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Job 35:16

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— So Job opens his mouth emptily; He multiplies words without knowledge.”
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vanity; he multiplieth words without knowledge.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vanity; He multiplieth words without knowledge.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For Job hath opened his mouth in vanity, and made words abundant without knowledge.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thus, Job, vainly openeth his mouth, Without knowledge, he multiplieth words.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Job [with] vanity doth open his mouth, Without knowledge words he multiplieth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Therefore Job openeth his mouth in vain, and multiplieth words without knowledge.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— Therfore Iob openeth his mouth in vaine, and multiplieth wordes without knowledge.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Therefore doeth Iob open his mouth in vaine: he multiplieth words without knowledge.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— Therefore Job has spoken in vain; he multiplies words without knowledge.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Yet Job vainly opens his mouth, in ignorance he multiplies words.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Therefore doth Iyyov open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Therefore doth ´Iyyôv אִיּוֹב 347
{0347} Prime
From H0340; hated (that is, persecuted); Ijob, the patriarch famous for his patience.
open 6475
{6475} Prime
A primitive root; to rend, that is, open (especially the mouth).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
his mouth 6310
{6310} Prime
From H6284; the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literally or figuratively (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to.
in vain; 1892
{1892} Prime
From H1891; emptiness or vanity; figuratively something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb.
he multiplieth 3527
{3527} Prime
A primitive root; properly to plait together, that is, (figuratively) to augment (especially in number or quantity, to accumulate).
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
words 4405
{4405} Prime
From H4448 (plural masculine as if from the second form); a word; collectively a discourse; figuratively a topic.
without 1097
{1097} Prime
From H1086; properly failure, that is, nothing or destruction; usually (with preposition) without, not yet, because not, as long as, etc.
knowledge. 1847
{1847} Prime
From H3045; knowledge.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 35:16

_ _ Apodosis to Job 35:15.

_ _ in vain — rashly.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 35:14-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 35:16

Therefore doth Job (h) open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.

(h) For if he punished you as you deserved, you would not be able to open your mouth.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 3:1 After this opened Job his mouth, and cursed his day.
Job 33:2 Behold, now I have opened my mouth, my tongue hath spoken in my mouth.
Job 33:8-12 Surely thou hast spoken in mine hearing, and I have heard the voice of [thy] words, [saying], ... Behold, [in] this thou art not just: I will answer thee, that God is greater than man.
Job 34:35-37 Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words [were] without wisdom. ... For he addeth rebellion unto his sin, he clappeth [his hands] among us, and multiplieth his words against God.
Job 38:2 Who [is] this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?
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Jb 3:1; 33:2, 8; 34:35; 38:2.

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