Job 16:3
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New International Version
Will your long-winded speeches never end? What ails you that you keep on arguing?

King James Bible
Shall vain words have an end? or what emboldeneth thee that thou answerest?

Darby Bible Translation
Shall words of wind have an end? or what provoketh thee that thou answerest?

World English Bible
Shall vain words have an end? Or what provokes you that you answer?

Young's Literal Translation
Is there an end to words of wind? Or what doth embolden thee that thou answerest?

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Vain words - Literally, words of air.

What emboldeneth thee - Thou art totally ignorant of the business; what then can induce thee to take part in this discussion?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

vain words. Heb. words of wind

Job 6:26 Do you imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind?

Job 8:2 How long will you speak these things? and how long shall the words of your mouth be like a strong wind?

Job 15:2 Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?

what emboldeneth

Job 20:3 I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causes me to answer.

Job 32:3-6 Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job...

Matthew 22:46 And no man was able to answer him a word, neither dared any man from that day forth ask him any more questions.

Titus 1:11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.

Titus 2:8 Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

Library
Epistle Xlv. To Theoctista, Patrician .
To Theoctista, Patrician [153] . Gregory to Theoctista, &c. We ought to give great thanks to Almighty God, that our most pious and most benignant Emperors have near them kinsfolk of their race, whose life and conversation is such as to give us all great joy. Hence too we should continually pray for these our lords, that their life, with that of all who belong to them, may by the protection of heavenly grace be preserved through long and tranquil times. I have to inform you, however, that I have
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

The Birth of Jesus Proclaimed by Angels to the Shepherds.
(Near Bethlehem, b.c. 5.) ^C Luke II. 8-20. ^c 8 And there were shepherds in the same country [they were in the same fields from which David had been called to tend God's Israel, or flock] abiding in the field, and keeping watch by night over their flock. [When the flock is too far from the village to lead it to the fold at night, these shepherds still so abide with it in the field, even in the dead of winter.] 9 And an angel of the Lord stood by them [He stood upon the earth at their side, and did
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
1 Samuel 1:7
This went on year after year. Whenever Hannah went up to the house of the LORD, her rival provoked her till she wept and would not eat.

Job 6:26
Do you mean to correct what I say, and treat my desperate words as wind?

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