Job 40:5
New International Version
I spoke once, but I have no answer-- twice, but I will say no more."

New Living Translation
I have said too much already. I have nothing more to say.”

English Standard Version
I have spoken once, and I will not answer; twice, but I will proceed no further.”

Berean Study Bible
I have spoken once, but I have no answer—twice, but I have nothing to add.”

New American Standard Bible
"Once I have spoken, and I will not answer; Even twice, and I will add nothing more."

New King James Version
Once I have spoken, but I will not answer; Yes, twice, but I will proceed no further.”

King James Bible
Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yea, twice; but I will proceed no further.

Christian Standard Bible
I have spoken once, and I will not reply; twice, but now I can add nothing.

Contemporary English Version
I did speak once or twice, but never again.

Good News Translation
I have already said more than I should.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have spoken once, and I will not reply; twice, but now I can add nothing.

International Standard Version
I spoke once, but I can't answer; I tried a second time, but I won't do so anymore."

NET Bible
I have spoken once, but I cannot answer; twice, but I will say no more."

New Heart English Bible
I have spoken once, and I will not answer; Yes, twice, but I will proceed no further."

A Faithful Version
Once I have spoken; but I will not answer; yea, twice, but I will proceed no further."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I spoke once, but I can't answer- twice, but not again." Can You Be Like Me, Job?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Once have I spoken, but I will not answer again; Yea, twice, but I will proceed no further.

New American Standard 1977
“Once I have spoken, and I will not answer; Even twice, and I will add no more.”

King James 2000 Bible
Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yea, twice; but I will proceed no further.

American King James Version
Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yes, twice; but I will proceed no further.

American Standard Version
Once have I spoken, and I will not answer; Yea, twice, but I will proceed no further.

Douay-Rheims Bible
One thing I have spoken, which I wish I had not said : and another, to which I will add no more.

Darby Bible Translation
Once have I spoken, and I will not answer; yea twice, but I will proceed no further.

English Revised Version
Once have I spoken, and I will not answer; yea twice, but I will proceed no further.

Webster's Bible Translation
Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yes, twice; but I will proceed no further.

World English Bible
I have spoken once, and I will not answer; Yes, twice, but I will proceed no further."

Young's Literal Translation
Once I have spoken, and I answer not, And twice, and I add not.
Study Bible
Job Humbles Himself Before the LORD
4“Behold, I am insignificant. How can I reply to You? I place my hand over my mouth. 5I have spoken once, but I have no answer— twice, but I have nothing to add.”6Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind and said:…
Cross References
Job 9:3
If one wished to contend with God, he could not answer Him one time out of a thousand.

Job 9:15
For even if I were right, I could not answer. I could only beg my Judge for mercy.

Job 33:14
For God speaks in one way and in another, yet no one notices.

Psalm 62:11
God has spoken once; I have heard this twice: that power belongs to God,

Treasury of Scripture

Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yes, twice; but I will proceed no further.

but I will not

Job 34:31,32
Surely it is meet to be said unto God, I have borne chastisement, I will not offend any more: …

Romans 3:19
Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.

twice

Job 33:14
For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not.

2 Kings 6:10
And the king of Israel sent to the place which the man of God told him and warned him of, and saved himself there, not once nor twice.

Psalm 62:11
God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.

but I will proceed

Jeremiah 31:18,19
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus; Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the LORD my God…









Lexicon
I have spoken
דִּ֭בַּרְתִּי (dib·bar·tî)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

once,
אַחַ֣ת (’a·ḥaṯ)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 259: United, one, first

but I have no
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

answer—
אֶֽעֱנֶ֑ה (’e·‘ĕ·neh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6030: To answer, respond

twice,
וּ֝שְׁתַּ֗יִם (ū·šə·ta·yim)
Conjunctive waw | Number - fd
Strong's Hebrew 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

but I have nothing
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

to add.”
אוֹסִֽיף׃ (’ō·w·sîp̄)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3254: To add, augment
Verse 5. - Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yea, twice; but l will proceed no further. The meaning is, "I have already spoken, not once, but more than once. Now I will be silent; I will say no more.' There is a sort of recognition that the arguments used were futile, but not a full and complete confession, as in Job 42:3.
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