Job 16:2
Contemporary English Version
I have often heard this, and it offers no comfort.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have often heard such things as these: you are all troublesome comforters.

New American Bible
I have heard this sort of thing many times. Troublesome comforters, all of you!

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I have often heard such things as these: you are all troublesome comforters.

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Job 6:6,25 Or can an unsavoury thing be eaten, that is not seasoned with salt? or can a man taste that which, when tasted, bringeth death? . . .

Job 11:2,3 Shall not he that speaketh much, hear also? or shall a man full of talk be justified? . . .

Job 13:5 And I wish you would hold your peace, that you might be thought to be wise men.

Job 19:2,3 How long do you afflict my soul, and break me in pieces with words? . . .

Job 26:2,3 Whose helper art thou? is it of him that is weak? and dost thou hold up the arm of him that has no strength? . . .

James 1:19 You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak and slow to anger.

miserable.

Job 13:4 Having first shewn that you are forgers of lies, and maintainers of perverse opinions.

Psalm 69:26 Because they have persecuted him whom thou hast smitten; and they have added to the grief of my wounds.

Philippians 1:16 Some out of charity, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.

Context
Job Decries his Comforters
1Then Job answered, and said: 2I have often heard such things as these: you are all troublesome comforters.3Shall windy words have no end? or is it any trouble to thee to speak?…
Cross References
Job 13:4
Having first shewn that you are forgers of lies, and maintainers of perverse opinions.

Job 16:1
Then Job answered, and said:

Job 21:34
How then do ye comfort me in vain, whereas your answer is shewn to be repugnant to truth?

Psalm 69:20
In thy sight are all they that afflict me; my heart hath expected reproach and misery. And I looked for one that would grieve together with me, but there was none: and for one that would comfort me, and I found none.

Additional Translations
“I have heard many things like these; miserable comforters are you all.I have heard many such things: miserable comforters are you all.

I have heard many such things: Miserable comforters are ye all.

I have heard many such things: poor comforters are ye all.

I have heard many such things: grievous comforters are ye all.

I have heard many such things: miserable comforters are ye all.

I have heard many such things: miserable comforters are ye all.

"I have heard many such things. You are all miserable comforters!

I have heard many such things, Miserable comforters are ye all.
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