3 My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.

Other Translations of Job 33:3

New International Version

3 My words come from an upright heart; my lips sincerely speak what I know.

English Standard Version

3 My words declare the uprightness of my heart, and what my lips know they speak sincerely.

The Message

3 I have no ulterior motives in this; I'm speaking honestly from my heart.

New King James Version

3 My words come from my upright heart; My lips utter pure knowledge.

New Living Translation

3 I speak with all sincerity; I speak the truth.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Job 33:3

Commentary on Job 33:1-7

(Read Job 33:1-7)

Job had desired a judge to decide his appeal. Elihu was one according to his wish, a man like himself. If we would rightly convince men, it must be by reason, not by terror; by fair argument, not by a heavy hand.