Parallel Verses

King James Version

Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

New American Standard Bible

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

Holman Bible

Do you listen in on the council of God,
or have a monopoly on wisdom?

International Standard Version

Have you listened in on God's secret council? Have you limited wisdom only to yourself?

A Conservative Version

Have thou heard the secret counsel of God? And do thou limit wisdom to thyself?

American Standard Version

Hast thou heard the secret counsel of God? And dost thou limit wisdom to thyself?

Amplified


“Do you hear the secret counsel of God,
And do you limit [the possession of] wisdom to yourself?

Bible in Basic English

Were you present at the secret meeting of God? and have you taken all wisdom for yourself?

Darby Translation

Hast thou listened in the secret council of +God? And hast thou absorbed wisdom for thyself?

Julia Smith Translation

Shalt thou hear in the consultation of God? and wilt thou reserve wisdom to thyself?

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Have you listened in God's confidential discussion? And do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hast thou heard the secret counsel of God, that all wisdom is too little for thee?

NET Bible

Do you listen in on God's secret council? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

In the secret council of GOD, hast thou been wont to hearken? Or canst thou attain for thyself unto wisdom?

Webster

Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Of the secret counsel of God dost thou hear? And withdrawest thou unto thee wisdom?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the secret
סוד 
Cowd 
Usage: 21

of God
אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
God, god
Usage: 57

and dost thou restrain
גּרע 
Gara` 
Usage: 22

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

References

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

7 Art thou the first man that was born? or wast thou made before the hills? 8 Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself? 9 What knowest thou, that we know not? what understandest thou, which is not in us?



Cross References

Romans 11:34

For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counseller?

Jeremiah 23:18

For who hath stood in the counsel of the LORD, and hath perceived and heard his word? who hath marked his word, and heard it?

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 for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.

Job 11:6

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.

Job 12:2

No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

Job 13:5-6

O that ye would altogether hold your peace! and it should be your wisdom.

Job 29:4

As I was in the days of my youth, when the secret of God was upon my tabernacle;

Psalm 25:14

The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.

Proverbs 3:32

For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.

Amos 3:7

Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.

Matthew 13:11

He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

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.

John 15:15

Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.

Romans 16:25-26

Now to him that is of power to stablish 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 hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.

1 Corinthians 2:16

For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

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