Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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;

Julia Smith Translation

After my words they will not repeat, and my speech will drop 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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense

21 Unto me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence at my counsel. 22 After my words they spoke not again; and my speech dropped upon them. 23 And they waited for me as for the rain; and they opened their mouth wide as for the latter rain.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:2

My teaching shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass:

Job 32:15-16

They were amazed, they answered no more: they left off speaking.

Job 33:31-33

Mark well, O Job, hearken unto me: hold your peace, and I will speak.

Song of Songs 4:11

Your lips, O my spouse, drop like the honeycomb: honey and milk are under your tongue; and the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Isaiah 52:15

So shall he startle many nations; the kings shall shut their mouths at him: for that which had not been told them shall they see; and that which they had not heard shall they consider.

Ezekiel 20:46

Son of man, set your face toward the south, and proclaim your word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;

Amos 7:16

Now therefore hear you the word of the LORD: you say, Prophesy not against Israel, and drop not your word against the house of Isaac.

Micah 2:6

Prophesy not, they say to them that prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, that they shall not be shamed.

Matthew 22:46

And no man was able to answer him a word, neither dared any man from that day forth ask him any more questions.

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