened to your reasonings,
While you pondered what to say.

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