New Living Translation
But if it were me, I would encourage you. I would try to take away your grief.
King James Bible
But I would strengthen you with my mouth, and the moving of my lips should asswage your grief.
Darby Bible Translation
But I would encourage you with my mouth, and the solace of my lips should assuage your pain.
World English Bible
but I would strengthen you with my mouth. The solace of my lips would relieve you.
Young's Literal Translation
I might harden you with my mouth, And the moving of my lips might be sparing.
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CommentaryJob 16:5 Parallel Commentaries
I could say the same things if you were in my place. I could spout off criticism and shake my head at you.
Instead, I suffer if I defend myself, and I suffer no less if I refuse to speak.
Like a chief, I told them what to do. I lived like a king among his troops and comforted those who mourned.
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