Job 35:16
Good News Translation
It is useless for you to go on talking; it is clear you don't know what you are saying.

Contemporary English Version
Everything you have said adds up to nonsense.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore Job openeth his mouth in vain, and multiplieth words without knowledge.

New American Bible
Yet Job to no purpose opens his mouth, multiplying words without knowledge.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Therefore Job openeth his mouth in vain, and multiplieth words without knowledge.

Job 3:1 After this, Job opened his mouth, and cursed his day,

Job 33:2,8-12 Behold now I have opened my mouth, let my tongue speak within my jaws. . . .

Job 34:35-37 But Job hath spoken foolishly, and his words sound not discipline. . . .

Job 38:2 Who is this that wrappeth up sentences in unskilful words?

Context
Elihu Reminds Job of God's Justice
15For he doth not now bring on his fury, neither doth he revenge wickedness exceedingly. 16Therefore Job openeth his mouth in vain, and multiplieth words without knowledge.
Cross References
Job 34:35
But Job hath spoken foolishly, and his words sound not discipline.

Job 35:15
For he doth not now bring on his fury, neither doth he revenge wickedness exceedingly.

Job 36:1
Eliu also proceeded, and said:

Job 38:2
Who is this that wrappeth up sentences in unskilful words?

Additional Translations
So Job opens his mouth in vain and multiplies words without knowledge.”Therefore does Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplies words without knowledge.

Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vanity; He multiplieth words without knowledge.

Yet Job vainly opens his mouth, in ignorance he multiplies words.

For Job hath opened his mouth in vanity, and made words abundant without knowledge.

Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vanity; he multiplieth words without knowledge.

Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.

Therefore Job opens his mouth with empty talk, and he multiplies words without knowledge."

And Job with vanity doth open his mouth, Without knowledge words he multiplieth.
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