Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Behold now, I open my mouth,
My tongue in my mouth speaks.

King James Version

Behold, now I have opened my mouth, my tongue hath spoken in my mouth.

Holman Bible

I am going to open my mouth;
my tongue will form words on my palate.

International Standard Version

Look! I've begun to speak, and I'm fashioning my words.

A Conservative Version

Behold now, I have opened my mouth. My tongue has spoken in my mouth.

American Standard Version

Behold now, I have opened my mouth;
My tongue hath spoken in my mouth.

Amplified


“Behold, I have opened my mouth [to begin my speech];
My tongue in my mouth is going to speak.

Bible in Basic English

See, now my mouth is open, my tongue gives out words.

Darby Translation

Behold now, I have opened my mouth, my tongue speaketh in my palate,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, now I shall open my mouth, my tongue shall speak in my mouth.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, now, I opened my mouth, my tongue spake in my palate.

King James 2000

Behold, now I have opened my mouth, my tongue has spoken in my mouth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Please look, I open my mouth; my tongue in my mouth speaks.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, now I have opened my mouth, my tongue has spoken in my mouth,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, I will open my mouth, and my tongue shall speak out of my jaws.

NET Bible

See now, I have opened my mouth; my tongue in my mouth has spoken.

New Heart English Bible

See now, I have opened my mouth. My tongue has spoken in my mouth.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! I pray thee, I have opened my mouth, My tongue, with my palate, hath spoken,

Webster

Behold, now I have opened my mouth, my tongue hath spoken in my mouth.

World English Bible

See now, I have opened my mouth. My tongue has spoken in my mouth.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, I pray thee, I have opened my mouth, My tongue hath spoken in the palate.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

my tongue
לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job

1 "However now, Job, please hear my speech, And listen to all my words. 2 “Behold now, I open my mouth,
My tongue in my mouth speaks.
3 "My words are from the uprightness of my heart, And my lips speak knowledge sincerely.


Cross References

Job 3:1

Afterward Job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth.

Job 31:30

"No, I have not allowed my mouth to sin By asking for his life in a curse.

Psalm 78:2

I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings of old,

Matthew 5:2

He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying,

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