Job 32:7 "I thought age should speak, And increased years should teach wisdom.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I thought age should speak, And increased years should teach wisdom.

King James Version

I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

Holman Bible

I thought that age should speak and maturity should teach wisdom.

International Standard Version

I thought, experience should speak; abundance of years teaches wisdom.

A Conservative Version

I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

American Standard Version

I said, Days should speak, And multitude of years should teach wisdom.

Amplified

I said, Age should speak, and a multitude of years should teach wisdom [so let it be heard].

Bible in Basic English

I said to myself, It is right for the old to say what is in their minds, and for those who are far on in years to give out wisdom.

Darby Translation

I said, Let days speak, and multitude of years teach wisdom.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I said, Days shall speak, and the multitude of years shall declare wisdom.

Julia Smith Translation

I said, days shall speak, and multitude of years shall make known wisdom.

King James 2000

I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I thought, 'Let days speak, and let many years teach wisdom.'

Modern King James verseion

I said, Days should speak, and the multitude of years should teach wisdom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for I thought thus within myself: It becometh old men to speak, and the aged to teach wisdom.

NET Bible

I said to myself, 'Age should speak, and length of years should make wisdom known.'

New Heart English Bible

I said, 'Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.'

The Emphasized Bible

I said, Days, should speak, - and, the multitude of years, should make known wisdom.

Webster

I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

World English Bible

I said, 'Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.'

Youngs Literal Translation

I said: Days do speak, And multitude of years teach wisdom.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

of years
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811

References

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job And His Three Friends

6 So Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite spoke out and said, "I am young in years and you are old; Therefore I was shy and afraid to tell you what I think. 7 "I thought age should speak, And increased years should teach wisdom. 8 "But it is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.



Cross References

1 Kings 12:6-8

King Rehoboam consulted with the elders who had served his father Solomon while he was still alive, saying, "How do you counsel me to answer this people?"

Job 8:8-10

"Please inquire of past generations, And consider the things searched out by their fathers.

Job 12:12

"Wisdom is with aged men, With long life is understanding.

Psalm 34:11-12

Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.

Proverbs 1:1-4

The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel:

Proverbs 16:31

A gray head is a crown of glory; It is found in the way of righteousness.

Hebrews 5:12

For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food.



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