Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you.

New American Standard Bible

“I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear;
But now my eye sees You;

King James Version

I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear: but now mine eye seeth thee.

Holman Bible

I had heard rumors about You,
but now my eyes have seen You.

International Standard Version

I've heard you with my ears; and now I've seen you with my eyes.

A Conservative Version

I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees thee.

American Standard Version

I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear; But now mine eye seeth thee:

Amplified


“I had heard of You [only] by the hearing of the ear,
But now my [spiritual] eye sees You.

Bible in Basic English

Word of you had come to my ears, but now my eye has seen you.

Darby Translation

I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear, but now mine eye seeth thee:

Julia Smith Translation

By the hearing of the ear I heard of thee: and now mine eyes saw thee:

King James 2000

I have heard of you by the hearing of the ear: but now my eye sees you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

By the ear's hearing I heard [of] you, but now my eye has seen you.

Modern King James verseion

I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear; but now my eye has seen You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I have given diligent ear unto thee, and now I see thee with mine eyes.

NET Bible

I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye has seen you.

The Emphasized Bible

By the hearing of the ear, had I heard thee, but, now, mine own eye, hath seen thee.

Webster

I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear: but now my eye seeth thee.

World English Bible

I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you.

Youngs Literal Translation

By the hearing of the ear I heard Thee, And now mine eye hath seen Thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of thee by the hearing
שׁמע 
Shema` 
Usage: 18

of the ear
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

but now mine eye
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

Devotionals

Devotionals about Job 42:5

Devotionals containing Job 42:5

References

Hastings

Images Job 42:5

Prayers for Job 42:5

Context Readings

Job's Repentance And Restoration

4 You said, 'Listen, now, and I will speak; I will question you, and you will answer me.' 5 I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you. 6 Therefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes."


Cross References

Romans 10:17

So faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

Isaiah 6:1

In the year that king Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up; and his train filled the temple.

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time. The only God, who is at the Father's side, has made him known.

Numbers 12:6-8

He said, "Hear now my words. If there is a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known to him in a vision. I will speak with him in a dream.

Job 4:12

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

Job 23:8-9

"If I go east, he is not there; if west, I can't find him;

Job 26:14

Behold, these are but the outskirts of his ways. How small a whisper do we hear of him. But the thunder of his power who can understand?"

Job 28:22

Destruction and Death say, 'We have heard a rumor of it with our ears.'

Job 33:16

Then he opens the ears of men, and seals their instruction,

Isaiah 6:5

Then I said, "Woe is me. For I am undone, because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts."

John 12:41

Isaiah said these things because he saw his glory, and spoke of him.

John 12:45

And he who sees me sees him who sent me.

Acts 7:55-56

But he, being full of the Holy Spirit, looked up steadfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God,

Ephesians 1:17-18

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

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