Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 [Job]? And how long shall the words of your mouth be as 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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

How long wilt thou speak such things and how long shall the words of thy mouth be like 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?

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 speak these things? Shall the words of your mouth be a mighty wind? 3 Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert righteousness?


Cross References

Job 6:26

Do you intend to reprove words, since the speeches of one who is desperate are as wind?

1 Kings 19:11

He said, "Go out, and stand on the mountain before Yahweh." Behold, Yahweh passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains, and broke in pieces the rocks before Yahweh; but Yahweh was not in the wind. After the wind an earthquake; but Yahweh was not in the earthquake.

Job 15:2

"Should a wise man answer with vain knowledge, and fill himself with the east wind?

Exodus 10:3

Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh, and said to him, "This is what Yahweh, the God of the Hebrews, says: '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 Yahweh, their God. Don't you yet know that Egypt is destroyed?"

Job 6:9

even that it would please God to crush me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

Job 7:11

"Therefore I will not keep silent. I will speak in the anguish of my spirit. I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 11:2-3

"Shouldn't the multitude of words be answered? Should a man full of talk be justified?

Job 16:3

Shall vain words have an end? Or what provokes you that you answer?

Job 18:2

"How long will you hunt for words? Consider, and afterwards we will speak.

Job 19:2-3

"How long will you torment me, and crush me with words?

Proverbs 1:22

"How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will mockers delight themselves in mockery, and fools hate knowledge?

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