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He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Job 12:20
He remooueth away the speech of the trustie, and taketh away the vnderstanding of the aged.- King James Version (1611)
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"He deprives the trusted ones of speech And takes away the discernment of the elders.- New American Standard Version (1995)
He removeth the speech of the trusty, And taketh away the understanding of the elders.- American Standard Version (1901)
He makes the words of responsible persons without effect, and takes away the good sense of the old;- Basic English Bible
He depriveth of speech the trusty, and taketh away the judgment of the elders;- Darby Bible
He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged. - Webster's Bible
He removes the speech of those who are trusted, and takes away the understanding of the elders.- World English Bible
Turning aside the lip of the stedfast, And the reason of the aged He taketh away.- Youngs Literal Bible
He removeth the speech of men of trust, and taketh away the sense of the elders.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Job 12:20
12:20 The speech - By taking away or restraining the gift of utterance from them. Or, by taking away their understanding which should direct their speech. Trusty - Of those wise and experienced counsellors, that were trusted by the greatest princes.
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