Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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. 7 "Can you fathom the mystery of God? Or can you probe the limits of the Almighty?


Cross References

Ezra 9:13

"After all that has come on us for our evil deeds, and for our great guilt, since you, our God, have punished us less than our iniquities deserve, and have given us such a remnant,

Deuteronomy 29:29

The secret things belong to Yahweh our God; but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law.

Job 9:4

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

Job 15:5

For your iniquity teaches your mouth, and you choose the language of the crafty.

Job 15:8

Have you heard the secret counsel of God? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Job 15:11

Are the consolations of God too small for you, even the word that is gentle toward you?

Job 28:28

To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalm 25:14

The friendship of Yahweh is with those who fear him. He will show them his covenant.

Psalm 103:10

He has not dealt with us according to our sins, nor repaid us for our iniquities.

Psalm 106:43-46

Many times he delivered them, but they were rebellious in their counsel, and were brought low in their iniquity.

Lamentations 3:22

[It is of] Yahweh's loving kindnesses that we are not consumed, because his compassion doesn't fail.

Daniel 2:28

but there is a God in heaven who reveals secrets, and he has made known to the king Nebuchadnezzar what shall be in the latter days. Your dream, and the visions of your head on your bed, are these:

Daniel 2:47

The king answered to Daniel, and said, Of a truth your God is the God of gods, and the Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets, since you have been able to reveal this secret.

Matthew 13:35

that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through the prophet, saying, "I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things hidden from the foundation of the world."

Romans 16:25-26

(14:24) Now to him who is able to establish you according to my Good News and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret through long ages,

1 Corinthians 2:9-11

But as it is written, "Things which an eye didn't see, and an ear didn't hear, which didn't enter into the heart of man, these God has prepared for those who love him."

Ephesians 3:5

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

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