Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Is there wrong in my tongue? cannot my taste discern mischievous things?

New American Standard Bible

"Is there injustice on my tongue? Cannot my palate discern calamities?

King James Version

Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?

Holman Bible

Is there injustice on my tongue
or can my palate not taste disaster?

International Standard Version

Have I said anything that's unjust? I can discern evil, can't I?"

A Conservative Version

Is there injustice on my tongue? Cannot my taste discern mischievous things?

American Standard Version

Is there injustice on my tongue? Cannot my taste discern mischievous things?

Amplified

Is there wrong on my tongue? Cannot my taste discern what is destructive?

Bible in Basic English

Is there evil in my tongue? is not the cause of my trouble clear to me?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If there is iniquity in my tongue or if my taste cannot discern the torments.

Julia Smith Translation

Is there iniquity in my tongue? if my palate shall not understand calamities.

King James 2000

Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Is there injustice on my tongue? Or can my palate not discern calamity?

Modern King James verseion

Is there wrong in my tongue? Cannot my taste discern desirable things?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

whether there be any unrighteousness in my tongue, or vain words in my mouth.

NET Bible

Is there any falsehood on my lips? Can my mouth not discern evil things?

New Heart English Bible

Is there injustice on my tongue? Can't my taste discern mischievous things?

The Emphasized Bible

Is there, in my tongue, perversity? Or can, my sense, not discern, engulfing ruin?

Webster

Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?

World English Bible

Is there injustice on my tongue? Can't my taste discern mischievous things?

Youngs Literal Translation

Is there in my tongue perverseness? Discerneth not my palate desirable things?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Is there
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

in my tongue
לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

חך 
Chek 
mouth, roof of the mouth, taste
Usage: 18

Verse Info

Context Readings

Job's Second Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

29 Return, I pray you, let there be no wrong; yea, return again, my righteousness shall be in it. 30 Is there wrong in my tongue? cannot my taste discern mischievous things?



Cross References

Job 12:11

Doth not the ear try words, as the palate tasteth food?

Job 6:6

Shall that which is insipid be eaten without salt? Is there any taste in the white of an egg?

Job 33:8-12

Surely thou hast spoken in my hearing, and I have heard the voice of thy words: --

Job 34:3

For the ear trieth words, as the palate tasteth food.

Job 42:3-6

Who is he that obscureth counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered what I did not understand; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.

Hebrews 5:14

but solid food belongs to full-grown men, who, on account of habit, have their senses exercised for distinguishing both good and evil.

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