New American Standard Bible
"My words are from the uprightness of my heart, And my lips speak knowledge sincerely.
King James Bible
My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.
Darby Bible Translation
My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart, and my lips shall utter knowledge purely.
World English Bible
My words shall utter the uprightness of my heart. That which my lips know they shall speak sincerely.
Young's Literal Translation
Of the uprightness of my heart are my sayings, And knowledge have my lips clearly spoken.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart - I will speak in sincerity. I will utter nothing that shall be hollow and hypocritical. What I speak shall be the real suggestion of my heart - what I feel and know to be true. Perhaps Elihu was the more anxious to make this point entirely clear, because the three friends of Job might be supposed to have laid themselves open to the suspicion that they were influenced by passion or prejudice; that they had maintained their opinions from mere obstinacy and not from conviction; and that they had been sometimes disposed to cavil. Elihu claims that all that he was about to say would be entirely sincere.
Shall utter knowledge clearly - Shall state things just as they are, and give the true solution of the difficulties which have been felt in regard to the divine dealings. His object is to guard himself wholly from the suspicion of partiality.
LibraryWhether the Testimony of the Father's Voice, Saying, "This is My Beloved Son," was Fittingly Added?
Objection 1: It would seem that the testimony of the Father's voice, saying, "This is My beloved Son," was not fittingly added; for, as it is written (Job 33:14), "God speaketh once, and repeateth not the selfsame thing the second time." But the Father's voice had testified to this at the time of (Christ's) baptism. Therefore it was not fitting that He should bear witness to it a second time. Objection 2: Further, at the baptism the Holy Ghost appeared under the form of a dove at the same time as …
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"Now please look at me, And see if I lie to your face.
My lips certainly will not speak unjustly, Nor will my tongue mutter deceit.
"Behold now, I open my mouth, My tongue in my mouth speaks.
"For truly my words are not false; One who is perfect in knowledge is with you.
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