Job 34:34
New International Version
"Men of understanding declare, wise men who hear me say to me,

New Living Translation
After all, bright people will tell me, and wise people will hear me say,

English Standard Version
Men of understanding will say to me, and the wise man who hears me will say:

Berean Study Bible
Men of understanding will declare to me, and the wise men who hear me will say:

New American Standard Bible
"Men of understanding will say to me, And a wise man who hears me,

King James Bible
Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man hearken unto me.

Christian Standard Bible
Reasonable men will say to me, along with the wise men who hear me,

Contemporary English Version
Job, anyone with good sense can easily see

Good News Translation
Any sensible person will surely agree; and the wise who hear me will say

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Reasonable men will say to me, along with the wise men who hear me,

International Standard Version
"Men of understanding, speak to me! Are any of you men wise? Then listen to me!

NET Bible
Men of understanding say to me--any wise man listening to me says--

New Heart English Bible
Men of understanding will tell me, yes, every wise man who hears me:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"People of understanding, the wise people who listen to me, will say,

JPS Tanakh 1917
Men of understanding will say unto me, Yea, every wise man that heareth me:

New American Standard 1977
“Men of understanding will say to me, And a wise man who hears me,

Jubilee Bible 2000
The men of understanding will say as I say, and the wise man will hearken unto me.

King James 2000 Bible
Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man hearken unto me.

American King James Version
Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man listen to me.

American Standard Version
Men of understanding will say unto me, Yea, every wise man that heareth me:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Because the wise in heart shall say this, and a wise man listens to my word.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let men of understanding speak to me, and let a wise man hearken to me.

Darby Bible Translation
Men of understanding will say to me, and a wise man who heareth me:

English Revised Version
Men of understanding will say unto me, yea, every wise man that heareth me:

Webster's Bible Translation
Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man hearken to me.

World English Bible
Men of understanding will tell me, yes, every wise man who hears me:

Young's Literal Translation
Let men of heart say to me, And a wise man is hearkening to me.
Study Bible
Elihu Confirms God's Justice
33Should God repay you on your own terms when you have disavowed His? You must choose, not I; so tell me what you know. 34Men of understanding will declare to me, and the wise men who hear me will say: 35‘Job speaks without knowledge; his words lack insight.’…
Cross References
Job 34:33
Should God repay you on your own terms when you have disavowed His? You must choose, not I; so tell me what you know.

Job 34:35
Job speaks without knowledge; his words lack insight.'

Treasury of Scripture

Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man listen to me.

understanding.

Job 34:2,4,10,16
Hear my words, O ye wise men; and give ear unto me, ye that have knowledge…

1 Corinthians 10:15
I speak as to wise men; judge ye what I say.







Lexicon
Men
אַנְשֵׁ֣י (’an·šê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 582: Man, mankind

of understanding
לֵ֭בָב (lê·ḇāḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3824: Inner man, mind, will, heart

will declare
יֹ֣אמְרוּ (yō·mə·rū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

to me,
לִ֑י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

and the wise
חָ֝כָ֗ם (ḥā·ḵām)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2450: Wise

men
וְגֶ֥בֶר (wə·ḡe·ḇer)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1397: A valiant man, warrior, a person simply

who hear
שֹׁמֵ֥עַֽ (šō·mê·a‘)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

me [will say]:
לִֽי׃ (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew
(34) Let men of understanding tell me.--Rather, Men of understanding will say to me, or, agree with me; and every wise man that heareth me will say, &c.

Verse 34. - Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man hearken unto me. As Job does not answer him, Elihu turns to his "men of understanding" (supra, vers. 2, 10). He feels sure that he will at least have carried them with him, and that they will join in the condemnation of Job's words as wanting in true wisdom. "Men of understanding," he says, "will say unto me, yea, every wise man that heareth me will say, Job speaketh without knowledge," etc. (see the Revised Version). 34:31-37 When we reprove for what is amiss, we must direct to what is good. Job's friends would have had him own himself a wicked man. Let will only oblige him to own that he spoke unadvisedly with his lips. Let us, in giving reproof, not make a matter worse than it is. Elihu directs Job to humble himself before God for his sins, and to accept the punishment. Also to pray to God to discover his sins to him. A good man is willing to know the worst of himself; particularly, under affliction, he desires to be told wherefore God contends with him. It is not enough to be sorry for our sins, but we must go and sin no more. And if we are affectionate children, we shall love to speak with our Father, and to tell him all our mind. Elihu reasons with Job concerning his discontent under affliction. We are ready to think every thing that concerns us should be just as we would have it; but it is not reasonable to expect this. Elihu asks whether there was not sin and folly in what Job said. God is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works, Ps 145:17. The believer saith, Let my Saviour, my wise and loving Lord, choose every thing for me. I am sure that will be wisest, and the best for his glory and my good.
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