Job 42:4
Modern Translations
New International Version
"You said, 'Listen now, and I will speak; I will question you, and you shall answer me.'

New Living Translation
You said, ‘Listen and I will speak! I have some questions for you, and you must answer them.’

English Standard Version
‘Hear, and I will speak; I will question you, and you make it known to me.’

Berean Study Bible
You said, ‘Listen now, and I will speak. I will question you, and you shall inform Me.’

New American Standard Bible
‘Please listen, and I will speak; I will ask You, and You instruct me.’

NASB 1995
'Hear, now, and I will speak; I will ask You, and You instruct me.'

NASB 1977
‘Hear, now, and I will speak; I will ask Thee, and do Thou instruct me.’

Amplified Bible
‘Hear, please, and I will speak; I will ask You, and You instruct [and answer] me.’

Christian Standard Bible
You said, “Listen now, and I will speak. When I question you, you will inform me.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You said, "Listen now, and I will speak. When I question you, you will inform Me."

Contemporary English Version
You told me to listen and answer your questions.

Good News Translation
You told me to listen while you spoke and to try to answer your questions.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"[You said,] 'Listen now, and I will speak. I will ask you, and you will teach me.'

International Standard Version
Listen now, and I will speak for myself; I'll interrogate you and then inform me.

NET Bible
You said, 'Pay attention, and I will speak; I will question you, and you will answer me.'
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.

New King James Version
Listen, please, and let me speak; You said, ‘I will question you, and you shall answer Me.’

King James 2000 Bible
Hear, I ask you, and I will speak: I will question you, and you declare unto me.

New Heart English Bible
You said, 'Listen, now, and I will speak; I will question you, and you will answer me.'

World English Bible
You said, 'Listen, now, and I will speak; I will question you, and you will answer me.'

American King James Version
Hear, I beseech you, and I will speak: I will demand of you, and declare you to me.

American Standard Version
Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak; I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.

A Faithful Version
Hear, I beseech You, and I will speak; You said, 'I will ask of you, and you will declare to Me. '

Darby Bible Translation
Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak: I will demand of thee, and inform me.

English Revised Version
Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak; I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.

Webster's Bible Translation
Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak: I will ask of thee, and declare thou to me.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Heare, I beseech thee, and I will speake: I will demaunde of thee, & declare thou vnto me.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
O hearken thou vnto me also, and let me speake: aunswere vnto the thing that I wyll aske thee.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
O herken thou vnto me also, and let me speake: answere me vnto the thinge that I will axe the.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Please hear, and I speak; [You said], I ask you, and you cause Me to know.

Young's Literal Translation
'Hear, I pray thee, and I -- I do speak, I ask thee, and cause thou me to know.'

Smith's Literal Translation
Hear, now, and I will speak: I will ask thee and make thou known to me.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear, and I will speak : I will ask thee, and do thou tell me.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Listen, and I will speak. I will question you, and you may answer me.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Hear me and I shall speak. I shall ask; you teach me

Lamsa Bible
Hear me, I pray thee, and I will speak; I will ask thee, and declare thou to me;

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Hear, I beseech Thee, and I will speak; I will demand of Thee, and declare Thou unto me.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But hear me, O Lord, that I also may speak: and I will ask thee, and do thou teach me.








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