Job 12:11

“Doth not the ear try words? and the mouth taste his meat?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Doeth not the eare trie wordes? and the mouth taste his meate?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Does not the ear test words, As the palate tastes its food?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Doth not the ear try words, Even as the palate tasteth its food?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Are not words tested by the ear, even as food is tasted by the mouth?
- Basic English Bible

Doth not the ear try words, as the palate tasteth food?
- Darby Bible

Doth not the ear try words? and the mouth taste its food?
- Webster's Bible

Doesn't the ear try words, even as the palate tastes its food?
- World English Bible

Doth not the ear try words? And the palate taste food for itself?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Doth not the ear try words, even as the palate tasteth its food?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 12:11


12:11 Doth not - This may be a preface to his following discourse; whereby he invites them to hear and judge of his words candidly and impartially; that they and he too might agree in disallowing what should appear to be false, and owning of every truth.


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