Job 12:11
Good News Translation
But just as your tongue enjoys tasting food, your ears enjoy hearing words.

Contemporary English Version
We hear with our ears, taste with our tongues,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Doth not the ear discern words, and the palate of him that eateth, the taste?

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Doth not the ear discern words, and the palate of him that eateth, the taste?

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Job 34:3 For the ear trieth words, and the mouth discerneth meats by the taste.

1 Corinthians 10:15 I speak as to wise men: judge ye yourselves what I say.

Philippians 1:10 That you may approve the better things: that you may be sincere and without offence unto the day of Christ:

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Hebrews 5:14 But strong meat is for the perfect: for them who by custom have their senses exercised to the discerning of good and evil.

1 Peter 2:3 If so be you have tasted that the Lord is sweet.

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Job 6:30 And you shall not find iniquity in my tongue, neither shall folly sound in my mouth.

Context
Job Responds to Zophar
10In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the spirit of all flesh of man. 11Doth not the ear discern words, and the palate of him that eateth, the taste?12In the ancient is wisdom, and in length of days prudence.…
Cross References
Job 6:30
And you shall not find iniquity in my tongue, neither shall folly sound in my mouth.

Job 34:3
For the ear trieth words, and the mouth discerneth meats by the taste.

Additional Translations
Does not the ear test words as the tongue tastes its food?Does not the ear try words? and the mouth taste his meat?

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

For the ear tries words, and the palate tastes meats.

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

Doth not the ear try words, even as the palate tasteth its meat?

Doth not the ear try words? and the mouth taste its food?

Doesn't the ear try words, even as the palate tastes its food?

Doth not the ear try words? And the palate taste food for itself?
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