Job 15:2

“Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Should a wise man vtter vaine knowledge, and fill his belly with the East winde?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge And fill himself with the east wind?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Should a wise man make answer with vain knowledge, And fill himself with the east wind?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Will a wise man make answer with knowledge of no value, or will he give birth to the east wind?
- Basic English Bible

Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind,
- Darby Bible

Should a wise men utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?
- Webster's Bible

Should a wise man answer with vain knowledge, and fill himself with the east wind?
- World English Bible

Doth a wise man answer [with] vain knowledge? And fill [with] an east wind his belly?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Should a wise man make answer with windy knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 15:2


15:2 Fill - Satisfy his mind and conscience. East wind - With discourses not only unprofitable, but also pernicious both to himself and others; as the east - wind was in those parts.


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