Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Gird up your loins now like a man; I will demand of you, and you answer 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: I will demand of thee, and inform thou me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Gird up thy loins now like a man; I will ask thee, and explain thou unto me.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

Gird up your loins now like a man: I will demand of you, and declare you unto 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. I will question you, and you teach Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Gird up thy loins like a man, and tell me the things that I will ask thee.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

"Now brace yourself like a man. I will question you, and you will answer me.

The Emphasized Bible

Gird, I pray thee - as a strong man - thy loins, I will ask thee, and inform thou me.

Webster

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

World English Bible

"Now brace yourself like a man. I will question you, and you will answer me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Gird, I pray thee, as a man, thy loins, 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

גּבר 
Geber 
Usage: 65

I will demand
שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

Context Readings

I Am The Lord All-Powerful

6 Then the LORD answered Job out of the storm and said, 7 "Now gird up your loins like a man; I will ask you, and you instruct Me. 8 "Will you really annul My judgment? Will you condemn Me that you may be justified?



Cross References

Job 38:3

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

Job 42:4

'Hear, now, and I will speak; I will ask You, and You instruct me.'

Job 13:22

"Then call, and I will answer; Or let me speak, then reply to me.

Job 23:3-4

"Oh that I knew where I might find Him, That I might come to His seat!

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