Job 11:2
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New International Version
"Are all these words to go unanswered? Is this talker to be vindicated?

New Living Translation
"Shouldn't someone answer this torrent of words? Is a person proved innocent just by a lot of talking?

English Standard Version
“Should a multitude of words go unanswered, and a man full of talk be judged right?

New American Standard Bible
"Shall a multitude of words go unanswered, And a talkative man be acquitted?

King James Bible
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Should this stream of words go unanswered and such a talker be acquitted?

International Standard Version
"Shouldn't a multitude of words be answered, or a person who talks too much be vindicated?

NET Bible
"Should not this abundance of words be answered, or should this talkative man be vindicated?

New Heart English Bible
"Shouldn't the multitude of words be answered? Should a man full of talk be justified?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Shouldn't someone answer this flood of words? Should a good public speaker be acquitted?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Should not the multitude of words be answered? And should a man full of talk be accounted right?

New American Standard 1977
“Shall a multitude of words go unanswered,
            And a talkative man be acquitted?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Should not the multitude of words be answered? And should a man full of talk be justified?

King James 2000 Bible
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?

American King James Version
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?

American Standard Version
Should not the multitude of words be answered? And should a man full of talk be justified?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Shall not he that speaketh much, hear also? or shall a man full of talk be justified?

Darby Bible Translation
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man of much talk be justified?

English Revised Version
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?

Webster's Bible Translation
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?

World English Bible
"Shouldn't the multitude of words be answered? Should a man full of talk be justified?

Young's Literal Translation
Is a multitude of words not answered? And is a man of lips justified?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
11:1-6 Zophar attacked Job with great vehemence. He represented him as a man that loved to hear himself speak, though he could say nothing to the purpose, and as a man that maintained falsehoods. He desired God would show Job that less punishment was exacted than he deserved. We are ready, with much assurance, to call God to act in our quarrels, and to think that if he would but speak, he would take our part. We ought to leave all disputes to the judgment of God, which we are sure is according to truth; but those are not always right who are most forward to appeal to the Divine judgment.
Study Bible
Zophar Rebukes Job
1Then Zophar the Naamathite answered, 2"Shall a multitude of words go unanswered, And a talkative man be acquitted? 3"Shall your boasts silence men? And shall you scoff and none rebuke?…
Cross References
Job 8:2
"How long will you say these things, And the words of your mouth be a mighty wind?

Job 11:1
Then Zophar the Naamathite answered,

Job 15:2
"Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge And fill himself with the east wind?

Job 18:2
"How long will you hunt for words? Show understanding and then we can talk.

Proverbs 10:19
When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.

Ecclesiastes 5:3
For the dream comes through much effort and the voice of a fool through many words.
Treasury of Scripture

Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?

the multitude

Job 16:3 Shall vain words have an end? or what emboldens you that you answer?

Job 18:2 How long will it be ere you make an end of words? mark, and afterwards …

Psalm 140:11 Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt …

Proverbs 10:19 In the multitude of words there wants not sin: but he that refrains …

Acts 17:18 Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, …

James 1:19 Why, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to …

full of talk. Heb. of lips

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