Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Now a word was brought to me stealthily, And my ear received a whisper of it.

King James Version

Now a thing was secretly brought to me, and mine ear received a little thereof.

Holman Bible

A word was brought to me in secret;
my ears caught a whisper of it.

International Standard Version

"A message was confided to me; my ear caught a whisper of it.

A Conservative Version

Now a thing was secretly brought to me, and my ear received a whisper of it.

American Standard Version

Now a thing was secretly brought to me, And mine ear received a whisper thereof.

Amplified

Now a thing was secretly brought to me, and my ear received a whisper of it.

Bible in Basic English

A word was given to me secretly, and the low sound of it came to my ears.

Darby Translation

Now to me a word was secretly brought, and mine ear received a whisper thereof.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now the matter was also hidden from me, but my ear has perceived a little of it.

Julia Smith Translation

And a word shall be brought to me by stealth, and mine ear will take a transient sound from it

King James 2000

Now a thing was secretly brought to me, and my ear received a whisper of it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And a word came stealing to me, and my ear received [the] whisper from it.

Modern King James verseion

And a word was secretly brought to me, and my ear received a little of it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"And unto me came the word secretly, and mine ear hath received a little thereof.

NET Bible

"Now a word was secretly brought to me, and my ear caught a whisper of it.

New Heart English Bible

"Now a thing was secretly brought to me. My ear received a whisper of it.

The Emphasized Bible

But, unto me, something was brought by stealth, - and mine ear caught a whispering of the same:

Webster

Now a thing was secretly brought to me, and my ear received a small sound of it.

World English Bible

"Now a thing was secretly brought to me. My ear received a whisper of it.

Youngs Literal Translation

And unto me a thing is secretly brought, And receive doth mine ear a little of it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

to me, and mine ear
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

a little
שׁמץ 
Shemets 
Usage: 2

References

Easton

Hastings

Job

Smith

Context Readings

A Secret Was Told To Me

11 "The lion perishes for lack of prey, And the whelps of the lioness are scattered. 12 "Now a word was brought to me stealthily, And my ear received a whisper of it. 13 "Amid disquieting thoughts from the visions of the night, When deep sleep falls on men,



Cross References

Job 26:14

"Behold, these are the fringes of His ways; And how faint a word we hear of Him! But His mighty thunder, who can understand?"

Psalm 62:11

Once God has spoken; Twice I have heard this: That power belongs to God;

1 Corinthians 13:12

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known.

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