Will your long-winded speeches never end? What ails you that you keep on arguing?
"Is there no limit to windy words? Or what plagues you that you answer?
Won’t you ever stop your flow of foolish words? What have I said that makes you speak so endlessly?
Is there no end to your windbag speeches? What's your problem that you go on and on like this?
May words which are like the wind be stopped? or what is troubling you to make answer to them?
Have windy words no limit? Or what provokes you that you keep on talking?
Shall words of wind have an end? Or what provokes you that you answer?
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1 tn Disjunctive questions are introduced with the sign of the interrogative; the second part is introduced with אוֹ (’o, see GKC 475 §150.g).
3 tn Heb “words of wind.”
4 tn The Hiphil of מָרַץ (marats) does not occur anywhere else. The word means “to compel; to force” (see 6:25).
5 tn The LXX seems to have gone a different way: “What, is there any reason in vain words, or what will hinder you from answering?”