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Job 13:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Oh that ye would altogether hold your peace! And it would be your wisdom.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— O that ye would altogether hold your peace! and it should be your wisdom.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “O that you would be completely silent, And that it would become your wisdom!
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— O that ye would altogether hold your peace and it would be your wisdom.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Oh that ye would be altogether silent! and it would be your wisdom.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Oh that ye would, altogether hold your peace, and it should serve you for wisdom!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— O that ye would keep perfectly silent, And it would be to you for wisdom.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And I wish you would hold your peace, that you might be thought to be wise men.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— O that you would altogether hold your peace, & it should be your wisdome.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But would that ye were silent, and it would be wisdom to you in the end.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— O that ye would altogether hold your peace! and it should be your wisdom.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
O that y5414
[5414] Standard
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x4130
(4130) Complement
מוֹדַעַת
mowda`ath
{mo-dah'-ath}
From H3045; acquaintance.
ye would x5414
(5414) Complement
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
altogether y2790
[2790] Standard
חָרַשׁ
charash
{khaw-rash'}
A primitive root; to scratch, that is, (by implication) to engrave, plough; hence (from the use of tools) to fabricate (of any material); figuratively to devise (in a bad sense); hence (from the idea of secrecy) to be silent, to let alone; hence (by implication) to be deaf (as an accompaniment of dumbness).
z8687
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
hold your peace! 2790
{2790} Prime
חָרַשׁ
charash
{khaw-rash'}
A primitive root; to scratch, that is, (by implication) to engrave, plough; hence (from the use of tools) to fabricate (of any material); figuratively to devise (in a bad sense); hence (from the idea of secrecy) to be silent, to let alone; hence (by implication) to be deaf (as an accompaniment of dumbness).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
and it should be x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
your wisdom. 2451
{2451} Prime
חָכְמָה
chokmah
{khok-maw'}
From H2449; wisdom (in a good sense).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 13:5

_ _ (Proverbs 17:28). The Arabs say, “The wise are dumb; silence is wisdom.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 13:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Oh that ye,
Job 13:13 Hold your peace, let me alone, that I may speak, and let come on me what [will].
Job 11:3 Should thy lies make men hold their peace? and when thou mockest, shall no man make thee ashamed?
Job 16:3 Shall vain words have an end? or what emboldeneth thee that thou answerest?
Job 18:2 How long [will it be ere] ye make an end of words? mark, and afterwards we will speak.
Job 19:2 How long will ye vex my soul, and break me in pieces with words?
Job 21:2-3 Hear diligently my speech, and let this be your consolations. ... Suffer me that I may speak; and after that I have spoken, mock on.
Job 32:1 So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he [was] righteous in his own eyes.

and it:

Proverbs 17:28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: [and] he that shutteth his lips [is esteemed] a man of understanding.
Ecclesiastes 5:3 For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice [is known] by multitude of words.
Amos 5:13 Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it [is] an evil time.
James 1:19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
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Jb 11:3; 13:13; 16:3; 18:2; 19:2; 21:2; 32:1. Pv 17:28. Ec 5:3. Am 5:13. Jm 1:19.

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