Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

How much less shall I answer Him, and choose my arguments with Him?

New American Standard Bible

"How then can I answer Him, And choose my words before Him?

King James Version

How much less shall I answer him, and choose out my words to reason with him?

Holman Bible

How then can I answer Him
or choose my arguments against Him?

International Standard Version

So how am I to answer him, choosing what I am to say to him?

A Conservative Version

How much less shall I answer him, and choose out my words [to reason] with him?

American Standard Version

How much less shall I answer him, And choose out my words to reason with him?

Amplified

How much less shall I answer Him, choosing out my words to reason with Him

Bible in Basic English

How much less may I give an answer to him, using the right words in argument with him?

Darby Translation

How much less shall I answer him, choose out my words to strive with him?

Julia Smith Translation

How much less shall I answer him, shall I choose my words with him?

King James 2000

How much less shall I answer him, and choose out my words to reason with him?

Lexham Expanded Bible

{How much less} can I myself answer him? [How] can I choose my words with him,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How should I then answer him? Or what words should I find out against him?

NET Bible

"How much less, then, can I answer him and choose my words to argue with him!

New Heart English Bible

How much less shall I answer him, And choose my words to argue with him?

The Emphasized Bible

How much less that, I, should answer him, should choose my words with him?

Webster

How much less shall I answer him, and choose out my words to reason with him?

World English Bible

How much less shall I answer him, And choose my words to argue with him?

Youngs Literal Translation

How much less do I -- I answer Him? Choose out my words with Him?

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

him, and choose out
בּחר 
Bachar 
Usage: 169

my words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

Verse Info

Context Readings

Job's Third Speech: A Response To Bildad

13 God will not withdraw His anger; the helpers of pride stoop under Him. 14 How much less shall I answer Him, and choose my arguments with Him? 15 Whom, though I were righteous, yet I would not answer; I seek mercy for my judgment.


Cross References

1 Kings 8:27

But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, the heavens and the heaven of heavens cannot contain You. How much less this house which I have built?

Job 4:19

How much less in those who live in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth?

Job 9:3

If he will argue with Him, he cannot answer Him one of a thousand.

Job 11:4-5

For you have said, My doctrine is pure, and I am clean in Your eyes.

Job 23:4

I would order my cause before Him, and fill my mouth with arguments.

Job 23:7

There the righteous might reason with Him; and I would be delivered forever from my Judge.

Job 25:6

how much less man who is a maggot, and the son of man, who is a worm?

Job 33:5

If you can, answer me; set yourself in order before me, stand up.

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