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Job 13:22 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Then call thou, and I will answer; Or let me speak, and answer thou me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then call thou, and I will answer: or let me speak, and answer thou me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Then call, and I will answer; Or let me speak, then reply to me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then call thou, and I will answer: or let me speak, and answer thou me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Then call, and I will answer; or I will speak, and answer thou me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then call thou, and, I, will answer, Or I will speak, and reply thou unto me.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And call Thou, and I—I answer, Or—I speak, and answer Thou me.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Call me, and I will answer thee: or else I will speak, and do thou answer me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then call thou, and I will answere: or let me speake, and answere thou mee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Then shalt thou call, and I will hearken to thee: or thou shalt speak, and I will give thee an answer.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Then call thou, and I will answer: or let me speak, and answer thou me.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then call 7121
{7121} Prime
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
thou, and I x595
(0595) Complement
A primitive pronoun; I.
will answer: 6030
{6030} Prime
A primitive root; properly to eye or (generally) to heed, that is, pay attention; by implication to respond; by extension to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
or x176
(0176) Complement
The first form is presumed to be the 'constructive' or genitival form of the second form which is short for H0185; desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if.
let me speak, 1696
{1696} Prime
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
and answer 7725
{7725} Prime
A primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbially again.
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
thou me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 13:22

_ _ call — a challenge to the defendant to answer to the charges.

_ _ answer — the defense begun.

_ _ speak — as plaintiff.

_ _ answer — to the plea of the plaintiff. Expressions from a trial.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 13:13-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 13:22

Then — This proposal savoured of self — confidence, and of irreverence towards God; for which, and the like speeches, he is reproved by God, Job 38:2-3, Job 40:2.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 9:32 For [he is] not a man, as I [am, that] I should answer him, [and] we should come together in judgment.
Job 38:3 Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me.
Job 40:4-5 Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay mine hand upon my mouth. ... Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yea, twice; but I will proceed no further.
Job 42:3-6 Who [is] he that hideth counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered that I understood not; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not. ... Wherefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.
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