Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Will he make many supplications to you,
Or will he speak to you soft words?

King James Version

Will he make many supplications unto thee? will he speak soft words unto thee?

Holman Bible

Will he beg you for mercy
or speak softly to you?

International Standard Version

Will he make many supplications to you, or will he beg you for mercy?

A Conservative Version

Will he make many supplications to thee? Or will he speak soft words to thee?

American Standard Version

Will he make many supplications unto thee? Or will he speak soft words unto thee?

Amplified


“Will he make many supplications to you [begging to be spared]?
Or will he speak soft words to you [to coax you to treat him kindly]?

Bible in Basic English

Will he make prayers to you, or say soft words to you?

Darby Translation

Will he make many supplications unto thee? or will he speak softly unto thee?

Julia Smith Translation

Will he multiply supplications to thee? will he speak soft things to thee?

King James 2000

Will he make many supplications unto you? will he speak soft words unto you?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Will it make numerous pleas for mercy to you? Or will it speak gentle words to you?

Modern King James verseion

Will he multiply pleas for help to you? Will he speak soft words to you?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Will he make many fair words with thee, thinkest thou, or flatter thee?

NET Bible

Will it make numerous supplications to you, will it speak to you with tender words?

New Heart English Bible

Will he make many petitions to you, or will he speak soft words to you?

The Emphasized Bible

Will he multiply unto thee supplications, or will he speak unto thee softly?

Webster

Will he make many supplications to thee? will he speak soft words to thee?

World English Bible

Will he make many petitions to you, or will he speak soft words to you?

Youngs Literal Translation

Doth he multiply unto thee supplications? Doth he speak unto thee tender things?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּחנוּנה תּחנוּן 
Tachanuwn 
Usage: 18

unto thee will he speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

רך 
Rak 
Usage: 16

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Lord Continues: Can You Conquer Leviathan, Job?

2 Canst thou put a hook into his nose or bore his jaw through with a thorn? 3 “Will he make many supplications to you,
Or will he speak to you soft words?
4 Will he make a covenant with thee that thou shall take him for a slave for ever?



Cross References

Psalm 55:21

The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords.

Proverbs 15:1

A soft answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger.

Proverbs 18:23

The poor uses intreaties, but the rich answer roughly.

Proverbs 25:15

By long forbearing a prince is persuaded, and a soft tongue breaks the bones.

Isaiah 30:10

Who say to those that see, See not; and to the prophets, Do not prophesy right things unto us, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits:

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