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Job 29:22 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— After my words they spake not again; And my speech distilled upon them.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— After my words they spake not again; and my speech dropped upon them.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “After my words they did not speak again, And my speech dropped on them.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— After my words they spoke not again; and my speech dropped upon them.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— After my words they spoke not again, and my speech dropped upon them;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— After I had spoken, they spake not again, and, upon them, used my speech to drop;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— After my word they change not, And on them doth my speech drop,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— To my words they durst add nothing, and my speech dropped upon them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— After my words they spake not againe, & my speach dropped vpon them,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— At my word they spoke not again, and they were very gland whenever I spoke to them.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— After my words they spake not again; and my speech dropped upon them.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
After 310
{0310} Prime
אַחַר
'achar
{akh-ar'}
From H0309; properly the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjugation, after (in various senses).
my words 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
they spake not again; 8138
{8138} Prime
שָׁנָה
shanah
{shaw-naw'}
A primitive root; to fold, that is, duplicate (literally or figuratively (); by implication to transmute (transitively or intransitively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
and my speech 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.
dropped 5197
{5197} Prime
נָטַף
nataph
{naw-taf'}
A primitive root; to ooze, that is, distil gradually; by implication to fall in drops; figuratively to speak by inspiration.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
them.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 29:22

_ _ not again — did not contradict me.

_ _ dropped — affected their minds, as the genial rain does the soil on which it gently drops (Amos 7:16; Deuteronomy 32:2; Song of Songs 4:11).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 29:18-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 29:22

Dropped — As the rain, which when it comes down gently upon the earth, is most acceptable and beneficial to it.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 29:22

After my words they spake not again; and my speech (o) dropped upon them.

(o) That is, was pleasant to them.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
After my:

Job 32:15-16 They were amazed, they answered no more: they left off speaking. ... When I had waited, (for they spake not, but stood still, [and] answered no more;)
Job 33:31-33 Mark well, O Job, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, and I will speak. ... If not, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, and I shall teach thee wisdom.
Isaiah 52:15 So shall he sprinkle many nations; the kings shall shut their mouths at him: for [that] which had not been told them shall they see; and [that] which they had not heard shall they consider.
Matthew 22:46 And no man was able to answer him a word, neither durst any [man] from that day forth ask him any more [questions].

speech:

Deuteronomy 32:2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass:
Song of Songs 4:11 Thy lips, O [my] spouse, drop [as] the honeycomb: honey and milk [are] under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments [is] like the smell of Lebanon.
Ezekiel 20:46 Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop [thy word] toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;
Amos 7:16 Now therefore hear thou the word of the LORD: Thou sayest, Prophesy not against Israel, and drop not [thy word] against the house of Isaac.
Micah 2:6 Prophesy ye not, [say they to them that] prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, [that] they shall not take shame.
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Dt 32:2. Jb 32:15; 33:31. So 4:11. Is 52:15. Ezk 20:46. Am 7:16. Mi 2:6. Mt 22:46.

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