Parallel Verses

King James Version

Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which he hath made crooked?

New American Standard Bible

Consider the work of God, For who is able to straighten what He has bent?

Holman Bible

Consider the work of God,
for who can straighten out
what He has made crooked?

International Standard Version

Consider the work of God: Who is able to straighten what he has bent?

A Conservative Version

Consider the work of God. For who can make that straight, which he has made crooked?

American Standard Version

Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which he hath made crooked?

Amplified

Consider the work of God: who can make straight what He has made crooked?

Bible in Basic English

Give thought to the work of God. Who will make straight what he has made bent?

Darby Translation

Consider the work of God; for who can make straight what he hath made crooked?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Consider the work of God; for who can make straight that which he has twisted?

Julia Smith Translation

See the work of God: for who shall be able to make straight what he made it crooked?

King James 2000

Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which he has made crooked?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Consider the work of God. For who is able to make straight what he made crooked?

Modern King James verseion

Consider the work of God; for who can make straight what He has made crooked?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Consider the work of God, how that no man can make the thing straight, which he maketh crooked.

NET Bible

Consider the work of God: For who can make straight what he has bent?

New Heart English Bible

Consider the work of God, for who can make that straight, which he has made crooked?

The Emphasized Bible

Consider the work of God, - for who can straighten what he hath bent?

Webster

Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which he hath made crooked?

World English Bible

Consider the work of God, for who can make that straight, which he has made crooked?

Youngs Literal Translation

See the work of God, For who is able to make straight that which He made crooked?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the work
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

תּקן 
Taqan 
Usage: 3

References

Context Readings

Humans Must Accept God's Will And Make The Best Of It

12 For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it. 13 Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which he hath made crooked? 14 In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 1:15

That which is crooked cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered.

Job 12:14

Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again: he shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.

Isaiah 14:27

For the LORD of hosts hath purposed, and who shall disannul it? and his hand is stretched out, and who shall turn it back?

Job 9:12

Behold, he taketh away, who can hinder him? who will say unto him, What doest thou?

Job 11:10

If he cut off, and shut up, or gather together, then who can hinder him?

Job 34:29

When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only:

Job 37:14

Hearken unto this, O Job: stand still, and consider the wondrous works of God.

Psalm 8:3

When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;

Psalm 107:43

Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the LORD.

Ecclesiastes 3:11

He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.

Isaiah 5:12

And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of his hands.

Isaiah 43:13

Yea, before the day was I am he; and there is none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and who shall let it?

Isaiah 46:10-11

Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

Daniel 4:35

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

Romans 9:15

For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

Romans 9:19

Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he yet find fault? For who hath resisted his will?

Ephesians 1:11

In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:

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