KJV LexiconFor I know
to know (properly, to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially
not to give flattering titles
to address by an additional name; hence, to eulogize -- give flattering titles, surname (himself).
in so doing my maker
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
a little or few (often adverbial or compar.) -- almost (some, very) few(-er, -est), lightly, little (while), (very) small (matter, thing), some, soon, very.
take me away
to lift, in a great variety of applications, literal and figurative, absol. and rel. (as follows)
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"For I do not know how to flatter, Else my Maker would soon take me away.
King James Bible
For I know not to give flattering titles; in so doing my maker would soon take me away.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
For I do not know how to give such titles; otherwise, my Maker would remove me in an instant.
International Standard Version
since I don't know the first thing about how to flatter; and the one who made me would sweep me away as if I were nothing."
for I do not know how to give honorary titles, if I did, my Creator would quickly do away with me.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
I don't know how to flatter. If I did, my maker would soon carry me away.
King James 2000 Bible
For I know not how to give flattery; in so doing my maker would soon take me away.
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