Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 old lion perisheth for lack of prey, and the whelps of the lioness are scattered. 12 Now to me a word was secretly brought, and mine ear received a whisper thereof. 13 In thoughts from visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men: --



Cross References

Job 26:14

Lo, these are the borders of his ways; but what a whisper of a word do we hear of him! And the thunder of his power, who can understand?

Psalm 62:11

Once hath God spoken, twice have I heard this, that strength belongeth unto God.

1 Corinthians 13:12

For we see now through a dim window obscurely, but then face to face; now I know partially, but then I shall know according as I also have been known.

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