Job 32:8



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But it is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

King James Version

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

International Standard Version

However, a spirit exists in mankind, and the Almighty's breath gives him insight."

A Conservative Version

But there is a spirit in man, and the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

American Standard Version

But there is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

Amplified

But there is [a vital force] a spirit [of intelligence] in man, and the breath of the Almighty gives men understanding.

Bible in Basic English

But truly it is the spirit in man, even the breath of the Ruler of all, which gives them knowledge.

Darby Translation

But there is a spirit which is in man; and the breath of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

Holman Bible

But it is a spirit in man and the breath of the Almighty that give him understanding.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Certainly there is a spirit in man, and the inspiration of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Julia Smith Translation

But it is a spirit in man, and the breath of the Almighty will cause them to understand.

King James 2000

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty gives him understanding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Truly, it [is] a spirit in a human being, and the breath of Shaddai teaches them.

Modern King James verseion

But a spirit is in man giving them perception, even the breath of the Almighty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Every man, no doubt, hath a mind; but it is the inspiration of the Almighty that giveth understanding.

NET Bible

But it is a spirit in people, the breath of the Almighty, that makes them understand.

New Heart English Bible

But there is a spirit in man, and the breath of Shaddai gives them understanding.

New simplified Bible

But truly it is the spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty that makes for understanding.

The Emphasized Bible

Yet surely, there is a spirit in men, and, the inspiration of the Almighty, giveth them understanding;

Webster

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

World English Bible

But there is a spirit in man, and the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

Surely a spirit is in man, And the breath of the Mighty One Doth cause them to understand.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אכן 
'aken 
Usage: 18

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

in man
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

and the inspiration
נשׁמה 
N@shamah 
Usage: 24

of the Almighty
שׁדּי 
Shadday 
Usage: 48

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job And His Three Friends

7 "I thought age should speak, And increased years should teach wisdom. 8 "But it is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding. 9 "The abundant in years may not be wise, Nor may elders understand justice.



Cross References

Job 33:4

"The Spirit of God has made me, And the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

Job 38:36

"Who has put wisdom in the innermost being Or given understanding to the mind?

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

1 Kings 3:12

behold, I have done according to your words Behold, I have given you a wise and discerning heart, so that there has been no one like you before you, nor shall one like you arise after you.

1 Kings 4:29

Now God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment and breadth of mind, like the sand that is on the seashore.

Job 35:11

Who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth And makes us wiser than the birds of the heavens?'

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to a person who is good in His sight He has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, while to the sinner He has given the task of gathering and collecting so that he may give to one who is good in God's sight This too is vanity and striving after wind.

Daniel 1:17

As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in every branch of literature and wisdom; Daniel even understood all kinds of visions and dreams.

Daniel 2:21

"It is He who changes the times and the epochs; He removes kings and establishes kings; He gives wisdom to wise men And knowledge to men of understanding.

1 Corinthians 2:10-12

For to us God revealed them through the Spirit; for the Spirit searches all things, even the depths of God.

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

Genesis 41:39

So Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Since God has informed you of all this, there is no one so discerning and wise as you are.

1 Kings 3:28

When all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had handed down, they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to administer justice.

Job 4:12-21

"Now a word was brought to me stealthily, And my ear received a whisper of it.

Job 33:16

Then He opens the ears of men, And seals their instruction,

1 Corinthians 12:8

For to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, and to another the word of knowledge according to the same Spirit;

2 Timothy 3:16

All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;



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