Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“But if you have understanding, hear this;
Listen to the sound of my words.

King James Version

If now thou hast understanding, hear this: hearken to the voice of my words.

Holman Bible

If you have understanding, hear this;
listen to what I have to say.

International Standard Version

If you have understanding, listen to this! Pay attention to what I have to say:

A Conservative Version

If now [thou be] understanding, hear this. Hearken to the voice of words.

American Standard Version

If now thou hast understanding, hear this: Hearken to the voice of my words.

Amplified


“If you now have understanding, hear this;
Listen to the sound of my words.

Bible in Basic English

If you are wise, take note of this; give ear to the voice of my words.

Darby Translation

If now thou hast understanding, hear this: give ear to the voice of my words!

Julia Smith Translation

If now understanding, hear this: give ear to the voice of my words.

King James 2000

If now you have understanding, hear this: hearken to the voice of my words.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"But if [you have] understanding, hear this; listen to {what I say}.

Modern King James verseion

If now you have understanding, hear this; listen to the sound of my words.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"If thou now have understanding, hear what I say, and hearken to the voice of my words.

NET Bible

"If you have understanding, listen to this, hear what I have to say.

New Heart English Bible

"If now you have understanding, hear this. Listen to the voice of my words.

The Emphasized Bible

If then thou hast understanding, hear this, Give thou ear to the teaching of my words: -

Webster

If now thou hast understanding, hear this: hearken to the voice of my words.

World English Bible

"If now you have understanding, hear this. Listen to the voice of my words.

Youngs Literal Translation

And if there is understanding, hear this, Give ear to the voice of my words.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּינה 
Biynah 
Usage: 38

אזן 
'azan 
Usage: 42

to the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

Context Readings

Elihu Asserts God's Justice

15 all flesh would perish together, and man would turn again unto dust. 16 “But if you have understanding, hear this;
Listen to the sound of my words.
17 Shall even he that hates judgment govern? And wilt thou condemn the Mighty One that is righteous?



Cross References

Job 12:3

But I have a heart as well as you; I am not inferior to you; and who shall not be able to say as much again?

Job 13:2-6

As you know it, I know it; I am not inferior unto you.

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