Job 6:26

“Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Do ye imagine to reproue words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as winde?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Do you intend to reprove {my} words, When the words of one in despair belong to the wind?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Do ye think to reprove words, Seeing that the speeches of one that is desperate are as wind?
- American Standard Version (1901)

My words may seem wrong to you, but the words of him who has no hope are for the wind.
- Basic English Bible

Do ye imagine to reprove words? The speeches of one that is desperate are indeed for the wind.
- Darby Bible

Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind?
- Webster's Bible

Do you intend to reprove words, since the speeches of one who is desperate are as wind?
- World English Bible

For reproof -- do you reckon words? And for wind -- sayings of the desperate.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Do ye hold words to be an argument, but the speeches of one that is desperate to be wind?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 6:26


6:26 Words - Do you think it is sufficient to quarrel with some of my words, without giving allowance for human infirmity, or extreme misery. Desperate - Of a poor miserable, hopeless and helpless man. As wind - Which pass away and are forgotten.


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