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Job 23:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I would know the words which he would answer me, And understand what he would say unto me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I would know the words [which] he would answer me, and understand what he would say unto me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “I would learn the words [which] He would answer, And perceive what He would say to me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I would know the words [which] he would answer me, and understand what he would say to me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I would know the words he would answer me, and understand what he would say unto me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I would note the words wherewith he would respond to me, and would mark what he would say to me.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— I know the words He doth answer me, And understand what He saith to me.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— That I might know the words that he would answer me, and understand what he would say to me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I would know the words which he would answere me, and vnderstand what he would say vnto me.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And I would know the remedies which he would speak to me, and I would perceive what he would tell me.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I would know the words [which] he would answer me, and understand what he would say unto me.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I would know 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the words 4405
{4405} Prime
מִלָּה
millah
{mil-law'}
From H4448 (plural masculine as if from the second form); a word; collectively a discourse; figuratively a topic.
[which] he would answer 6030
{6030} Prime
עָנָה
`anah
{aw-naw'}
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.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
me, and understand 995
{0995} Prime
בִּין
biyn
{bene}
A primitive root; to separate mentally (or distinguish), that is, (generally) understand.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
what x4100
(4100) Complement
מָּה
mah
{maw}
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what? (including how?, why? and when?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
he would say 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 23:5

_ _ he — emphatic: it little matters what man may say of me, if only I know what God judges of me.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 23:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 23:5

Know — If he should discover to me any secret sins, for which he contendeth with me, I would humble myself before him, and accept of the punishment of mine iniquity.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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know:

Job 10:2 I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; shew me wherefore thou contendest with me.
Job 13:22-23 Then call thou, and I will answer: or let me speak, and answer thou me. ... How many [are] mine iniquities and sins? make me to know my transgression and my sin.
Job 42:2-6 I know that thou canst do every [thing], and [that] no thought can be withholden from thee. ... Wherefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.
1 Corinthians 4:3-4 But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man's judgment: yea, I judge not mine own self. ... For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord.
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Jb 10:2; 13:22; 42:2. 1Co 4:3.

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