Job 32:17
New International Version
I too will have my say; I too will tell what I know.

New Living Translation
No, I will say my piece. I will speak my mind.

English Standard Version
I also will answer with my share; I also will declare my opinion.

Berean Study Bible
I too will answer; yes, I will declare what I know.

King James Bible
I said, I will answer also my part, I also will shew mine opinion.

New King James Version
I also will answer my part, I too will declare my opinion.

New American Standard Bible
“I too will give my share of answers; I also will tell my opinion.

NASB 1995
“I too will answer my share, I also will tell my opinion.

NASB 1977
“I too will answer my share, I also will tell my opinion.

Amplified Bible
“I too will give my share of answers; I too will express my opinion and share my knowledge.

Christian Standard Bible
I too will answer; yes, I will tell what I know.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I too will answer; yes, I will tell what I know.

American Standard Version
I also will answer my part, I also will show mine opinion.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“I shall answer also with my word, and I shall show also my knowledge

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Elius continued, and said, I will again speak,

Contemporary English Version
No! I will give my opinion,

Douay-Rheims Bible
I also will answer my part, and will shew my knowledge.

English Revised Version
I also will answer my part, I also will shew mine opinion.

Good News Translation
No, I will give my own answer now and tell you what I think.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"I'll give my answer. I'll tell you what I know.

International Standard Version
"I will contribute my arguments as an answer; I'll declare what I know,

JPS Tanakh 1917
I also will answer my part, I also will declare mine opinion.

Literal Standard Version
I answer, even I—my share, I show my opinion—even I.

NET Bible
I too will answer my part, I too will explain what I know.

New Heart English Bible
I also will answer my part, and I also will show my opinion.

World English Bible
I also will answer my part, and I also will show my opinion.

Young's Literal Translation
I answer, even I -- my share, I shew my opinion -- even I.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elihu Rebukes Job's Three Friends
16Must I wait, now that they are silent, now that they stand and no longer reply? 17I too will answer; yes, I will declare what I know. 18For I am full of words, and my spirit within me compels me.…

Cross References
Job 32:16
Must I wait, now that they are silent, now that they stand and no longer reply?

Job 32:18
For I am full of words, and my spirit within me compels me.


Treasury of Scripture

I said, I will answer also my part, I also will show my opinion.

Job 32:10
Therefore I said, Hearken to me; I also will shew mine opinion.

Job 33:12
Behold, in this thou art not just: I will answer thee, that God is greater than man.

Job 35:3,4
For thou saidst, What advantage will it be unto thee? and, What profit shall I have, if I be cleansed from my sin? …









Verse 17. - I said, I will answer also my part, I also will show mine opinion. The initial "I said" is superfluous. Elihu, having asked himself the question, "Shall I wait?" in ver. 16, here gives the answer. He will not wait any longer, he will take the word, he will set forth his conviction.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I
אֲנִ֣י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

too
אַף־ (’ap̄-)
Conjunction
Strong's 637: Meaning accession, yea, adversatively though

will answer;
אַעֲנֶ֣ה (’a·‘ă·neh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6030: To answer, respond

yes,
אַף־ (’ap̄-)
Conjunction
Strong's 637: Meaning accession, yea, adversatively though

I
אָֽנִי׃ (’ā·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

will declare
אֲחַוֶּ֖ה (’ă·ḥaw·weh)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 2331: To live, to declare, show

what I know.
דֵעִ֣י (ḏê·‘î)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1843: Knowledge, opinion


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