Job 12:20

“He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 12:20

He remooueth away the speech of the trustie, and taketh away the vnderstanding of the aged.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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

Bible Commentary for Job 12:20

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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