Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And show you the secrets of wisdom! For sound wisdom has two sides Know then that God forgets a part of your iniquity.

King James Version

And that he would shew thee the secrets of wisdom, that they are double to that which is! Know therefore that God exacteth of thee less than thine iniquity deserveth.

Holman Bible

He would show you the secrets of wisdom, for true wisdom has two sides. Know then that God has chosen to overlook some of your sin.

International Standard Version

and disclose his wise secrets? After all, there's so much more to understanding. So be aware that God will exact from you less than your sin deserves."

A Conservative Version

and that he would show thee the secrets of wisdom! For he is manifold in understanding. Know therefore that God exacts of thee less than thine iniquity deserves.

American Standard Version

And that he would show thee the secrets of wisdom! For he is manifold in understanding. Know therefore that God exacteth of thee less than thine iniquity deserveth.

Amplified

And that He would show you the secrets of wisdom! For He is manifold in understanding! Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your guilt and iniquity [deserve].

Bible in Basic English

And would make clear to you the secrets of wisdom, and the wonders of his purpose!

Darby Translation

And that he would shew thee the secrets of wisdom, how that they are the double of what is realised; and know that +God passeth by much of thine iniquity!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and that he would show thee the secrets of wisdom! For thou dost deserve double according to sound wisdom; and thou dost know that God has forgotten thee because of thine iniquity.

Julia Smith Translation

And he shall announce to thee hidden things of wisdom, for they are the double for understanding. And know thou that God will set to thee from thine iniquity.

King James 2000

And that he would show you the secrets of wisdom, that they are double to that which is! Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your iniquity deserves.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and [that] he would tell you [the] secrets of wisdom, for {insight has many sides}. And know that God {on your behalf} has forgotten {some of} your guilt.

Modern King James verseion

and would tell you the secrets of His wisdom, that sound wisdom is manifold? Know therefore that God forgets for you some of your iniquity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that he might show thee out of his secret wisdom how manifold his law is! Then shouldest thou know that God had forgotten thee, because of thy sins.

NET Bible

and reveal to you the secrets of wisdom -- for true wisdom has two sides -- so that you would know that God has forgiven some of your sins.

New Heart English Bible

that he would show you the secrets of wisdom. For true wisdom has two sides. Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your iniquity deserves.

The Emphasized Bible

That he would declare to thee the secrets of wisdom, for they are double to that which actually is, - -Know then that GOD could bring into forgetfulness for thee, a portion of thine iniquity.

Webster

And that he would show thee the secrets of wisdom, that they are double to that which is! Know therefore that God exacteth of thee less than thy iniquity deserveth.

World English Bible

that he would show you the secrets of wisdom! For true wisdom has two sides. Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your iniquity deserves.

Youngs Literal Translation

And declare to thee secrets of wisdom, For counsel hath foldings. And know thou that God forgetteth for thee, Some of thine iniquity.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

תּעלמּה 
Ta`alummah 
Usage: 3

of wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

כּפל 
Kephel 
Usage: 3

to that which is
תּשׁיּה תּוּשׁיּה 
Tuwshiyah 
Usage: 11

אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
Usage: 57

נשׁה 
Nashah 
Usage: 7

עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

References

Smith

Context Readings

Zophar's First Response To Job

5 "But would that God might speak, And open His lips against you, 6 And show you the secrets of wisdom! For sound wisdom has two sides Know then that God forgets a part of your iniquity. 7 "Can you discover the depths of God? Can you discover the limits of the Almighty?


Cross References

Ezra 9:13

"After all that has come upon us for our evil deeds and our great guilt, since You our God have requited us less than our iniquities deserve, and have given us an escaped remnant as this,

Deuteronomy 29:29

"The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law.

Job 9:4

"Wise in heart and mighty in strength, Who has defied Him without harm?

Job 15:5

"For your guilt teaches your mouth, And you choose the language of the crafty.

Job 15:8

"Do you hear the secret counsel of God, And limit wisdom to yourself?

Job 15:11

"Are the consolations of God too small for you, Even the word spoken gently with you?

Job 28:28

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalm 25:14

The secret of the LORD is for those who fear Him, And He will make them know His covenant.

Psalm 103:10

He has not dealt with us according to our sins, Nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.

Psalm 106:43-46

Many times He would deliver them; They, however, were rebellious in their counsel, And so sank down in their iniquity.

Lamentations 3:22

The LORD'S lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail.

Daniel 2:28

"However, there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries, and He has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will take place in the latter days This was your dream and the visions in your mind while on your bed.

Daniel 2:47

The king answered Daniel and said, "Surely your God is a God of gods and a Lord of kings and a revealer of mysteries, since you have been able to reveal this mystery."

Matthew 13:35

This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet: "I WILL OPEN MY MOUTH IN PARABLES; I WILL UTTER THINGS HIDDEN SINCE THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD."

Romans 16:25-26

Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,

1 Corinthians 2:9-11

but just as it is written, "THINGS WHICH EYE HAS NOT SEEN AND EAR HAS NOT HEARD, AND which HAVE NOT ENTERED THE HEART OF MAN, ALL THAT GOD HAS PREPARED FOR THOSE WHO LOVE HIM."

Ephesians 3:5

which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;

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