Job 34:3
Good News Translation
You know good food when you taste it, but not wise words when you hear them.

Contemporary English Version
Think about my words, as you would taste food.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the ear trieth words, and the mouth discerneth meats by the taste.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For the ear trieth words, and the mouth discerneth meats by the taste.

the ear

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

Job 12:11 Doth not the ear discern words, and the palate of him that eateth, the taste?

1 Corinthians 2:15 But the spiritual man judgeth all things: and he himself is judged of no man.

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.

mouth.

Job 31:30 For I have not been given my mouth to sin, by wishing a curse to his soul.

Job 33:2 Behold now I have opened my mouth, let my tongue speak within my jaws.

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Context
Elihu Confirms God's Justice
2Hear ye, wise men, my words, and ye learned, hearken to me: 3For the ear trieth words, and the mouth discerneth meats by the taste.4Let us choose to us judgment, and let us see among ourselves what is the best.…
Cross References
Job 12:11
Doth not the ear discern words, and the palate of him that eateth, the taste?

Job 34:2
Hear ye, wise men, my words, and ye learned, hearken to me:

Job 34:4
Let us choose to us judgment, and let us see among ourselves what is the best.

Additional Translations
For the ear tests words as the mouth tastes food.For the ear tries words, as the mouth tastes meat.

For the ear trieth words, As the palate tasteth food.

For the ear tries words, and the mouth tastes meat.

For the ear trieth words, as the palate tasteth food.

For the ear trieth words, as the palate tasteth meat.

For the ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth food.

For the ear tries words, as the palate tastes food.

For the ear doth try words, And the palate tasteth to eat.
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