|New International Version (© 2011)|
the chief men refrained from speaking and covered their mouths with their hands;
King James Bible
The princes refrained talking, and laid their hand on their mouth.
American Standard Version
The princes refrained from talking, And laid their hand on their mouth;
Young's Literal Translation
Princes have kept in words, And a hand they place on their mouth.
Job 29:9 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The princes refrained talking - They never ventured an opinion in opposition to mine; so fully were they persuaded of the justice and integrity of my decision.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Job 4:2 If we assay to commune with you, will you be grieved? but who can withhold himself from speaking?
Job 7:11 Therefore I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
Proverbs 10:19 In the multitude of words there wants not sin: but he that refrains his lips is wise.
James 1:19 Why, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
Job 21:5 Mark me, and be astonished, and lay your hand on your mouth.
Job 40:4 Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer you? I will lay my hand on my mouth.
Judges 18:19 And they said to him, Hold your peace, lay your hand on your mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest...
Proverbs 30:32 If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself, or if you have thought evil, lay your hand on your mouth.
Job 29:9 Parallel CommentariesChief Covered Hand Hands Kept Laid Mouth Mouths Princes Quiet Refrained Rulers Speaking Stopped Talking WordsChief Covered Hand Hands Kept Laid Mouth Mouths Princes Quiet Refrained Rulers Speaking Stopped Talking WordsTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
Job 29:9 Mobile Bible
Job 29:9 Bible Suite
Job 29:9 Biblia Paralela
Job 29:9 Chinese Bible
Judges 18:19 They answered him, "Be quiet! Don't say a word. Come with us, and be our father and priest. Isn't it better that you serve a tribe and clan in Israel as priest rather than just one man's household?"
Job 21:5 Look at me and be appalled; clap your hand over your mouth.
Job 29:8 the young men saw me and stepped aside and the old men rose to their feet;
Job 29:21 "People listened to me expectantly, waiting in silence for my counsel.
Job 40:4 "I am unworthy--how can I reply to you? I put my hand over my mouth.