Job 20:3

“I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 20:3

I haue heard the checke of my reproach, and the spirit of my vnderstanding causeth me to answere.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I listened to the reproof which insults me, And the spirit of my understanding makes me answer.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I have heard the reproof which putteth me to shame; And the spirit of my understanding answereth me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have to give ear to arguments which put me to shame, and your answers to me are wind without wisdom.
- Basic English Bible

I hear a reproof putting me to shame; and [my] spirit answereth me by mine understanding.
- Darby Bible

I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.
- Webster's Bible

I have heard the reproof which puts me to shame. The spirit of my understanding answers me.
- World English Bible

The chastisement of my shame I hear, And the spirit of mine understanding Doth cause me to answer:
- Youngs Literal Bible

I have heard the reproof which putteth me to shame, but out of my understanding my spirit answereth me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 20:3

Wesley's Notes for Job 20:3


20:3 The check - Thy opprobrious reproofs of us. Understanding - I speak, not from passion, but certain knowledge.


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