Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because they were years older than he.

King James Version

Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken, because they were elder than he.

Holman Bible

Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because they were all older than he.

International Standard Version

Elihu waited to have a word with Job, since the others were older than he,

A Conservative Version

Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job, because they were older than he.

American Standard Version

Now Elihu had waited to speak unto Job, because they were elder than he.

Amplified

Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because the others were years older than he.

Bible in Basic English

Now Elihu had kept quiet while Job was talking, because they were older than he;

Darby Translation

But Elihu had waited till Job had finished speaking, because they were older than he.

Julia Smith Translation

And Elihu waited for Job in words, for they were old for days above him.

King James 2000

Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken, because they were older than he.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus Elihu had waited for Job {to speak} because {they were older than he}.

Modern King James verseion

And Elihu had waited beside Job with words, because they were older than he in days.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now tarried Elihu till they had ended their communication with Job: for why? They were elder than he.

NET Bible

Now Elihu had waited before speaking to Job, because the others were older than he was.

New Heart English Bible

Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job, because they were elder than he.

The Emphasized Bible

But, Elihu, had waited for Job with words, because the others were older than he.

Webster

Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken because they were older than he.

World English Bible

Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job, because they were elder than he.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Elihu hath waited earnestly beside Job with words, for they are older than he in days.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אליהוּא אליהוּ 
'Eliyhuw 
Usage: 11

חכה 
Chakah 
Usage: 14

איּוב 
'Iyowb 
Job
Usage: 17

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

References

Easton

Age

Fausets

Hastings

Job

Smith

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job And His Three Friends

3 And his anger burned against his three friends because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job. 4 Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because they were years older than he. 5 And when Elihu saw that there was no answer in the mouth of the three men his anger burned.


Cross References

Job 32:11-12

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

Proverbs 18:13

He who gives an answer before he hears,
It is folly and shame to him.

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