Job 4:12
Good News Translation
Once a message came quietly, so quietly I could hardly hear it.

Contemporary English Version
A secret was told to me in a faint whisper--

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now there was a word spoken to me in private, and my ears by stealth, as it were, received the veins of its whisper.

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Now there was a word spoken to me in private, and my ears by stealth, as it were, received the veins of its whisper.

a thing.

Psalm 62:11 God hath spoken once, these two things have I heard, that power belongeth to God,

secretly.

1 Corinthians 13:12 We see now through a glass in a dark manner: but then face to face. Now I know in part: but then I shall know even as I am known.

Context
Eliphaz: The Innocent Prosper
11The tiger hath perished for want of prey, and the young lions are scattered abroad. 12Now there was a word spoken to me in private, and my ears by stealth, as it were, received the veins of its whisper.13In the horror of a vision by night, when deep sleep is wont to hold men,…
Cross References
Job 26:14
Lo, these things are said in part of his ways: and seeing we have heard scarce a little drop of his word, who shall be able to behold the thunder of his greatness?

Job 33:15
By a dream in a vision by night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, and they are sleeping in their beds:

Additional Translations
Now a word came to me secretly; my ears caught a whisper of it.Now a thing was secretly brought to me, and my ear received a little thereof.

Now a thing was secretly brought to me, And mine ear received a whisper thereof.

But if there had been any truth in thy words, none of these evils would have befallen thee. Shall not mine ear receive excellent revelations from him?

Now to me a word was secretly brought, and mine ear received a whisper thereof.

Now a thing was secretly brought to me, and mine ear received a whisper thereof.

Now a thing was secretly brought to me, and my ear received a small sound of it.

"Now a thing was secretly brought to me. My ear received a whisper of it.

And unto me a thing is secretly brought, And receive doth mine ear a little of it.
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