Job 23:5

“I would know the words which he would answer me, and understand what he would say unto me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I would know the words which he would answere me, and vnderstand what he would say vnto me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I would learn the words {which} He would answer, And perceive what He would say to me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I would know the words which he would answer me, And understand what he would say unto me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I would see what his answers would be, and have knowledge of what he would say to me.
- Basic English Bible

I would know the words he would answer me, and understand what he would say unto me.
- Darby Bible

I would know the words which he would answer me, and understand what he would say to me.
- Webster's Bible

I would know the words which he would answer me, and understand what he would tell me.
- World English Bible

I know the words He doth answer me, And understand what He saith to me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I would know the words which He would answer me, and understand what He would say unto me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 23:5


23:5 Know - If he should discover to me any secret sins, for which he contendeth with me, I would humble myself before him, and accept of the punishment of mine iniquity.


Discussion for Job 23:5

  • Jacqueline Evans for verse 5
    Job23 is. a powerful book.It enables me to know that even though God is silent he is still working on my behalf.

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