Job 34:3

NET ©

For the ear assesses words as the mouth tastes food.

NIV ©

For the ear tests words as the tongue tastes food.

NASB ©

"For the ear tests words As the palate tastes food.

NLT ©

‘Just as the mouth tastes good food, the ear tests the words it hears.’

MSG ©

Isn't it just common sense--as common as the sense of taste--

BBE ©

For words are tested by the ear, as food is tasted by the mouth.

NRSV ©

for the ear tests words as the palate tastes food.

NKJV ©

For the ear tests words As the palate tastes food.

KJV
For the ear
<0241>
trieth
<0974> (8799)
words
<04405>_,
as the mouth
<02441>
tasteth
<02938> (8799)
meat
<0398> (8800)_.
{mouth: Heb. palate}
HEBREW
lkal
<0398>
Mejy
<02938>
Kxw
<02441>
Nxbt
<0974>
Nylm
<04405>
Nza
<0241>
yk (34:3)
<03588>
LXXM
oti
<3754>  
CONJ
ouv
<3775>  
N-NSN
logouv
<3056>  
N-APM
dokimazei
<1381>  
V-PAI-3S
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
larugx
<2995>  
N-NSM
geuetai
 
V-PMI-3S
brwsin
<1035>  
N-ASF
NET © [draft] ITL
For
<03588>
the ear
<0241>
assesses
<0974>
words
<04405>
as the mouth
<02441>
tastes
<02938>
food
<0398>
.
NET © Notes

tn Or “examines; tests; tries; discerns.”

tn Or “palate”; the Hebrew term refers to the tongue or to the mouth in general.