Job 11 LEB

Zophar’s First Response to Job

1 Then Zophar the Naamathite answered and said,

References for Job 11:1

    • a 11:1 - Hebrew "And"
      2 "Should an abundance of words go unanswered, or {a man full of talk} be vindicated?

      References for Job 11:2

        • b 11:2 - Literally "a man of lips"
        • c 11:2 - Hebrew "should he be vindicated"
          3 Should your loose talk put people to silence? {And when you mock, shall no one put you to shame}?

          References for Job 11:3

            • d 11:3 - Literally "And you will mock there is not putting to shame"
              4 For you say, 'My teaching [is] pure, and I am clean in your sight.'
              5 But, {O that} God might speak, and [that] he would open his lips to you,

              References for Job 11:5

                • e 11:5 - Hebrew "And but"
                • f 11:5 - Literally "who shall give"
                  6 and [that] he would tell you [the] secrets of wisdom, for {insight has many sides}. And know that God {on your behalf} has forgotten {some of} your guilt.

                  References for Job 11:6

                    • g 11:6 - Literally "double to sound wisdom"
                    • h 11:6 - Literally "for you"
                    • i 11:6 - Literally "from"
                      7 "Can you find [out] the essence of God, or can you find [out] {the ultimate limits} of Shaddai?

                      References for Job 11:7

                        • j 11:7 - Literally "up to [the] limit"
                          8 {It is higher than the heaven}; what can you do? [It is] deeper than Sheol; what can you know?

                          References for Job 11:8

                            • k 11:8 - Literally "heights of heaven"
                              9 Its measure [is] longer than [the] earth and broader than [the] sea.
                              10 "If he passes through and imprisons someone {and summons the assembly}, then who can hinder him?

                              References for Job 11:10

                                • l 11:10 - Hebrew "and he imprisons"
                                • m 11:10 - Literally "and he summons"
                                • n 11:10 - Hebrew "and"
                                  11 For he knows {those who are worthless}; {when he sees} iniquity, {he will not consider it}.

                                  References for Job 11:11

                                    • o 11:11 - Literally "men of worthlessness"
                                    • p 11:11 - Literally "And he will see"
                                    • q 11:11 - Literally "and he will not consider"
                                      12 But {an empty-headed person} will get understanding when a wild donkey's colt is born [as] a human being.

                                      References for Job 11:12

                                        • r 11:12 - Hebrew "And"
                                        • s 11:12 - Literally "a man hollowed out"
                                        • t 11:12 - Hebrew "and"
                                          13 "If you yourself direct your heart and stretch out your hands to him--

                                          References for Job 11:13

                                            • u 11:13 - Emphatic personal pronoun
                                              14 if iniquity [is] in your hand, put it far away, and you must not let wickedness reside in your tents--

                                              References for Job 11:14

                                                • v 11:14 - See v. 11, where the same word is used
                                                  15 surely then you will lift up your face without blemish, and you will be firmly established and will not fear.

                                                  References for Job 11:15

                                                    • w 11:15 - Hebrew "from"
                                                    • x 11:15 - Hebrew "and not will you fear"
                                                      16 For you yourself will forget your misery; you will remember [it] as water [that] has flowed past.

                                                      References for Job 11:16

                                                        • y 11:16 - Emphatic personal pronoun
                                                          17 "{And your life will be brighter than noon}; [its] darkness will be like the morning.

                                                          References for Job 11:17

                                                            • z 11:17 - Literally "And from noon lifespan will arise"
                                                              18 And you will have confidence because there is hope; and you will be well protected--{you will sleep in safety}.

                                                              References for Job 11:18

                                                                • { 11:18 - Literally "you will lie down securely"
                                                                  19 And you will lie down, and {no one will make you afraid}; {and many will entreat your favor}.

                                                                  References for Job 11:19

                                                                    • | 11:19 - Literally "there is not making afraid"
                                                                    • } 11:19 - Literally "and they will appease/implore your faces many"
                                                                      20 But [the] eyes of [the] wicked will fail; and refuge will be lost to them, and their hope [is] {to breathe their last breath}."

                                                                      References for Job 11:20

                                                                        • ~ 11:20 - Hebrew "And"
                                                                        •  11:20 - Literally "the expiring of soul"