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Job 20:3

I hear censure that insults me,

and out of my understanding a spirit answers me.

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Job 20:3 — The New International Version (NIV)

I hear a rebuke that dishonors me,

and my understanding inspires me to reply.

Job 20:3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

I have heard the check of my reproach,

And the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.

Job 20:3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

I’ve had to endure your insults,

but now my spirit prompts me to reply.

Job 20:3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

I have heard the rebuke that reproaches me,

And the spirit of my understanding causes me to answer.

Job 20:3 — New Century Version (NCV)

You correct me and I am insulted,

but I understand how to answer you.

Job 20:3 — American Standard Version (ASV)

I have heard the reproof which putteth me to shame;

And the spirit of my understanding answereth me.

Job 20:3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

I hear a reproof putting me to shame; and my spirit answereth me by mine understanding.

Job 20:3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

I have heard criticism that makes me ashamed, 

but a spirit beyond my understanding gives me answers. 

Job 20:3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

I have heard a rebuke that insults me,

and my understanding makes me reply.

Job 20:3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

I hear censure that insults me,

and a spirit beyond my understanding answers me.

Job 20:3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

I hear discipline that insults me,

and a spirit beyond my understanding answers me.

Job 20:3 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

What you have just said makes fun of me.

So I really have to reply to you.

Job 20:3 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“I listened to the reproof which insults me,

And the spirit of my understanding makes me answer.