Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you. Yes, who does not know such things as these?

New American Standard Bible

"But I have intelligence as well as you; I am not inferior to you. And who does not know such things as these?

King James Version

But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: yea, who knoweth not such things as these?

Holman Bible

But I also have a mind;
I am not inferior to you.
Who doesn’t know the things you are talking about?

International Standard Version

Like you, I also have understanding. I'm not inferior to you; who doesn't know things like this?"

American Standard Version

But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: Yea, who knoweth not such things as these?

Amplified

But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you. Who does not know such things as these [of God's wisdom and might]?

Bible in Basic English

But I have a mind as well as you; I am equal to you: yes, who has not knowledge of such things as these?

Darby Translation

I also have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you; and who knoweth not such things as these?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But I have a heart as well as you; I am not inferior to you; and who shall not be able to say as much again?

Julia Smith Translation

Also to me a heart like you; I fall not more than you: and with whom not like these?

King James 2000

But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: yea, who knows not such things as these?

Lexham Expanded Bible

{I also have insight} like you; I am not more inferior than you. And {who does not know things like these}?

Modern King James verseion

But I have understanding as well as you; I do not fall short of you; yes, who does not know such things as these?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But I have understanding as well as ye, and am no less than ye. Yea who knoweth not these things?

NET Bible

I also have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you. Who does not know such things as these?

New Heart English Bible

But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you. Yes, who doesn't know such things as these?

The Emphasized Bible

I also, have a mind like you, I, fall not short, of you, But who hath not such things as these?

Webster

But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: yes, who knoweth not such things as these?

World English Bible

But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you. Yes, who doesn't know such things as these?

Youngs Literal Translation

I also have a heart like you, I am not fallen more than you, And with whom is there not like these?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
גּם 
Gam 
also, as, even, again, and,
Usage: 761

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

as well as you I am not inferior
נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

כּמו כּמו 
K@mow 
and when, as thyself, like me, according to it, worth
Usage: 127

Context Readings

Job's Fourth Speech

2 No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you. 3 But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you. Yes, who does not know such things as these? 4 I am as a man who is a laughing-stock to his neighbor. I who called upon God, and he answered. The just, the perfect man is a laughing-stock.


Cross References

Job 6:6-7

Can that which has no savor be eaten without salt? Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

Job 13:2-5

What ye know, I also know; I am not inferior to you.

Job 26:2-3

How thou have helped him who is without power! How thou have saved the arm that has no strength!

Proverbs 26:4

Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like to him.

2 Corinthians 11:5

For I reckon to come short in nothing of those, superlative apostles.

2 Corinthians 11:21-23

I speak as from shame, that we were so weak. Yet in whatever any man may be bold in foolishness, I say I too am bold.

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