Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Get ready to answer Me like a man; when I question you, you will inform Me.

New American Standard Bible

"Now gird up your loins like a man, And I will ask you, and you instruct Me!

King James Version

Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me.

International Standard Version

Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!"

A Conservative Version

Gird up now thy loins like a man, for I will demand of thee, and declare thou to me.

American Standard Version

Gird up now thy loins like a man; For I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.

Amplified

Gird up now your loins like a man, and I will demand of you, and you declare to Me.

Bible in Basic English

Get your strength together like a man of war; I will put questions to you, and you will give me the answers.

Darby Translation

Gird up now thy loins like a man; and I will demand of thee, and inform thou me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now gird up thy loins like a man; for I will enquire of thee, and answer thou me.

Julia Smith Translation

Gird now thy loins as a man; and I will ask thee, and make thou known to me.

King James 2000

Gird up now your loins like a man; for I will demand of you, and you answer me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Prepare yourself for a difficult task like a man}, and I will question you, and you shall declare to me.

Modern King James verseion

Now gird up your loins like a man; for I will ask of you, and you teach Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Gird up thy loins like a man, for I will question thee, see thou give me a direct answer.

NET Bible

Get ready for a difficult task like a man; I will question you and you will inform me!

New Heart English Bible

Brace yourself like a man, for I will question you, then you answer me.

The Emphasized Bible

Gird, I pray thee - like a strong man - thy loins, that I may ask thee, and inform thou me:

Webster

Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me.

World English Bible

Brace yourself like a man, for I will question you, then you answer me!

Youngs Literal Translation

Gird, I pray thee, as a man, thy loins, And I ask thee, and cause thou Me to know.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Gird up
אזר 
'azar 
Usage: 16

חלץ 
Chalats 
Usage: 10

like a man
גּבר 
Geber 
Usage: 65

for I will demand
שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

References

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Morish

Context Readings

Yahweh Challenges Job

2 Who is this who obscures [My] counsel with ignorant words? 3 Get ready to answer Me like a man; when I question you, you will inform Me. 4 Where were you when I established the earth? Tell [Me], if you have understanding.


Cross References

Job 40:7

Get ready to answer Me like a man; When I question you, you will inform Me.

1 Kings 18:46

The power of the Lord was on Elijah, and he tucked his mantle under his belt and ran ahead of Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

Exodus 12:11

Here is how you must eat it: dressed for travel, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. You are to eat it in a hurry; it is the Lord's Passover.

Job 13:15

Even if He kills me, I will hope in Him. I will still defend my ways before Him.

Job 13:22

Then call, and I will answer, or I will speak, and You can respond to me.

Job 23:3-7

If only I knew how to find Him, so that I could go to His throne.

Job 31:35-37

If only I had someone to hear my [case]! Here is my signature; let the Almighty answer me. Let my Opponent compose [His] indictment.

Jeremiah 1:17

"Now, get ready. Stand up and tell them everything that I command you. Do not be intimidated by them or I will cause you to cower before them.

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore, get your minds ready for action, being self-disciplined, and set your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

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