Job 11:2

“Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should man ful of talke be iustified?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Shall a multitude of words go unanswered, And a talkative man be acquitted?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Should not the multitude of words be answered? And should a man full of talk be justified?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Are all these words to go unanswered? and is a man seen to be right because he is full of talk?
- Basic English Bible

Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man of much talk be justified?
- Darby Bible

Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?
- Webster's Bible

Shouldn't the multitude of words be answered? Should a man full of talk be justified?
- World English Bible

Is a multitude of words not answered? And is a man of lips justified?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Should not the multitude of words be answered? And should a man full of talk be accounted right?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 11:2


11:2 Answered - Truly, sometimes it should not. Silence is the best confutation of impertinence, and puts the greatest contempt upon it.


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