Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"After my words they did not speak again, And my speech dropped on them.

King James Version

After my words they spake not again; and my speech dropped upon them.

Holman Bible

After a word from me they did not speak again; my speech settled on them [like dew].

International Standard Version

After I spoke, they had nothing to say, when what I said hit them.

A Conservative Version

After my words they spoke not again, and my speech distilled upon them.

American Standard Version

After my words they spake not again; And my speech distilled upon them.

Amplified

After I spoke, they did not speak again, and my speech dropped upon them [like a refreshing shower].

Bible in Basic English

After I had said what was in my mind, they were quiet and let my words go deep into their hearts;

Darby Translation

After my words they spoke not again, and my speech dropped upon them;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

After my words they would not reply, but my reason dropped upon them.

Julia Smith Translation

After my words they will not repeat, and my speech will drop upon them.

King James 2000

After my words they spoke not again; and my speech dropped upon them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

After my word, they did not speak again, and my word dropped down [like dew] upon them.

Modern King James verseion

After my words they did not go on; and my speech dropped on them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If I had spoken, they would have it none other ways, my words were so well taken among them.

NET Bible

After I had spoken, they did not respond; my words fell on them drop by drop.

New Heart English Bible

After my words they did not speak again. My speech fell on them.

The Emphasized Bible

After I had spoken, they spake not again, and, upon them, used my speech to drop;

Webster

After my words they spoke not again; and my speech dropped upon them.

World English Bible

After my words they didn't speak again. My speech fell on them.

Youngs Literal Translation

After my word they change not, And on them doth my speech drop,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

my words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

and my speech
מלּה מלּה 
Millah 
Usage: 38

נטף 
Nataph 
Usage: 18

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense

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. 23 "They waited for me as for the rain, And opened their mouth as for the spring rain.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:2

"Let my teaching drop as the rain, My speech distill as the dew, As the droplets on the fresh grass And as the showers on the herb.

Job 32:15-16

"They are dismayed, they no longer answer; Words have failed them.

Job 33:31-33

"Pay attention, O Job, listen to me; Keep silent, and let me speak.

Song of Songs 4:11

"Your lips, my bride, drip honey; Honey and milk are under your tongue, And the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Isaiah 52:15

Thus He will sprinkle many nations, Kings will shut their mouths on account of Him; For what had not been told them they will see, And what they had not heard they will understand.

Ezekiel 20:46

"Son of man, set your face toward Teman, and speak out against the south and prophesy against the forest land of the Negev,

Amos 7:16

"Now hear the word of the LORD: you are saying, 'You shall not prophesy against Israel nor shall you speak against the house of Isaac.'

Micah 2:6

'Do not speak out,' so they speak out But if they do not speak out concerning these things, Reproaches will not be turned back.

Matthew 22:46

No one was able to answer Him a word, nor did anyone dare from that day on to ask Him another question.

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