Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“How long will you say these things,
And the words of your mouth be a mighty wind?

King James Version

How long wilt thou speak these things? and how long shall the words of thy mouth be like a strong wind?

Holman Bible

How long will you go on saying these things?
Your words are a blast of wind.

International Standard Version

"How long will you keep talking like this? How long will you keep talking like a wind storm?

A Conservative Version

How long will thou speak these things? And [how long] shall the words of thy mouth be [like] a mighty wind?

American Standard Version

How long wilt thou speak these things? And how long'shall the words of thy mouth be like a mighty wind?

Amplified


“How long will you say these things?
And will the words of your mouth be a mighty wind?

Bible in Basic English

How long will you say these things, and how long will the words of your mouth be like a strong wind?

Darby Translation

How long wilt thou speak these things? and the words of thy mouth be a strong wind?

Julia Smith Translation

How long wilt thou speak these things? and the great spirit of the words of thy mouth?

King James 2000

How long will you speak these things? and how long shall the words of your mouth be like a strong wind?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"{How long} will you say these [things], and the words of your mouth [be] a mighty wind?

Modern King James verseion

How long will you speak these things, since the words of your mouth are like a strong wind?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"How long wilt thou talk of such things? How long shall thy mouth speak so proud words?

NET Bible

"How long will you speak these things, seeing that the words of your mouth are like a great wind?

New Heart English Bible

"How long will you speak these things? Shall the words of your mouth be a mighty wind?

The Emphasized Bible

How long wilt thou speak these things? Or, as a mighty wind, shall be the sayings of thy mouth?

Webster

How long wilt thou speak these things? and how long shall the words of thy mouth be like a strong wind?

World English Bible

"How long will you speak these things? Shall the words of your mouth be a mighty wind?

Youngs Literal Translation

Till when dost thou speak these things? And a strong wind -- sayings of thy mouth?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
How
אנה אן 
'an 
Usage: 40

עד 
`ad 
by, as long, hitherto, when, how long, as yet
Usage: 784

wilt thou speak
מלל 
Malal 
Usage: 5

אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

be like a strong
כּבּיר 
Kabbiyr 
Usage: 10

Context Readings

Bildad's First Response To Job

1 Then Bildad the Shuhite answered, 2 “How long will you say these things,
And the words of your mouth be a mighty wind?
3 “Does God pervert justice?
Or does the Almighty pervert what is right?


Cross References

Job 6:26

“Do you intend to reprove my words,
When the words of one in despair belong to the wind?

1 Kings 19:11

So He said, “Go forth and stand on the mountain before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord was passing by! And a great and strong wind was rending the mountains and breaking in pieces the rocks before the Lord; but the Lord was not in the wind. And after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake.

Job 15:2

“Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge
And fill himself with the east wind?

Exodus 10:3

Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said to him, “Thus says the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, ‘How long will you refuse to humble yourself before Me? Let My people go, that they may serve Me.

Exodus 10:7

Pharaoh’s servants said to him, “How long will this man be a snare to us? Let the men go, that they may serve the Lord their God. Do you not realize that Egypt is destroyed?”

Job 6:9

“Would that God were willing to crush me,
That He would loose His hand and cut me off!

Job 7:11

“Therefore I will not restrain my mouth;
I will speak in the anguish of my spirit,
I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 11:2-3

“Shall a multitude of words go unanswered,
And a talkative man be acquitted?

Job 16:3

“Is there no limit to windy words?
Or what plagues you that you answer?

Job 18:2

“How long will you hunt for words?
Show understanding and then we can talk.

Job 19:2-3

“How long will you torment me
And crush me with words?

Proverbs 1:22

“How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded?
And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing
And fools hate knowledge?

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