Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Then he openeth the ears of men, And sealeth their instruction,

New American Standard Bible

Then He opens the ears of men,
And seals their instruction,

King James Version

Then he openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction,

Holman Bible

He uncovers their ears at that time
and terrifies them with warnings,

International Standard Version

That's when he opens the ear of mankind, authenticating his messages to them,

A Conservative Version

Then he opens the ears of men, and seals their instruction

Amplified


Then He opens the ears of men
And seals their instruction,

Bible in Basic English

Then he makes his secrets clear to men, so that they are full of fear at what they see;

Darby Translation

Then he openeth men's ears, and sealeth their instruction,

Julia Smith Translation

Then he will uncover the ear of men, and will seal in their instruction,

King James 2000

Then he opens the ears of men, and seals their instruction,

Lexham Expanded Bible

then he opens [the] ear of men, and {he frightens them with a warning}

Modern King James verseion

then He opens the ear of men and seals their teaching,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

he roundeth them in the ears, he informeth them, and showeth them plainly,

NET Bible

Then he gives a revelation to people, and terrifies them with warnings,

New Heart English Bible

Then he opens the ears of men, and seals their instruction,

The Emphasized Bible

Then, uncovereth he the ear of men, and, on their correction, affixeth a seal;

Webster

Then he openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction,

World English Bible

Then he opens the ears of men, and seals their instruction,

Youngs Literal Translation

Then He uncovereth the ear of men, And for their instruction sealeth:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

the ears
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

of men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

and sealeth
חתם 
Chatham 
Usage: 27

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job

15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, When deep sleep falleth upon men, In slumberings upon the bed; 16 Then he openeth the ears of men, And sealeth their instruction, 17 That he may withdraw man from his purpose, And hide pride from man;



Cross References

Job 36:10

He openeth also their ear to instruction, And commandeth that they return from iniquity.

Job 36:15

He delivereth the afflicted by their affliction, And openeth their ear in oppression.

Psalm 40:6

Sacrifice and offering thou hast no delight in; Mine ears hast thou opened: Burnt-offering and sin-offering hast thou not required.

Isaiah 50:5

The Lord Jehovah hath opened mine ear, and I was not rebellious, neither turned away backward.

2 Samuel 7:27

For thou, O Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, hast revealed to thy servant, saying, I will build thee a house: therefore hath thy servant found in his heart to pray this prayer unto thee.

Nehemiah 9:38

And yet for all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, our Levites, and our priests, seal unto it.

Isaiah 6:10

Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they sea with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and turn again, and be healed.

Isaiah 48:8

Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from of old thine ear was not opened: for I knew that thou didst deal very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb.

Luke 24:45

Then opened he their mind, that they might understand the scriptures;

Acts 16:14

And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple of the city of Thyatira, one that worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened to give heed unto the things which were spoken by Paul.

Romans 15:28

When therefore I have accomplished this, and have sealed to them this fruit, I will go on by you unto Spain.

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