Parallel Verses

NET Bible

If I summoned him, and he answered me, I would not believe that he would be listening to my voice --

New American Standard Bible

“If I called and He answered me,
I could not believe that He was listening to my voice.

King James Version

If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe that he had hearkened unto my voice.

Holman Bible

If I summoned Him and He answered me,
I do not believe He would pay attention to what I said.

International Standard Version

"Were I to be summoned, and he were to answer me, I wouldn't even believe that he was listening to what I have to say.

A Conservative Version

If I had called, and he had answered me, yet I would not believe that he hearkened to my voice.

American Standard Version

If I had called, and he had answered me, Yet would I not believe that he hearkened unto my voice.

Amplified


“If I called and He answered me,
I could not believe that He was listening to my voice.

Bible in Basic English

If I had sent for him to be present, and he had come, I would have no faith that he would give ear to my voice.

Darby Translation

If I had called, and he had answered me, I would not believe that he hearkened to my voice, --

Julia Smith Translation

If I called and he will answer me, I shall not believe that he will give ear to my voice.

King James 2000

If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe that he had hearkened unto my voice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If I summon [him], and he should answer me, I do not believe that he will listen to my voice--

Modern King James verseion

If I had called and He had answered me, yet would I not believe that He had listened to my voice;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If I had called upon him, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe that he had heard my voice!

New Heart English Bible

If I had called, and he had answered me, yet I wouldn't believe that he listened to my voice.

The Emphasized Bible

Though I had called, and he had answered me, I could not believe, that he would lend an ear to my voice.

Webster

If I had called, and he had answered me; yet I would not believe that he had hearkened to my voice.

World English Bible

If I had called, and he had answered me, yet I wouldn't believe that he listened to my voice.

Youngs Literal Translation

Though I had called and He answereth me, I do not believe that He giveth ear to my voice.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If I had called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

and he had answered
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

אזן 
'azan 
Usage: 42

Context Readings

Job's Third Speech: A Response To Bildad

15 Although I am innocent, I could not answer him; I could only plead with my judge for mercy. 16 If I summoned him, and he answered me, I would not believe that he would be listening to my voice -- 17 he who crushes me with a tempest, and multiplies my wounds for no reason.



Cross References

Exodus 6:9

Moses told this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and hard labor.

Judges 6:13

Gideon said to him, "Pardon me, but if the Lord is with us, why has such disaster overtaken us? Where are all his miraculous deeds our ancestors told us about? They said, 'Did the Lord not bring us up from Egypt?' But now the Lord has abandoned us and handed us over to Midian."

Job 29:24

If I smiled at them, they hardly believed it; and they did not cause the light of my face to darken.

Psalm 18:6

In my distress I called to the Lord; I cried out to my God. From his heavenly temple he heard my voice; he listened to my cry for help.

Psalm 66:18-20

If I had harbored sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.

Psalm 116:1-2

I love the Lord because he heard my plea for mercy,

Psalm 126:1

A song of ascents. When the Lord restored the well-being of Zion, we thought we were dreaming.

Luke 24:41

And while they still could not believe it (because of their joy) and were amazed, he said to them, "Do you have anything here to eat?"

Acts 12:14-16

When she recognized Peter's voice, she was so overjoyed she did not open the gate, but ran back in and told them that Peter was standing at the gate.

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