Job 34:2
New International Version
"Hear my words, you wise men; listen to me, you men of learning.

New Living Translation
“Listen to me, you wise men. Pay attention, you who have knowledge.

English Standard Version
“Hear my words, you wise men, and give ear to me, you who know;

Berean Study Bible
“Hear my words, O wise men; give ear to me, O men of learning.

King James Bible
Hear my words, O ye wise men; and give ear unto me, ye that have knowledge.

New King James Version
“Hear my words, you wise men; Give ear to me, you who have knowledge.

New American Standard Bible
“Hear my words, you wise men, And listen to me, you who understand.

NASB 1995
"Hear my words, you wise men, And listen to me, you who know.

NASB 1977
“Hear my words, you wise men, And listen to me, you who know.

Amplified Bible
“Hear my words, you wise men, And listen to me, you who have [so much] knowledge.

Christian Standard Bible
Hear my words, you wise ones, and listen to me, you knowledgeable ones.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Hear my words, you wise men, and listen to me, you knowledgeable ones.

American Standard Version
Hear my words, ye wise men; And give ear unto me, ye that have knowledge.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Hear me, ye wise men; hearken, ye that have knowledge.

Contemporary English Version
You men think you are wise, but just listen to me!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear ye, wise men, my words, and ye learned, hearken to me :

English Revised Version
Hear my words, ye wise men; and give ear unto me, ye that have knowledge.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Listen to my words, you wise men. Open your ears to me, you intelligent men.

International Standard Version
"Listen to what I have to say, you wise men! Pay attention to me, you educated people!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Hear my words, ye wise men; And give ear unto me, ye that have knowledge.

Literal Standard Version
“Hear, O wise men, my words, "" And, O knowing ones, give ear to me.

NET Bible
"Listen to my words, you wise men; hear me, you learned men.

New Heart English Bible
"Hear my words, you sages. Give ear to me, you who have knowledge.

World English Bible
"Hear my words, you wise men. Give ear to me, you who have knowledge.

Young's Literal Translation
Hear, O wise men, my words, And, O knowing ones, give ear to me.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Elihu Confirms God's Justice
1Then Elihu continued: 2“Hear my words, O wise men; give ear to me, O men of learning. 3For the ear tests words as the mouth tastes food.…

Cross References
Job 34:1
Then Elihu continued:

Job 34:3
For the ear tests words as the mouth tastes food.


Treasury of Scripture

Hear my words, O you wise men; and give ear to me, you that have knowledge.

Proverbs 1:5
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:

1 Corinthians 10:15
I speak as to wise men; judge ye what I say.

1 Corinthians 14:20
Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
“Hear
שִׁמְע֣וּ (šim·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

my words,
מִלָּ֑י (mil·lāy)
Noun - feminine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 4405: A word, a discourse, a topic

you wise men;
חֲכָמִ֣ים (ḥă·ḵā·mîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2450: Wise

give ear
הַאֲזִ֥ינוּ (ha·’ă·zî·nū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 238: To broaden out the ear, to listen

to me,
לִֽי׃ (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

you men of learning.
וְ֝יֹדְעִ֗ים (wə·yō·ḏə·‘îm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3045: To know


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