Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 
God, god
Usage: 57

נשׁה 
Nashah 
Usage: 7

עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

References

Smith

Context Readings

Zophar's First Response To Job

5 But oh that God would speak, and open his lips against you; 6 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. 7 Can you by searching find out God? can you find out the limits of the Almighty?


Cross References

Ezra 9:13

And after all that is come upon us for our evil deeds, and for our great trespass, seeing that you our God has punished us less than our iniquities deserve, and has given us such deliverance as this;

Deuteronomy 29:29

The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law.

Job 9:4

He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself against him, and has prospered?

Job 15:5

For your mouth utters your iniquity, and you choose the tongue of the crafty.

Job 15:8

Have you heard the council of God? and do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Job 15:11

Are the consolations of God too small for you? on the word that deals gently with you?

Job 28:28

And unto 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 with them that fear him; and he will show them 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 did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their counsel, and were brought low for their iniquity.

Lamentations 3:22

It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.

Daniel 2:28

But there is a God in heaven that reveals secrets, and makes known to king Nebuchadnezzar what shall be in the latter days. Your dream, and the visions of your head upon your bed, are these;

Daniel 2:47

The king answered unto Daniel, and said, Of a truth it is, that your God is God of gods, and Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets, seeing you could reveal this secret.

Matthew 13:35

That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from 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 was kept secret since the world began,

1 Corinthians 2:9-11

But as it is written, Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God has prepared for them that love him.

Ephesians 3:5

Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;

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