Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“For I am full of words;
The spirit within me constrains me.

King James Version

For I am full of matter, the spirit within me constraineth me.

Holman Bible

For I am full of words,
and my spirit compels me to speak.

International Standard Version

because I'm filled with things to say, and my spirit within me compels me to speak.

A Conservative Version

for I am full of words. The spirit within me compels me.

American Standard Version

For I am full of words; The spirit within me constraineth me.

Amplified


“For I am full of words;
The spirit within me constrains me.

Bible in Basic English

For I am full of words, I am unable to keep in my breath any longer:

Darby Translation

For I am full of matter, the spirit within me constraineth me.

Julia Smith Translation

For I was filled with words, the spirit of my belly pressed upon me.

King James 2000

For I am full of words, the spirit within me constrains me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for I am full of words; {the spirit within me} urges me.

Modern King James verseion

For I am full of words; the spirit within me presses on me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I am full of words, and the spirit that is within me, compelleth me.

NET Bible

For I am full of words, and the spirit within me constrains me.

New Heart English Bible

For I am full of words. The spirit within me constrains me.

The Emphasized Bible

For I am full of discourse, The spirit in my bosom, presseth me on.

Webster

For I am full of matter, the spirit within me constraineth me.

World English Bible

For I am full of words. The spirit within me constrains me.

Youngs Literal Translation

For I have been full of words, Distressed me hath the spirit of my breast,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For I am full
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

of matter
מלּה מלּה 
Millah 
Usage: 38

the spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

צוּק 
Tsuwq 
Usage: 11

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job And His Three Friends

17 I said, I will also answer my part, I will also declare my opinion. 18 “For I am full of words;
The spirit within me constrains me.
19 Behold, my belly is as wine which has no vent; it is ready to burst forth like spirits.



Cross References

Psalm 39:3

My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned; then I spoke with my tongue,

Jeremiah 20:9

And I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But he was in my heart as a burning fire and within my bones; I tried to forbear, and I could not.

Ezekiel 3:14-27

And the Spirit lifted me up and took me away, and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; but the hand of the LORD was strong upon me.

Acts 4:20

For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

2 Corinthians 5:13-14

For whether we are fools, it is unto God; or whether we are sane, it is for your cause.

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