Job 35:16
New International Version
So Job opens his mouth with empty talk; without knowledge he multiplies words."

New Living Translation
But you are talking nonsense, Job. You have spoken like a fool.”

English Standard Version
Job opens his mouth in empty talk; he multiplies words without knowledge.”

Berean Study Bible
So Job opens his mouth in vain and multiplies words without knowledge.”

New American Standard Bible
So Job opens his mouth emptily; He multiplies words without knowledge."

King James Bible
Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.

Christian Standard Bible
Job opens his mouth in vain and multiplies words without knowledge.

Contemporary English Version
Everything you have said adds up to nonsense.

Good News Translation
It is useless for you to go on talking; it is clear you don't know what you are saying.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Job opens his mouth in vain and multiplies words without knowledge.

International Standard Version
When he began speaking, he communicated only worthlessness; he added words upon words without knowing anything."

NET Bible
So Job opens his mouth to no purpose; without knowledge he multiplies words."

New Heart English Bible
Therefore Job opens his mouth with empty talk, and he multiplies words without knowledge."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Job opens his mouth for no good reason and talks a lot without having any knowledge."

JPS Tanakh 1917
But Job doth open his mouth in vanity; He multiplieth words without knowledge.

New American Standard 1977
So Job opens his mouth emptily; He multiplies words without knowledge.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
therefore, Job opened his mouth in vain and multiplied words without knowledge.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore does Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplies words without knowledge.

American King James Version
Therefore does Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplies words without knowledge.

American Standard Version
Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vanity; He multiplieth words without knowledge.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Yet Job vainly opens his mouth, in ignorance he multiplies words.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore Job openeth his mouth in vain, and multiplieth words without knowledge.

Darby Bible Translation
For Job hath opened his mouth in vanity, and made words abundant without knowledge.

English Revised Version
Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vanity; he multiplieth words without knowledge.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.

World English Bible
Therefore Job opens his mouth with empty talk, and he multiplies words without knowledge."

Young's Literal Translation
And Job with vanity doth open his mouth, Without knowledge words he multiplieth.
Study Bible
Elihu Reminds Job of God's Justice
15and further, that in His anger He has not punished or taken much notice of folly. 16So Job opens his mouth in vain and multiplies words without knowledge.”
Cross References
Job 34:35
Job speaks without knowledge; his words lack insight.'

Job 35:15
and further, that in His anger He has not punished or taken much notice of folly.

Job 36:1
And Elihu continued and said:

Job 38:2
"Who is this who obscures My counsel by words without knowledge?

Treasury of Scripture

Therefore does Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplies words without knowledge.

Job 3:1
After this opened Job his mouth, and cursed his day.

Job 33:2,8-12
Behold, now I have opened my mouth, my tongue hath spoken in my mouth…

Job 34:35-37
Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words were without wisdom…







Lexicon
So Job
וְ֭אִיּוֹב (wə·’î·yō·wḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 347: Job -- a patriarch

opens
יִפְצֶה־ (yip̄·ṣeh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6475: To rend, open

his mouth
פִּ֑יהוּ (pî·hū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

in vain
הֶ֣בֶל (he·ḇel)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1892: Emptiness, vanity, transitory, unsatisfactory

and multiplies
יַכְבִּֽר׃ (yaḵ·bir)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3527: To plait together, to augment

words
מִלִּ֥ין (mil·lîn)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4405: A word, a discourse, a topic

without
בִּבְלִי־ (biḇ·lî-)
Preposition-b | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 1097: Failure, nothing, destruction, without, not yet, because not, as long as

knowledge.”
דַ֝֗עַת (ḏa·‘aṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1847: Knowledge
Verse 16. - Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; or, in vanity (comp. ver. 13). He multiplieth words without knowledge; i.e. he is bold to speak words that are vain and insensate, because God has not, as he might have done, punished him for his previous utterances.



35:14-26 As in prosperity we are ready to think our mountain will never be brought low; so when in adversity, we are ready to think our valley will never be filled up. But to conclude that to-morrow must be as this day, is as absurd as to think that the weather, when either fair or foul, will be always so. When Job looked up to God, he had no reason to speak despairingly. There is a day of judgment, when all that seems amiss will be found to be right, and all that seems dark and difficult will be cleared up and set straight. And if there is Divine wrath in our troubles, it is because we quarrel with God, are fretful, and distrust Divine Providence. This was Job's case. Elihu was directed by God to humble Job, for as to some things he had both opened his mouth in vain, and had multiplied words without knowledge. Let us be admonished, in our afflictions, not so much to set forth the greatness of our suffering, as the greatness of the mercy of God.
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