Job 12:20
Text Analysis
5493 [e]מֵסִ֣יר
He deprivesV-Hifil-Prtcpl-ms
8193 [e]שָׂ֭פָה
of speechN-fs
539 [e]לְנֶאֱמָנִ֑ים
the trusted onesPrep-l | V-Nifal-Prtcpl-mp
2940 [e]וְטַ֖עַם
and the discernmentConj-w | N-msc
2205 [e]זְקֵנִ֣ים
of the eldersAdj-mp
3947 [e]יִקָּֽח׃
takes awayV-Qal-Imperf-3ms

Hebrew Texts
איוב 12:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מֵסִ֣יר פָה לְנֶאֱמָנִ֑ים וְטַ֖עַם זְקֵנִ֣ים יִקָּֽח׃

איוב 12:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מסיר פה לנאמנים וטעם זקנים יקח׃

איוב 12:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מסיר פה לנאמנים וטעם זקנים יקח׃

איוב 12:20 Hebrew Bible
מסיר שפה לנאמנים וטעם זקנים יקח׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"He deprives the trusted ones of speech And takes away the discernment of the elders.

King James Bible
He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He deprives trusted advisers of speech and takes away the elders' good judgment.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the speech of the trusty. Heb. the lip of the faithful

Proverbs 10:21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.

Proverbs 12:19,22 The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue …


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Job 32:9 Great men are not always wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.

Job 39:17 Because God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has he imparted to …

Isaiah 3:1-3 For, behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, does take away from Jerusalem …

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