Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now Elihu had waited until Job had spoken because they were all elder than he.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 Also against his three friends was his wrath aroused, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job. 4 Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken, because they were older than he. 5 When Elihu saw that there was no answer in the mouth of these three men, then his wrath was aroused.


Cross References

Job 32:11-12

Behold, I waited for your words; I gave ear to your reasons, while you searched out what to say.

Proverbs 18:13

He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame unto him.

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