Job 11:5

“But oh that God would speak, and open his lips against thee;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 11:5

But, O that God would speake, and open his lippes against thee,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But would that God might speak, And open His lips against you,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But oh that God would speak, And open his lips against thee,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if only God would take up the word, opening his lips in argument with you;
- Basic English Bible

But oh that +God would speak, and open his lips against thee;
- Darby Bible

But Oh that God would speak, and open his lips against thee;
- Webster's Bible

But oh that God would speak, and open his lips against you,
- World English Bible

And yet, O that God had spoken! And doth open His lips with thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But oh that God would speak, and open His lips against thee;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 11:5

Wesley's Notes for Job 11:5


11:5 Speak - Plead with thee according to thy desire: he would soon put thee to silence. We are commonly ready with great assurance to interest God in our quarrels. But they are not always in the right, who are most forward, to appeal to his judgment, and prejudge it against their antagonists.


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