Job 37:20

“Shall it be told him that I speak? if a man speak, surely he shall be swallowed up.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Shall it bee told him that I speake? if a man speake, surely he shalbe swallowed vp.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Shall it be told Him that I would speak? Or should a man say that he would be swallowed up?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Shall it be told him that I would speak? Or should a man wish that he were swallowed up?
- American Standard Version (1901)

How may he have knowledge of my desire for talk with him? or did any man ever say, May destruction come on me?
- Basic English Bible

Shall it be told him if I would speak? if a man [so] say, surely he shall be swallowed up.
- Darby Bible

Shall it be told him that I speak? If a man shall speak, surely he will be swallowed up.
- Webster's Bible

Shall it be told him that I would speak? Or should a man wish that he were swallowed up?
- World English Bible

Is it declared to Him that I speak? If a man hath spoken, surely he is swallowed up.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Shall it be told Him that I would speak? Or should a man wish that he were swallowed up?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 37:20


37:20 Shall - I send a challenge to God, or a message that I am ready to debate with him concerning his proceedings? Speak - If a man should be so bold to enter the lists with God. Swallowed up - With the sense of his infinite majesty.


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