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Job 32:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I said, Days should speak, And multitude of years should teach wisdom.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “I thought age should speak, And increased years should teach wisdom.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I said, Let days speak, and multitude of years teach wisdom.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I said, Days, should speak,—and, the multitude of years, should make known wisdom.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— I said: Days do speak, And multitude of years teach wisdom.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For I hoped that greater age would speak, and that a multitude of years would teach wisdom.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I said, Dayes should speake, and multitude of yeeres should teach wisedome.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And I said, It is not time that speaks, though in many years [men] know wisdom:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I said, 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Days 3117
{3117} Prime
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
should speak, 1696
{1696} Prime
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
and multitude 7230
{7230} Prime
From H7231; abundance (in any respect).
of years 8141
{8141} Prime
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time).
should teach 3045
{3045} Prime
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
wisdom. 2451
{2451} Prime
From H2449; wisdom (in a good sense).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 32:7

_ _ Days — that is, the aged (Job 15:10).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 32:6-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 32:7

I said, Days (e) should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

(e) Meaning, the ancient, who have experience.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 8:8-10 For enquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thyself to the search of their fathers: ... Shall not they teach thee, [and] tell thee, and utter words out of their heart?
Job 12:12 With the ancient [is] wisdom; and in length of days understanding.
1 Kings 12:6-8 And king Rehoboam consulted with the old men, that stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, and said, How do ye advise that I may answer this people? ... But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him, [and] which stood before him:
Psalms 34:11-12 Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD. ... What man [is he that] desireth life, [and] loveth [many] days, that he may see good?
Proverbs 1:1-4 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; ... To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
Proverbs 16:31 The hoary head [is] a crown of glory, [if] it be found in the way of righteousness.
Hebrews 5:12 For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which [be] the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.
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