Job 29:22
Good News Translation
they had nothing to add when I had finished. My words sank in like drops of rain;

Contemporary English Version
and when I finished speaking, nothing needed to be said.

Douay-Rheims Bible
To my words they durst add nothing, and my speech dropped upon them.

New American Bible
Once I spoke, they said no more, but received my pronouncement drop by drop.

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To my words they durst add nothing, and my speech dropped upon them.

After my

Job 32:15,16 They were afraid, and answered no more, and they left off speaking. . . .

Job 33:31-33 Attend, Job, and hearken to me, and hold thy peace, whilst I speak. . . .

Isaiah 52:15 He shall sprinkle many nations, kings shall shut their mouth at him: for they to whom it was not told of him, have seen: and they that heard not, have beheld.

Matthew 22:46 And no man was able to answer him a word: neither durst any man from that day forth ask him any more questions.

speech

Deuteronomy 32:2 Let my doctrine gather as the rain, let my speech distil as the dew, as a shower upon the herb, and as drops upon the grass.

Songs 4:11 Thy lips, my spouse, are as a dropping honeycomb, honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments, as the smell of frankincense.

Ezekiel 20:46 Son of man, set thy face against the way of the south, and drop towards the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field.

Amos 7:16 And the Lord took me when I followed the flock, and the Lord said to me: Go, prophesy to my people Israel.

Micah 2:6 Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast the cord of a lot in the assembly of the Lord.

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Context
Job's Former Blessings
21They that heard me, waited for my sentence, and being attentive held their peace at my counsel. 22To my words they durst add nothing, and my speech dropped upon them.23They waited for me as for rain, and they opened their mouth as for a latter shower.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:2
Let my doctrine gather as the rain, let my speech distil as the dew, as a shower upon the herb, and as drops upon the grass.

Job 29:10
The rulers held their peace, and their tongue cleaved to their throat.

Job 29:23
They waited for me as for rain, and they opened their mouth as for a latter shower.

Ezekiel 21:2
Son of man, set thy face toward Jerusalem, and let thy speech flow towards the holy places, and prophesy against the land of Israel:

Hosea 13:1
When Ephraim spoke, a horror seized Israel: and he sinned in Baal, and died.

Additional Translations
After my words, they spoke no more; my speech settled on them like dew.After my words they spoke not again; and my speech dropped on them.

After my words they spake not again; And my speech distilled upon them.

At my word they spoke not again, and they were very gland whenever I spoke to them.

After my words they spoke not again, and my speech dropped upon them;

After my words they spake not again; and my speech dropped upon them.

After my words they spoke not again; and my speech dropped upon them.

After my words they didn't speak again. My speech fell on them.

After my word they change not, And on them doth my speech drop,
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