New International Version
"Are all these words to go unanswered? Is this talker to be vindicated?
King James Bible
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?
Darby Bible Translation
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man of much talk be justified?
World English Bible
"Shouldn't the multitude of words be answered? Should a man full of talk be justified?
Young's Literal Translation
Is a multitude of words not answered? And is a man of lips justified?
Job 11:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Should not the multitude of words be answered? - Some translate, "To multiply words profiteth nothing."
And should a man full of talk be justified - איש שפתים ish sephathayim, "a man of lips," a proper appellation for a great talker: he is "a man of lips," i.e., his lips are the only active parts of his system.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
full of talk. Heb. of lips
LibraryThe Eternity and Unchangeableness of God.
Exod. iii. 14.--"I AM THAT I AM."--Psal. xc. 2.--"Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting thou art God."--Job xi. 7-9.--"Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea." This is the chief point of saving knowledge, …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
Whether God is a Body
Whether There Should have Been Man Ceremonial Precepts?
"And we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
"How long will you say such things? Your words are a blustering wind.
Then Zophar the Naamathite replied:
"Would a wise person answer with empty notions or fill their belly with the hot east wind?
"When will you end these speeches? Be sensible, and then we can talk.
Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.
A dream comes when there are many cares, and many words mark the speech of a fool.
Jump to PreviousAccounted Acquitted Full Justified Lips Multitude Right Shouldn't Talk Talkative Talker Vindicated Words
Jump to NextAccounted Acquitted Full Justified Lips Multitude Right Shouldn't Talk Talkative Talker Vindicated Words
LinksJob 11:2 NIV
Job 11:2 NLT
Job 11:2 ESV
Job 11:2 NASB
Job 11:2 KJV
Job 11:2 Bible Apps
Job 11:2 Biblia Paralela
Job 11:2 Chinese Bible
Job 11:2 French Bible
Job 11:2 German Bible
Job 11:2 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.