Job 12:21

“He poureth contempt upon princes, and weakeneth the strength of the mighty.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 12:21

He powreth contempt vpon princes, and weakeneth the strength of the mightie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He pours contempt on nobles And loosens the belt of the strong.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He poureth contempt upon princes, And looseth the belt of the strong.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He puts shame on chiefs, and takes away the power of the strong;
- Basic English Bible

He poureth contempt upon nobles, and slackeneth the girdle of the mighty;
- Darby Bible

He poureth contempt upon princes, and weakeneth the strength of the mighty.
- Webster's Bible

He pours contempt on princes, and loosens the belt of the strong.
- World English Bible

Pouring contempt upon princes, And the girdle of the mighty He made feeble.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He poureth contempt upon princes, and looseth the belt of the strong.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 12:21

Wesley's Notes for Job 12:21


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.

12:22 Darkness - The most secret counsels of princes, which are contrived and carried on in the dark.

12:23 Nations - What hitherto he said of princes, he now applies to nations, whom God does either increase or diminish as he pleases.


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