Job 6:26
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New International Version
Do you mean to correct what I say, and treat my desperate words as wind?

King James Bible
Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind?

Darby Bible Translation
Do ye imagine to reprove words? The speeches of one that is desperate are indeed for the wind.

World English Bible
Do you intend to reprove words, since the speeches of one who is desperate are as wind?

Young's Literal Translation
For reproof -- do you reckon words? And for wind -- sayings of the desperate.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Do ye imagine to reprove words - Is it some expressions which in my hurry, and under the pressure of unprecedented affliction, I have uttered, that ye catch at? You can find no flaw in my conduct; would ye make me an Offender for a Word? Why endeavor to take such advantage of a man who complains in the bitterness of his heart, through despair of life and happiness?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

reprove.

Job 2:10 But he said to her, You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God...

Job 3:3-26 Let the day perish wherein I was born, and the night in which it was said, There is a man child conceived...

Job 4:3,4 Behold, you have instructed many, and you have strengthened the weak hands...

Job 34:3-9 For the ear tries words, as the mouth tastes meat...

Job 38:2 Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge?

Job 40:5,8 Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yes, twice; but I will proceed no further...

Job 42:3,7 Who is he that hides counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered that I understood not; things too wonderful for me...

Matthew 12:37 For by your words you shall be justified, and by your words you shall be condemned.

one that.

Job 6:4,9 For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinks up my spirit...

Job 10:1 My soul is weary of my life; I will leave my complaint on myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

as wind.

Job 8:2 How long will you speak these things? and how long shall the words of your mouth be like a strong wind?

Hosea 12:1 Ephraim feeds on wind, and follows after the east wind: he daily increases lies and desolation...

Ephesians 4:14 That we from now on be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men...

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July 12 Evening
Let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works.--HEB. 10:24. How forcible are right words!--I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance. They that feared the Lord spake often one to another: and the Lord hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.--If two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
Isaiah xxvi. 3.--"Thou shall keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee, because he trusteth in thee." Christ hath left us his peace, as the great and comprehensive legacy, "My peace I leave you," John xiv. 27. And this was not peace in the world that he enjoyed; you know what his life was, a continual warfare; but a peace above the world, that passeth understanding. "In the world you shall have trouble, but in me you shall have peace," saith Christ,--a peace that shall make trouble
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Job 6:25
How painful are honest words! But what do your arguments prove?

Job 8:2
"How long will you say such things? Your words are a blustering wind.

Job 15:2
"Would a wise person answer with empty notions or fill their belly with the hot east wind?

Job 16:3
Will your long-winded speeches never end? What ails you that you keep on arguing?

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