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Job 33:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— My words [shall utter] the uprightness of my heart; And that which my lips know they shall speak sincerely.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— My words [shall be of] the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “My words are [from] the uprightness of my heart, And my lips speak knowledge sincerely.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— My words [shall be of] the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart, and my lips shall utter knowledge purely.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Mine utterances come straight from mine own heart, and, what I know, my lips have truly spoken;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Of the uprightness of my heart [are] my sayings, And knowledge have my lips clearly spoken.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— My words are from my upright heart, and my lips shall speak a pure sentence.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— My words [shalbe of] the vprightnesse of my heart: and my lippes shall vtter knowledge clearely.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— My heart [shall be found] pure by [my] words; and the understanding of my lips shall meditate purity.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— My words [shall be of] the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
My words 561
{0561} Prime
אֵמֶר
'emer
{ay'-mer}
From H0559; something said.
[shall be of] the uprightness 3476
{3476} Prime
יֹשֶׁר
yosher
{yo'-sher}
From H3474; the right.
of my heart: 3820
{3820} Prime
לֵב
leb
{labe}
A form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything.
and my lips 8193
{8193} Prime
שָׂפָה
saphah
{saw-faw'}
(The second form is in dual and plural); Probably from H5595 or H8192 through the idea of termination (compare H5490); the lip (as a natural boundary); by implication language; by analogy a margin (of a vessel, water, cloth, etc.).
shall utter 4448
{4448} Prime
מָלַל
malal
{maw-lal'}
A primitive root; to speak (mostly poetical) or say.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
knowledge 1847
{1847} Prime
דַּעַת
da`ath
{dah'-ath}
From H3045; knowledge.
clearly. 1305
{1305} Prime
בָּרַר
barar
{baw-rar'}
A primitive root; to clarify (that is, brighten), examine, select.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 33:3

_ _ I will speak according to my inward conviction.

_ _ clearly — rather, “purely”; sincerely, not distorting the truth through passion, as the friends did.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 33:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 33:3

My words — I will not speak passionately or partially, but from a sincere desire to do thee good. Clearly — What I speak will be plain, not hard to be understood.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the:

Job 27:4 My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.
Proverbs 8:7-8 For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness [is] an abomination to my lips. ... All the words of my mouth [are] in righteousness; [there is] nothing froward or perverse in them.
1 Thessalonians 2:3-4 For our exhortation [was] not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile: ... But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.

my lips:

Job 15:2 Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?
Job 36:3-4 I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker. ... For truly my words [shall] not [be] false: he that is perfect in knowledge [is] with thee.
Job 38:2 Who [is] this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?
Psalms 37:30-31 The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment. ... The law of his God [is] in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.
Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
Proverbs 15:7 The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish [doeth] not so.
Proverbs 20:15 There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge [are] a precious jewel.
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Jb 15:2; 27:4; 36:3; 38:2. Ps 37:30. Pv 8:7; 15:2, 7; 20:15. 1Th 2:3.

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