New International Version
"A word was secretly brought to me, my ears caught a whisper of it.
King James Bible
Now a thing was secretly brought to me, and mine ear received a little thereof.
Darby Bible Translation
Now to me a word was secretly brought, and mine ear received a whisper thereof.
World English Bible
"Now a thing was secretly brought to me. My ear received a whisper of it.
Young's Literal Translation
And unto me a thing is secretly brought, And receive doth mine ear a little of it.
Job 4:12 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Now a thing was secretly brought to me - To give himself the more authority, he professes to have received a vision from God, by which he was taught the secret of the Divine dispensations in providence; and a confirmation of the doctrine which he was now stating to Job; and which he applied in a different way to what was designed in the Divine communication.
Mine ear received a little thereof - Mr. Good translates, "And mine ear received a whisper along with it." The apparition was the general subject; and the words related Job 4:17, etc., were the whispers which he heard when the apparition stood still.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
secretly. Heb. by stealth. a little.
LibraryNovember 17 Evening
Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.--GAL. 6:7. They that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.--They have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.--He that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption. To him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.--He that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting. And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. As we have therefore opportunity, let …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
Whether the Contemplative Life is Continuous?
Necessity of Contemplating the Judgment-Seat of God, in Order to be Seriously Convinced of the Doctrine of Gratuitous Justification.
Certain Heavenly Secrets, visions, and Revelations. The Effects of them in Her Soul.
And these are but the outer fringe of his works; how faint the whisper we hear of him! Who then can understand the thunder of his power?"
In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on people as they slumber in their beds,
Jump to PreviousCaught Ear Ears Little Receive Received Secretly Small Sound Stealthily Thereof Whisper Word
Jump to NextCaught Ear Ears Little Receive Received Secretly Small Sound Stealthily Thereof Whisper Word
LinksJob 4:12 NIV
Job 4:12 NLT
Job 4:12 ESV
Job 4:12 NASB
Job 4:12 KJV
Job 4:12 Bible Apps
Job 4:12 Biblia Paralela
Job 4:12 Chinese Bible
Job 4:12 French Bible
Job 4:12 German Bible
Job 4:12 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.