Job 32:18
Good News Translation
I can hardly wait to speak. I can't hold back the words.

Contemporary English Version
because I have so much to say, that I can't keep quiet.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I am full of matter to speak of, and the spirit of my bowels straiteneth me.

New American Bible
For I am full of words; the spirit within me compels me.

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For I am full of matter to speak of, and the spirit of my bowels straiteneth me.

matter.

Psalm 39:3 My heart grew hot within me: and in my meditation a fire shall flame out.

Jeremiah 20:9 Then I said: I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name: and there came in my heart as a burning fire, shut up in my bones, and I was wearied, not being able to bear it.

Ezekiel 3:14 The spirit also lifted me, and took me up: and I went away in bitterness in the indignation of my spirit: for the hand of the Lord was with me, strengthening me.

*etc:

Acts 4:20 For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

2 Corinthians 5:13,14 For whether we be transported in mind, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for you. . . .

within me.

Context
Elihu Rebukes Job's Three Friends
17I also will answer my part, and will shew my knowledge. 18For I am full of matter to speak of, and the spirit of my bowels straiteneth me.19Behold, my belly is as new wine which wanteth vent, which bursteth the new vessels.…
Cross References
Job 4:2
If we begin to speak to thee, perhaps thou wilt take it ill; but who can withhold the words he hath conceived?

Job 32:17
I also will answer my part, and will shew my knowledge.

Job 32:19
Behold, my belly is as new wine which wanteth vent, which bursteth the new vessels.

Jeremiah 6:11
Therefore am I full of the fury of the Lord, I am weary with holding in: pour it out upon the child abroad, and upon the council of the young men together: for man and woman shall be taken, the ancient and he that is full of days.

Jeremiah 20:9
Then I said: I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name: and there came in my heart as a burning fire, shut up in my bones, and I was wearied, not being able to bear it.

Additional Translations
For I am full of words, and my spirit within me compels me.For I am full of matter, the spirit within me constrains me.

For I am full of words; The spirit within me constraineth me.

for I am full of words, for the spirit of my belly destroys me.

For I am full of matter, the spirit within me constraineth me.

For I am full of words; the spirit within me constraineth me.

For I am full of matter, the spirit within me constraineth me.

For I am full of words. The spirit within me constrains me.

For I have been full of words, Distressed me hath the spirit of my breast,
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